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SSA Landscape Architects

Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers

About Us

SSA Landscape Architects is a 29 year firm with 6 licensed landscape architects backed by the founder's 43 years of experience in design and construction. We provide landscape architectural services for residential, commercial, corporate and public clients looking for superior service, innovative design and solutions for complex challenges. SSA is conveniently located just outside of downtown Santa Cruz. Our offices are filled with music and fun, and aside from the occasional Pandora radio station scuffle, we maintain a happy, vibrant team of supremely talented designers and architects. We foster the success of each individual as well as an exciting work environment. We strive to provide the same experience for our clients as we work together to create beautiful landscapes. Stationed in the northeast corner of the Old Sash Mill complex, our beautiful, spacious office is an inspirational environment for our clients to visit and our employees to work in, not to mention it is well-equipped with everyone’s favorite beverage of choice, including a variety of coffees, teas and creamers. If you are lucky enough to visit our office at the right time, you’ll also get to smell the sweet scent of fresh baked cookies infiltrating our office from Pacific Cookie Company next door. Aside from our love of coffee and cookies, we love making our clients happy. We constantly receive heartfelt reactions and positive feedback upon completion of our projects, something we cherish. It is our lifeblood, it reminds us of why we’re here, and it keeps us doing what we love to do. Landscape design takes time. Sometimes it can be years from project kickoff to groundbreaking. Along the way, our clients become some of our best friends. We want to get to know you and learn about your vision and your goals. By listening to your needs, we establish strong relationships that last beyond the life of our projects. We encourage you to reach out to us or stop by our office. Walk us through your ideas, and let us show you how we can turn your dreams into reality.

Services Provided

3D Rendering, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Deck Design, Drafting, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Garden Design, Hardscaping, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Organic Gardens, Patio Design, Pond Construction, Pool Landscaping, Project Management, Site Planning, Swimming Pool Design, Construction Drawings, Vision & Program Development, Feasibility Studies, Budget Development, Cost Estimating, Master Planning, Conceptual Design, Sustainable Design

Areas Served

Ben Lomond, Bonny Doon, Boulder Creek, Capitola, Davenport, Felton, Los Gatos, Mount Hermon, Opal Cliffs, Paradise Park, Pasatiempo, Redwood Estates, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Twin Lakes, San Francisco, Aptos, Watsonville, Rio Del Mar, La Selva, Live Oak, Monterey, Carmel


Sunset Magazine Western Garden Design Award of Excellence, CPRS Park Planning & Design Award of Excellence, APWA Project of the Year in Environment, ASCE, SF Section Outstanding Sustainable Project of the Year, CASQA Outstanding Sustainable Stormwater BMP Project

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Contact SSA Landscape Architects
303 Potrero St Suite 40-C
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Typical Job Cost $10,000 - 250,000
License Number PLA #2805