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land planning + landscape architecture + urban design + entitlement




Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Kansas State University


Licensed Landscape Architect, Colorado and Wyoming


American Society of Landscape Architects
Urban Land Institute


Ms. Ripley has worked in both the public and private sectors during her 30+ year career. Prior to establishing her own landscape architecture/ land planning firm in 1991, she served as Senior Planner/Urban Designer for the City of Fort Collins. As the founder and managing partner of Ripley Design Inc., Linda has completed planning, design, and contract documents for a variety of projects including industrial, office, commercial, recreational, and residential projects. In addition to having creative design skills, Linda understands the importance of working as a team, being mindful of time and budget constraints, and delivering value-oriented service to her clients.


Community service is an important value of Ripley Design Inc. and for Linda personally.  She recently served on a committee assisting the City of Fort Collins in evaluating the National Green Building Standard for local adoption. Linda is an avid runner and spends time volunteering at and/or running local races. Her favorite pastimes include gardening, hiking in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.