About Rainscape Design – Professional Landscape Architecture, San Francisco

Ira Johnson

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Meeting with concrete contractor’s team

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Ira Johnson is the principal landscape architect at Rainscape Design, located in San Francisco. He has more than a decade of experience designing custom residential projects that blend an ecological landscape design approach with stonework, ceramic tile, woodwork and expansive planting designs. With his help, clients in Hillsborough, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Glen Ellen, Tiburon, Belvedere, Healdsburg, Mill Valley, and San Francisco have fully realized their dreams of California outdoor living. We use a broad knowledge of California native and Mediterranean plants in conjunction with water use planning to create beautiful landscapes that are sustainable.

Mr. Johnson has a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and is registered as a Landscape Architect in the state of California. He also has an undergraduate degree in Art from Illinois State University that impacts his creative use of plants and materials.

Our mission is to enable our clients to enjoy the beauty and climate that California has to offer year round, while using ecological landscape design principles that are cost efficient.

California Landscape Architect’s License Number 4745.

Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professional, 2014–2017

Rainwater Harvesting Accreditation from American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association, since 2009.