Landscape Architecture

Working with the natural landscape or designing a green oasis in an urban jungle, great landscape architecture will be the first interaction that a client has with a project. Founded on over 30 years of experience, Robert Norbutas, Jr. is well versed in working with clients both public and private to design green space that is functional and beautiful. From wellness gardens to walking paths, water features to planting plans, the landscape features designed by Siegfried will leave a visual impression.

Robert J. Norbutas Jr.
PLA
Senior Associate Landscape Architect

Robert successfully manages and directs a broad range of projects, providing oversight and leadership to some of Siegfried’s largest projects. His top priority is interacting with clients to understand their needs and ensure their projects are user-focused and transformative.
He is focused on bringing high-level design to his projects, from concept through project implementation. As a passionate participant in the Landscape Architecture profession, he continues to raise the bar on the quality of his work. Robert also performs inspection services on many of his designs once in construction.

Education

BS Landscape Architecture
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

License

California Landscape Architect
No. 5595

Affiliation

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Awards

Palo Alto Fire Station No. 3, LEED GOLD, 2020

Yerba Buena High School Student Union and Quad Transformation, LEED SILVER, DBIA 2019

UC Davis International Center, LEED GOLD, DBIA 2018

California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Sustainable Transportation/Environmental Project of the Year, 100% Electric BRT Express (Route 44), 2018 Design-Build Institute of America, WPR, UC Davis International Center, 2017

ASCE Award EBMUD Estates Reservoir – Outstanding Water/Wastewater Project of the Year, 2016

Robert’s Featured Projects
Sustainability, & LEED

UC Santa Cruz, Upper Quarry Amphitheater Restoration & Renovation – Santa Cruz, CA

UC Davis, Arboretum Phases I & II – Davis, CA

UC Davis, Aquatics & Recreation Pool Renovation, LEED GOLD, DBIA 2019 – Davis, CA

K-12

East Side Union High School District, Yerba Buena High School Student Union & Quad Transformation, DBIA 2019 – San Jose, CA

East Side Union High School District, William Overfelt High School Music Art and Administration Building & Quad Modernization – San Jose, CA

Higher Education
San Jose Evergreen Community College District, Evergreen Valley College, Language Arts Building – San Jose, CA
California State University, Sacramento, Art Lab – Sacramento, CA
San Jose Evergreen Community College District, San Jose City College, Career Technical Education Complex – San Jose, CA
UC Merced, North Bowl Parking Lots and Pathways – Merced, CA
UC Santa Cruz, Upper Quarry Amphitheater Restoration & Renovation – Santa Cruz, CA
San Jose Evergreen Community College District, Evergreen College, Entry Road and Parking Lot – San Jose, CA
San Jose Evergreen Community College District, Evergreen College, North Fire Lane – San Jose, CA
UC Davis, Aquatics & Recreation Pool Renovation – Davis, CA
UC Davis, Arboretum Phases I & II – Davis, CA

California State University, Sacramento, University Union – Sacramento, CA

San Jose Evergreen Community College District, Evergreen Valley College, General Education Building – San Jose, CA

Medical

UC Davis Health, Parking Structure 4 – Sacramento, CA

Sutter Gould, Medical Office Building, Parking Lot and Healing Garden – Modesto, CA

Sutter Roseville, Parking Structure, Building 12 – Roseville, CA

San Joaquin General Hospital, Acute Care Wing – French Camp, CA

Vibra Healthcare, Acute Rehabilitation Hospital of Natomas – Natomas, CA

Parks

City of Palo Alto, El Camino Park, Synthetic Fields & Sports Facilities – Palo Alto, CA

City of Palo Alto, Bowden Park – Palo Alto, CA

City of Roseville, Harry Crabb Park Phase II – Roseville, CA

City of Stockton, Pixie Woods Playground – Stockton, CA

City of Stockton, Fremont Square Park  – Stockton, CA

Mission Oaks Recreation & Park District, Swanston Park Renovations, Phase 1, – Carmichael, CA

City of Sacramento, Robertson Park – Sacramento, CA

Civic & Roadway

San Anselmo, Median Master Plan & Red Hill Avenue Improvements – Town of San Anselmo, CA

City of Stockton, Miner Avenue Complete Streets Master Plan – Stockton, CA

City of Stockton, El Dorado Street Phase II Improvements & Precise Road Plan – Stockton, CA

City of Palo Alto, Fire Station No. 3 – Palo Alto, CA

City of Milpitas, Fire Station No. 2 – Milpitas, CA

Infrastructure

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Coyote Pumping Station Warehouse – San Jose, CA

City of Turlock, Surface Water Distribution System Improvements – Turlock, CA

East Bay Municipal Utilities District, 39th Avenue Oakland Reservoir Landscape Master Plan – Oakland, CA

City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant, Advanced Treatment System – Palo Alto, CA

City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant, Dewatering and Loadout Facility – Palo Alto, CA

Commercial

Alpine Climb Gym – Ripon, CA

View Robert’s Project Videos

Markets

Commercial
Cultural
Entertainment
Government
Health Clubs
Healthcare
Higher Education
Hospitality
Institutional
K-12
Manufacturing
Mixed-use/Retail
Parking Structures
Parks and Recreation
Public Assembly
Public Works
Residential
Restaurants
Shopping Centers
Transportation

Services

3D & 2D Renderings
Adaptive Reuse
Aesthetic Design
Alternatives Analysis
Ambulatory Care Facility Planning & Landscape Design
Annual & Biannual Planting
Berms & Raised Barriers
Bike Paths
Biodiversity
Bioswales
Bollards & Barriers
Botanical Gardens
Bridges
Campus Planning & Landscape Design
Climate Action
Concept Planning
Contemporary Landscapes
Ecosystem
Edge Effect
Erosion Control
Exposed Aggregate
Fencing
Fountains & Water Features
Golf Course Master Planning
Green Infrastructure
Hand Drawn Artist’s Renderings
Healing Gardens
Hospitals & Clinics Planning & Landscape Design
Hydrology
Infrastructure Protection & Root Barriers
Irrigation AB1881 Compliance Design
Irrigation Audits
Irrigation Spray & Drip Design
Medical Office Building Planning & Landscape Design
Model Homes Planning & Landscape Design

Municipal Structures
Park Planning & Design
Pathways
Platinum, Silver, & Gold, LEED certification
Residential Planning & Homeowner Landscape Design
Riparian Planning & Design
Roadway Landscape Design
Rooftop Gardens
Seatwall & Retaining Walls
Shading & Canopies
Site Design
Splash Pads & Pools
Sports Facility & Field Design
Stone & Hardscaping
Stormwater Management
Street Beautification
Sustainability Consulting
Trail Planning & Design
Urban Forest Planning & Design
Urban Heat Island Effect Reduction
Urbanscaping
Vernacular Landscapes
Video Renderings and Animated Fly-through’s
Visual Simulations
Water Circulation

Project Delivery Experience

Design-Build (DB)
Design Bid Build (DBB)
Integrated project (IPD)
Public-Private-Partnership (3P)
Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR)