Shanni Jin, Designer


San Diego


About Shanni Jin

Shanni is a creative and dedicated landscape designer at the Solana Beach office of OJB Landscape Architecture. With a solid educational foundation from UC San Diego and a Master’s in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University, Shanni has honed her unique design skills to bring forward-thinking approaches to her work. She seamlessly integrates her academic background in Speculative Design, Photography, and Urban Planning into her landscape architecture practice, ensuring each project resonates deeply with its intended users. Notably, her innovative work was recognized with the esteemed ASLA Student Award in 2021. 

Inspired by the wisdom of Tao Te Ching, Shanni’s design philosophy embraces the harmonious pace of nature. Beyond her professional pursuits, Shanni is passionate about ferns, and enjoys crafting no-bake desserts. Her home life is shared with two cats, Dandan and Baobao, and her hobbies include capturing experiences through photography, videography, and vlogging. These diverse interests enrich her approach to landscape architecture.