About Chip Trageser, FASLA
Chip Trageser earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University and serves on the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture’s Professional Advisory Board and the National ASLA Education committee. As a Partner, Chip Trageser oversees all design and operations in the Houston and Dallas offices and has been integral to OJB’s success and growth since joining the firm in 1997. He excels in managing urban parks, campuses, residential gardens, and mixed-use developments. In all projects, Chip encourages collaborative efforts. He knows that when all team members take ownership over a project, the landscape achieves a greater end-result. A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a long-term Houston resident, Chip possesses a deep knowledge of plants and ecosystems, particularly in several subregions of the southeastern United States. He is also well educated on various stormwater irrigation systems and is proficient in deploying green infrastructure into his unique, planting-forward designs.
Chip has received many awards for his notable projects, including Levy Park, Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University, and CityCentre in Houston. In 2015, Chip was elevated to the College of Fellows at the American Society of Landscape Architects. In his spare time, he is active in the Houston design community and is a member of the Rice Design Alliance. His talks on therapeutic and meaningful landscapes and gardens have informed students and professionals alike.