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Katie Kovalchik


Director of Landscape Architecture

Katie is drawn to the field of landscape architecture because of its ability to restore, captivate and inspire. She contributes to the EPD design process through developing graphics, concept design, construction documentation, and community engagement. Focused on parks, trails, and greenways, she enjoys working on a variety of project types and scales, as well as collaborating with different clients and design teams. This approach enables her to meld her creative interests with her understanding of real-world construction processes and implementation. She enjoys exploring the unique neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, fly-fishing and spending time with her family.


Environmental Planning & Design, LLC
2015 – Present

The Pennsylvania State University, Campus Planning & Design

The Arboretum at Penn State


The Pennsylvania State University
BLA, Landscape Architecture
Minor, Geography & Environmental Inquiry


  • Aspinwall Riverfront Park
  • Etna Riverfront Trail
  • Columbia River Park
  • Callicoon Riverside Park Master Plan
  • Allegheny Green Web