David Serpati is a landscape designer and project manager at KWLS who brings his talents to a variety of roles in the studio. From detailed construction drawings, to three-dimensional spatial models, David moves projects from design concept to realization.

With 5 years of experience in landscape architecture, David has experience across many scales of projects, from residential-scale gardens to master plans and designs for Virginia’s universities. For the renovation of the University of Virginia’s Rotunda “Z” Steps, David worked within the complex requirements of a design-build, historic project for a World Heritage Site, as he developed drawings from concept design to construction documents.

David has been involved with many projects focused on sustainability and environmental stewardship. As a student at Virginia Tech, David was honored to be involved with a built project at the 2nd Presbyterian Church of Richmond which was awarded the 2009 City of Richmond Best Small Stormwater Project. Cited for its innovative use of a rain garden the project integrated a small, urban courtyard with an accessible entry to the historic church.



Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Virginia Tech, 2011




Liberty University Commons Housing IV, Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University Campus Walk, Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University Hill Dorms, Lynchburg, VA

UVA Rotunda “Z” Steps Renovation, Charlottesville, VA (HG Design Studio)

UVA Monroe House Landscape Renovation, Charlottesville, VA (HG Design


Chadwick on Grove Condominiums, Richmond, Virginia (HG Design Studio)

Longwood University Admissions Office, Farmville, Virginia (HG Design Studio)

2nd Presbyterian Church Courtyard, Richmond, Virginia (Virginia Tech)

-- Award Winner - 2009 City of Richmond Best Small Stormwater Project