Kevin Osburn , Principal, RLA, ASLA
Principal, RLA, ASLA | REA
Principal, RLA, ASLA
A principal at Rundell Ernstberger Associates LLC, Mr. Osburn has over 20 years of experience serving as the lead designer on many of the firm's urban design, academic, and parks and recreation projects.
As principal-in-charge of the Indianapolis office, his
experience includes leading multidisciplinary teams in the development of complex, award-winning projects.
Mr. Osburn began his career as a landscape architect in 1988 at REA as an intern and has since served as project manager and lead designer on both large scale planning projects and small scale, site-specific projects for institutional, municipal, not-for-profit, and corporate clients.
Mr. Osburn completed the master plan and is overseeing design efforts for the renovation of the historic Ball Nurses' Garden and Convalescent Park on the campus of Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, an Olmsted Brothers design listed on the national register of historic places.
work includes the Master Plan for the Indianapolis Zoo
, which outlined a ten-year plan for several major new additions.
He served as the project manager for the Indianapolis Zoo's White River Gardens project, a 3.5 acre garden complex that includes a botanical garden, limestone sculptures, fountains, and a glass conservatory, and was principal-in-charge for several new exhibits at the Zoo, including Project Elephant and Project Rhino.
He also served as principal-in-charge of Artspark, an innovative and participatory arts exhibition garden on the grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center.
Most recently, he has led the firm's design efforts on pedestrian-focused urban design, alternative transportation, and sustainable design projects, including the award-winning Nature Conservancy Headquarters and Glick Peace Walk.
is currently principal-in-charge of design for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, an innovative eight-mile urban greenway integrated into the urban infrastructure of downtown Indianapolis, featuring bicycle and pedestrian pathways, public art, custom lighting and signage, and green design features.