Jane Ross‚ PLA, ASLA
Senior Landscape Architect
Tel: (205) 879-4462Email Birmingham, AL Download vCard
Jane Reed Ross has been practicing landscape architecture for more than three decades, with experience throughout the Southeast as well as in the Washington D.C. area and Queensland, Australia. Jane currently works with GMC as a senior landscape architect. Prior to GMC, she was the principal landscape architect at Ross Land Design for 15 years. She has led projects in the direction of sustainable design in the following award-winning and beloved civic spaces: Red Rock Trail Master Plan for Jefferson County, Rotary Trail, Pinson Park, Lincoln Park, Jones Valley Complete Streets, Enon Ridge Trail, Mountain Brook High School Concourse, Railroad Park, Homewood Central Park, Homewood Shades Creek Greenway and the Birmingham Children’s Zoo. Combining quality design with environmentally holistic solutions, Jane has created spaces that have a sense of place and presence based on an ethic of function and art. Jane was the project manager for the Red Rock Greenway Master Plan, and is currently working on the Plan’s implementation with the completion of the Rotary Trail and the Jones Valley Trail. She has been involved with site design on numerous campuses such as Auburn, Wallace State, Bevill State, and UNA and on mixed-use developments such as Lane Parke in Mountain Brook and Pepper Place in Birmingham. Although she has lived most of her life in Alabama (graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Landscape Architecture) Jane met her Australian husband Neil of 35 years, in Austria when both worked in a ski village. They enjoy an active lifestyle of walking, sports, and cycling with their two sons. Jane is an avid gardener, and she also enjoys en plein air (in the open air) landscape painting.