Speaker Details

Barbara Austin

Senior Vice President and Managing Principal
RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture

Barbara Austin has over thirty years of experience in park planning and design. Her passion for parks and open spaces lies in their potential to transform people’s everyday experiences while preserving and enhancing the land. Barbara has a bachelor’s degree in recreation and parks from Texas A&M University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University. Early in her career, Barbara worked in California and in China before settling in Austin, Texas. She is a senior vice president and managing principal of RVi’s Austin office and leads the firm’s park design practice.