John Kett ASLA

Managing Principal

John Kett is a Principal and Partner of Reed Hilderbrand and has directed the firm’s work on sites of extraordinary design heritage, including Louisiana’s Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the remarkable chalk stone English country seat, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll, known as Marsh Court in Hampshire, England. A proponent of landscape architecture as a medium of multidisciplinary collaboration, John has explored the firm’s working relationships with architects, artists, and scientists. He led Reed Hilderbrand’s dynamic collaborations on notable new cultural buildings in the United States, such as the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado, and Crystal Bridges American Museum of Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. John’s passion for the economic, social, and personal dimensions of practice has made him a leader in shaping Reed Hilderbrand’s design ethos and studio culture. John holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and an undergraduate English degree from the University of Virginia.