PLACE Landscape Architecture is nothing without our team.
Meet the faces behind the creativity and ideas that fuel our work.


Joshua Tripp

Principal Landscape Architect

Mr. Tripp presents 23 years of diverse professional landscape architecture experience with an emphasis on site planning and detailed design. In addition to commercial/retail projects, Josh has provided collaborative services for medical facilities, technology campuses, educational institutions, tourism destinations, parks & recreation, and single-family residential projects. His understanding of landscape construction and the creative process ensures project tasks will be completed in a cost & time conscious manner. Josh engages the design team early on (ensuring client goals & objectives are clearly identified) and is a contributing member throughout project development and construction.

Throughout his career Josh has remained active in several local networking groups such as: Marketing Associates of Spokane, Spokane Executives Association, GSI Spokane, and the American Society of Landscape Architects – constantly looking for opportunities to connect with individuals, colleagues, and friends alike. He has been featured in local professional editorial publications (Inland Business Catalyst Magazine, 2011 - Top 20 under 40) and most recently, highlighted in Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living Magazines’ Honor Series which recognized local design talent.

Mr. Tripp earned his BSLA from Washington State University in 1997 where he received academic scholarships as well as completed international studies in Italy, Germany, and Copenhagen.


Jonathan Duran

Landscape Architect In-Training

Jonathan is a landscape  architect in training and a graduate of Washington State University. He joined the PLACE team in 2017 after logging nearly 3 years with local design-build and landscape construction companies. Without question, he is a work horse. Jonathan is also a very accomplished photographer, graphic artist, and father.


  • GTA Multi-Modal Facility - Moses Lake, WA

  • Naches Valley Elementary School - Naches, WA

  • Cochrane & Company Rooftop - Spokane, WA

  • Pasadena Ridge Golf Community - Spokane, WA

  • Private Residence - Woodside, CA

  • The Trails Community Master Plan - Cd'A, ID


Washington State University, BLA - 2013

Sean McMillion

Landscape Architect In-Training

Sean is a Landscape Architect In-Training from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He joined PLACE, offering 3 years of design-build experience in Midwestern Retreats to Mountain Estates. In his free time you’ll find him and his dog trekking down the local rivers with fishing rod in hand.


  • Various Project - Kootenai County, ID

  • Intermountain Estates, ID

  • Various Commercial & Retail Sites, WA

  • Environmental and Recreational Plans, WA


University of Wisconsin-Madison, BSLA - 2015