Meet the SDG Team

Sustainable Design Group, LLC (SDG) is a woman-owned and veteran-owned, small business, design firm offering full landscape architecture and land planning services, specializing in environmental planning, site development and sustainable design.

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Luanne Urfer, PLA ASLA - Principal, CLARB Certified Landscape Architect

As a principal at SDG, Luanne has managed local projects for communities throughout Alaska, Northern California, and the Pacific Northwest. Luanne has more than 34 years of experience in natural resource planning and landscape architecture including all phases of design.
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Eric Morey, ASLA - Principal - Land Planner

As a principal at SDG, Eric has worked on and managed local projects for communities throughout Alaska. Eric has experience in all phases of design, environmental planning, concept development, site designs, construction documents and drawings, estimates and construction administration.
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Ryan King, ASLA - Associate

Ryan King has a degree is Landscape Architecture from Ball State University. He has broad planning and design experience ranging from habitat enhancement for regionally specific species to urban design.
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Burt Lent, PLA ASLA - Associate

For the past 32 years, Burt has specialized in recreational facilities design in Alaska where he has designed projects worth approximately $26 million throughout the state. Burt has an extensive background in planning and design of parks and recreational facilities.
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Andy Coulson - Environmental Scientist

Andy Coulson specializes in local, state, and federal regulatory permitting. He has a Masters of Science in biology and has worked on bird, wildlife, and vegetation projects in Alaska and across North America.
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Michael Kirby - Associate - Cultural Resource Specialist

Michael Kirby, associate planner and cultural design specialist. His emphasis on integrating design and cultural representation are evident through past projects where he creates mature landscapes reflecting ethnographic values and identity.