Jeffrey K. Carbo, PLA, FASLA


Jeffrey Carbo is a Landscape Architect with over thirty years experience in professional practice. The range and scope of his concerns include environmental conservation, the historical and cultural context of local and regional landscapes, and the attention to detail in the numerous places and gardens that he has helped create. In his role as Principal, Jeff provides leadership in client relations, conceptual design, budget development, design criticism, project management, and construction observation. Jeff serves as multi-discipline team leader, with hands-on skills in quality assurance and details.

He is a 1985 graduate of Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, and holds professional licensure as a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Louisiana. He is also registered in Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee, North and South Carolina.  Since 1998 he has held professional certification by the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB), earned in part through meeting or exceeding professional experience requirements. Jeff is a member of the LSU College of Art and Design Dean’s Circle and serves on the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Alumni Advisory Council. In 2007, Jeff received the LSU College of Art and Design Distinguished Alumni Award and was a member of Forever LSU Campaign Cabinet. In 2011, Jeff was inducted in the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction, the highest honor given to LSU graduates.

Jeff is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), and Jeff has been an active member in the local chapter for a number of years. He served as President of the Louisiana Chapter of ASLA in 2000. In 2005, Jeff was elected to the ASLA Class of Fellows.  Jeff served on the ASLA National Education Programming Committee and has been a speaker at ASLA Annual Meetings in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.  Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects is a current USGBC Member, and was recently honored as one of the top 100 fastest growing LSU tiger businesses during the LSU 100 Awards ceremony in April 2011.  

Jeff has been a speaker at numerous state, regional and national conferences as well as design conferences and garden organizations throughout the south regarding the firm’s work and philosophy.  Jeff has overseen over 70 award winning CARBO projects throughout the Southeastern United States.