Randall L. Collins, Jr., RLA, ASLA
Randy is a Senior Associate at BETA with over 30 years of experience in landscape architecture. The hallmark of Randy’s career is his work in the public sector. Randy’s talents include the development of design ideas that solve challenging issues in a manner that reflect the uniqueness of each community. His ability to communicate the design to the public and gain consensus has resulted in the construction of nearly all the projects he has undertaken.
Randy’s career includes professional leadership. He is past President of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, has rewritten the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Standard Specifications for Landscape Improvements and is a certified Low Impact Development Master Designer by the Rhode Island CRMC (Coastal Resources Management Council). The construction of Randy’s design for the Coastal Greenway along Johnson & Wales University’s frontage on the Narragansett Bay was the first under the CRMC’s Urban Coastal Greenways regulations.
Randy maintains and cares for a Japanese Maple tree collection. He also enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, photography, gardening, and going to the beach.