BGS Landscape Architecture & Engineering is a design company in Florida that will help you reimagine outdoor space. Our founders have over 25 years of experience in design, engineering, and environmental science. We take a comprehensive approach to every project, making sure to understand each client’s unique needs. We offer our services for all types of projects, from residential gardens to commercial developments.
Our goal is to exceed your expectation with stunning and functional design. We prioritize client satisfaction and repeat business. Our solutions well thought out, aesthetic, user-friendly, and scalable. Continue reading to learn more about BGS and and its founders.
Donald J Skowron, Jr, RLA – Managing Member
Don Skowron is an experienced Landscape Architect based in Palm Beach, Florida. He has over 25 years of professional experience in the field and has established a reputation in Florida as one of the top landscape architects in his area.
Throughout his career, Don has worked on a wide variety of projects, from small residential gardens, oceanfront estates, historic preservation and restoration projects, golf course facilities, multi-family residential, institutional, commercial and equine developments. He is known for his ability to create beautiful and functional outdoor spaces that are tailored to the specific needs and desires of his clients. His attention to detail, ability to think creatively and a commitment to delivering quality projects and services have earned him a reputation as one of the most sought-after landscape architects in the region.
Don’s expertise in landscape architecture extends beyond traditional design and construction. He has a deep understanding of the local climate, culture, ecology, and regulations, often incorporating sustainable design principles and a balance of native and tropical plantings into his projects. His working knowledge is a valuable asset to his clients, as he is able to ensure that projects meet all necessary requirements while still achieving the desired aesthetic.
Don’s dedication to his craft is evident in the awards and recognition he has received throughout his career. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and has been recognized for his work in Palm Beach.
In addition to his professional work, Don is also actively involved with the local community. He has served on the Planning, Zoning and Historic Preservation board for the City of Lake Worth Beach, FL. Don is a graduate from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry with a degree in Landscape Architecture and professionally registered with the State of Florida.
Jason M. Brydges, P.E. – Managing Member
Jason Brydges leads our environmental and civil engineering practice focused on site development, stormwater management design and permitting. His extensive experience in this field has led to a deep understanding of the specific challenges and regulations faced by engineers working in South Florida, allowing him to provide expert guidance and innovative solutions to our clients.
Jason has worked on a wide variety of projects, from small residential developments to large commercial and industrial sites. He is known for his attention to detail, ability to think creatively and his commitment to delivering projects on time and within budget. He has a reputation for being easy to work with and for his ability to effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and officials to deliver solutions to complex issues we face today.
Jason is a graduate of the University of Florida, College of Engineering, University of Clemson, College of Engineering and the University of Buffalo, School of Business and is professionally registered in Florida and New York.
Peter Gorton, MPH, CHCM – Environmental Services Manager
Peter Gorton is a senior scientist and director of environmental services. He is an expert at both petroleum and chlorinated solvent forensic environmental assessments associated with former gasoline service stations and dry cleaning operations.
Pete has extensive experience in conducting and directing assignments for a wide variety of environmental investigation and assessment projects including chemical, petroleum, radiological and biological environmental assessment and remediation in air, water, soils and buildings. Pete directs our Phase I & II Environmental Assessments mainly for our commercial clients including brownfield assignments.
Pete is a graduate of University of Massachusetts in Environmental Science & Public Health as well as a MPH in Public Health from Yale School of Medicine with a focus on Environmental Health.
Through our combined years of experience and knowledge, we are excited to embark on this new journey together. To learn more about BGS and our extensive offering of Landscape Architecture & Engineering services, please contact us today.