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We’re certified as DBE, WBE, ESB & ACDBE in Oregon and as DBE, WBE in Washington.

Marianne Zarkin Landscape Architects (MZLA) is committed to creating beautiful, inviting outdoor spaces that are as memorable as they are long-lasting.

MZLA serves public and private clients throughout the Northwest. We enjoy designing attractive and functional solutions which interpret the intricate relationship between built and natural environments. Our project range includes:

  • Transportation

  • Education

  • Parks and Trails

  • Stormwater

  • Multifamily Housing

We invite you to contact us about your next project. Please email us at marianne@mz-la.com, call (503) 802-0031, or drop by the studio.

“She earned the trust of all the task leads and the client group and has become a preferred landscape architect for CH2M’s Portland transportation business group.”

– James McGrath, Principal Urban Designer | CH2M

“I found both you and your staff to be extremely capable and knowledgeable and very helpful in maintaining the project schedule, timeline and budget. Your staff commitment to the project was refreshing and I’m grateful for your willingness to stand behind your product. I think this speaks to your company’s integrity and values which is to provide your clients with a final product that exceeds expectations.”

– Travis Ruybal, RLA, Capital Project Manager III | Portland Parks & Recreation

“Marianne is a highly experienced and creative landscape designer who understands the requirements of ODOT and local agency transportation projects. She works independently to provide creative, quality solutions that are appropriately scaled to the specific project needs.”

Larry Fox, PE, President | OBEC Consulting Engineers


Marianne Zarkin Landscape Architects has a reputation for consistent project delivery at the highest level of design.