BRATTLEBORO -- John Saydek, RLA, has joined Stevens & Associates as a landscape architect and project manager. Saydek brings with him over 35 years of experience in landscape architecture at firms in Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

The landscape architecture team at Stevens & Associates works on a variety of projects, from downtown infill and redevelopment to institutional and school campuses. Saydek is currently managing a revitalization of Bennington’s Pleasant Street, restoring historical landscaping and lighting details to the street and improving the pedestrian experience along the street.

Saydek’s past projects have included other downtown revitalization work, waterfront development, residential and commercial master planning, and mountain resort planning and design. Stevens & Associates is an integrated design firm focused on historic preservation and traditional design for downtowns and institutions. The firm offers architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and planning services from its offices in Brattleboro.