Valerian is a reliable WBE/DBE/SBE certified landscape architecture and irrigation design firm. Valerian was established in 1990 by Founding Principal Susan Brown and continues the firm’s commitment to our clients and quality design under Managing Principal Cassie Kaslon. Since its creation, Valerian has developed a strong reputation as a leader in the industry for sustainable, creative and thoughtful design for both public and private sector clients.
Our project portfolio reflects the variety and depth of our design experience with projects including stream corridor reclamation, parks and open space, neighborhood design and development, and transit-oriented development. Valerian is a firm that has been recognized for utilization of sustainable principals and Best Management Practices on our open space and urban projects. We strive to design interesting and water conscious landscapes that encourage people to interact with their physical environment.
Valerian strives to work with our clients to develop towns and cities in a way that increases the quality of life for residents by enhancing the aesthetic qualities of the community and bring about economic vitality. Our purpose is to achieve socially equitable development and provide value, character, and an identity for both the existing and incoming communities.