Florida International University - Masters in Landscape Architecture
Gianno is Director of Landscape and Urbanism at Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc., a locally headquartered multi-disciplinary firm serving the Florida and Georgia region. His specialties include park and landscape design, urban design, contextual analysis, redevelopment strategies, the drafting of planning ordinances, and context sensitive design. As both a Landscape and an Urban Design Project Manager, he has experience in business development, clients relationships, negotiations, marketing, and managing designers and planners in preparing design solutions, site design and layouts, planting designs, construction documents, and in providing construction administration services. His strengths include investigating context-driven design solutions, creative design, and consensus-building through community participation processes. He has an affinity towards leading project serving under-served communities and using design as a vehicle to achieve a higher quality of life through community-building and access to meaningful and culturally-significant public space.