Leslie Carter

Senior Associate

Leslie Carter is a Senior Associate at Reed Hilderbrand. After 9 years in the Cambridge office she relocated to Austin, Texas in 2020 where she now works remotely in close collaboration with the Cambridge team. Throughout her time with Reed Hilderbrand Leslie has worked on projects that range in scale and typology. Her projects include the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky; the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art in Louisiana which opened in 2019; and ongoing work at The Breakers estate in Newport, Rhode Island, a project for which Leslie researched and co-authored the cultural landscape report. She worked as project designer for Crown Commons at Duke University, which received the 2018 Excellence in Landscape Architecture award from the Society of College and University Planners, as well as an Ohio residence which received a 2023 ASLA Honor Award in Residential Design. Leslie holds a Master of Landscape Architecture Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction in landscape horticulture and wildlife conservation from the University of Delaware. Leslie approaches landscape architecture through her training in horticulture and ecology, and approaches each project with a passion for problem solving and collaboration among multi-disciplinary teams.