Lucy Thayer, P.L.A.


Senior Landscape Architect & Project Manager

4 Years at TCE


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B.S. Landscape Architecture ‘11 Cornell University, Manga Cum Laude

A.S. Landscape Development & Ornamental Horticulture ‘08 Vermont Technical College, Summa Cum Laude


Licensed Landscape Architect #125.0133722

Vermont Shoreland Erosion OSHA Construction Safety & Health

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Vermont Planners Association (VPA)

Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association (VNLA)

Work History

VHB South Burlington, VT 2018-2019

LandWorks Middlebury, VT 2015-2018

Shadley Associates Lexington, MA 2012-2015

Volunteer Work

Development Review Board Wallingford, VT 2017-Present

Lucy Thayer, P.L.A.

Lucy is a Senior Landscape Architect & Project Manager for TCE bringing a wide range of experience and skill sets to her projects. Her experience includes work in municipal, institutional, public, and private sectors. Lucy has been involved in projects that focus on community revitalization, master planning, pedestrian and multimodal transportation, streetscape improvement, traffic calming, community outreach, high density residential housing projects, brownfield redevelopment, roof top terraces and plazas, and public parks, section 248 permitting, and visual impact assessments. Along with a critical eye and attention to detail, Lucy brings her design skills and technical proficiency from creating construction documentation sets and product deliverables to leading community outreach meetings.

In her free time, Lucy enjoys spending time outside in the Green Mountains.

Recent Project Experience

Master Planning & Feasibility Analysis, Various Locations, VT

Lucy works with clients to generate site plans and concept sketches that explore and vet options of how a site can be developed and what the best development options are. Understanding local and state regulation is essential to creating a realistic, comprehensive project approach. Recent feasibility sketch plans have included a mixed use commercial and residential development in Essex, a 36-unit residential development in Middlebury, and a mixed-use development that includes a hotel, restaurant and office in Colchester, to name a few.

Visual Impact Assessment, Various Sites, VT

Lucy is responsible for completing visual impact assessments (VIA) for renewable energy projects around Vermont. VIA studies include reviews of local and state regulations, evaluations of orderly developments within the local context, and aesthetic impact (Section 248) review and analyses.

Landscape & Planting Plans, Various Sites, VT

Lucy creates landscape and planting plans for a wide variety of project types and needs that meet local zoning and regulations and are also functional and aesthetically pleasing. Lucy’s horticultural background gives her a strong foundation to work from to create long lasting and beautiful landscapes.

Key Skills

  • Planning & Feasibility
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Visual Impact Assessment
  • Project Management
  • Town Regulations and Permitting
  • State Regulations and Permitting
  • Presentation Graphics & Renderings
  • Planting Design
  • Community Outreach
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