Jon Altschuld is a registered Landscape Architect in Colorado and California with over 10 years of experience. As the founder and principal of Chinook Landscape Architecture, he is experienced in the design of natural areas, trails and open spaces, ecological restoration, parks, streetscapes, and transportation planning, and has an expertise in presentation graphics, 3D visualizations, master planning, and GIS mapping applications. His visualization work has been featured in the ASLA’s sustainable design practices video series and in various news pieces on new construction projects. Jon has taught numerous software workshops and given professional training on SketchUp, Vue, CAD, Lumion, and Adobe Graphics programs within the Planning, Architecture, & Landscape Architecture fields. Jon is currently co-authoring ‘Drone Technology in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction,' an educational and professional book set to be nationally published in 2019.
Jon has managed projects ranging from infrastructure projects with construction budgets over $100 million, to rural downtown master plans, to flood recovery and restoration projects, to open space master plans, to world-class mountain bike park plans, to being the primary author for the Regional Stream Stewardship and Recovery Handbook in Northern Colorado. Jon also develops critical digital models and illustrations for expert testimony on national level natural disaster lawsuits.
Jon holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Landscape Horticulture, as well as a Master's of Landscape Architecture with a focus in landscape restoration and reclamation. In addition to being a registered Landscape Architect in the state of Colorado, he also holds an FAA Remote Pilot Certification.