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Founder / Managing Director / Principal Designer
With 15 years of experience in the landscape design and construction field, Ryan is truly at home in the garden. An Encinitas, CA. native, Ryan graduated with a degree in Landscape Architecture from Mira Costa College. He founded Falling Waters Landscape in 2007 as a small water-feature and design company. It has since grown into a well-respected landscape design/build/maintenance firm. Ryan oversees all design & operations. He has designed hundreds of gardens all over San Diego and abroad.
"My approach comes from my love of Design, Traveling and of course, plants. A well-designed landscape should feel effortless, intuitive and approachable. It should be welcoming and invite discovery and play. Regardless of the style, a garden is meant for people and we do our best to integrate livable areas into each space."
Ryan defines his style as “warm-modern” an approach that employs modern elements and materials with warm overtones and a simple, approachable style. Ryan is an avid reader, runner, traveler and amateur chef. He lives with his wife and 2 children in Encinitas, CA.
Ryan is available for speaking engagements, One-on-one consulting, and remote design.
Garrett Prange has been working in the Landscape Industry for most of his life, beginning with his father's maintenance business. After High School he spent the next few years gaining invaluable real world experience in the field. After several years of full time work, and an urge to grow his career in the Landscape field in a more creative way, Garrett went back to school to earn his Associates Degree in Landscape Architecture while simultaneously beginning work full time as a Design assistant at FWL. In addition to a degree, he is a Certified Arborist and has become an Associate Designer within the Company. "Designing landscapes means a marriage between the scientific and holistic." Garrett strives to approach each new project with this philosophy.
Designer & Project Manager
Brooks Crawford was born and raised in Austin, Texas where he gained a deep appreciation for the outdoors. He attended the University of Texas and started an art collaborative that still makes large abstract art in his absence. He was an Operations Manager in the hotel business and transferred to La Costa Resort & Spa in 2010. After marrying in 2014, his father-in-law taught him the trade of Landscape design and installation. His talent and hard work are put to use daily at FWL as lead Project Manager and Assistant Designer.
Designer / Managing Assistant
Annie is recent grad of California State University San Luis Obispo's Landscape Architecture program. She comes to FWL with an inherent eye for design and impressive technical skills. Annie is a Socal native. Raised in Los Angeles, she now calls San Diego her home.
Trevor Glynn is a native San Diegan born and raised in Ocean Beach. His parents instilled in him from an early age a love of nature and the beauty of the area we live in. He loves seeing the creation of an outdoor living space from abstract lines on a computer to a living, breathing part of someone's life. He is a skilled musician and dedicated Sports fan.
Benjamin Nares has over 20 years of experience in the Construction industry. For the past 4 years he has been integral to the operations and has helped FWL accomplish numerous projects. As head of Operations and Construction he has a personal hand in every project that FWL completes. He has a deep love for the Ocean and is an avid surfer. He lives with his wife and children in Carlsbad