Javan joined Arterra to explore his love of planting design and the ways it can completely change a space.

He first became interested in plants and gardening while helping his mom start a garden in their backyard. With his calling found, he studied landscape architecture at UC Davis before gaining experience as a designer and project manager at design/build firms.

Javan focuses on creating quality by considering how the landscape will be used and the ways in which unique elements can add meaning.

In his free time, he enjoys hiking, reading, rock climbing, woodworking and watching superhero shows with his wife, Amanda.