Founded in 1981, SMITH+SMITH is a San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Landscape Architecture firm. We partner with our clients to design memorable outdoor places that inspire people to interact with their environment. As our extensive portfolio shows, we take on all project types. Our firm is committed to outstanding client service throughout the life of every project.

Over the years SMITH+SMITH has collaborated on projects ranging from hotel and resort design such as the Four Seasons Hualālai in Hawai’i and the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay; an entry plaza and rooftop garden at the PAC-12 Headquarters in San Francisco; and an urban place-making project at Marathon Plaza in the heart of Downtown San Francisco.



Market Segments

SMITH+SMITH provides design services to and from design phase through to construction. The following are market segments that the firm works within:

  • + Civic + Corporate – Urban civic spaces, informal and formal landscaped gathering spaces, people-oriented open spaces, landscape urbanism, place-making, urban infill, urban renewal, courtyard gardens, public art and sculpture courts
  • + Educational + Health – Campuses, wayfinding, senior living, veterans care, healing gardens, employee and visitor gardens, accessible living open spaces, hospital, clinic and outpatient facilities, professional offices, medical offices, recreational and health facilities, primary, secondary and higher education campuses
  • + Hospitality – Destination, resort, outdoor dining, club and hotel function and event spaces, entertainment and social gathering places, pools and pool decks, golf and tennis facilities, horticultural gardens ,water features
  • + Recreational – Regional, municipal, neighborhood and community parks, urban district greenways, greenbelts and bikeways, multi-use trails, passive recreation areas, athletic facilities, clubhouses
  • + Residential – Multi-family, affordable, senior, mixed-use and transit-oriented community landscapes, private homes, estates, private gardens, urban and rural residences, rooftops, ranches, vineyards, water-front, hillside and alpine sites
  • + Retail + Mixed Use – Urban place-making, multi-use plazas, landscaped open spaces, pedestrian circulation and open space connectivity, outdoor storefronts and gathering areas, pedestrian courts, tenant patios, way-finding, community landscape definition and landscape spaces, over-structure and podium courtyards and gardens





SMITH+SMITH has been recognized with over 150 awards. For a select list of awards, please click here





SMITH+SMITH fosters long-term relationships and relies on repeat business. For a full list of clients, please click here