Nathan Gruver, PLA, ASLA
Passionate about his work, Nathan Gruver is driven by opportunities to enhance the quality of life across communities through landscape architecture and urban planning. As a landscape architect, with an emphasis in green infrastructure and streetscape design, Nathan has extensive experience in the design of public amenities, outdoor recreation areas, culturally significant wildlife and ecological restoration areas, public parks, pedestrian trails, and festival grounds. Nathan’s dynamic perspective is further supported by his experience in riverfront construction, master planning, and stormwater management, all of which contribute to truly meaningful outdoor design.
Maximizing his diverse knowledge and talents within ISG’s Des Moines office, Nathan is involved with a variety of projects, including stream bank restoration, pond design, and wetland and watershed mitigation. His areas of expertise include natural channel design, riparian restoration, wetland construction, and plant inventory and analysis. In order to establish long-term plant material palettes and management programs, Nathan’s applies his scientific knowledge of plant communities to identify, catalog, and eliminate invasive species. Coordinating an interdisciplinary effort for each project, Nathan works collaboratively between ISG’s architecture and engineering disciplines to bring an unrivaled dedication to purposeful places and landscapes.
Learner | Responsibility | Harmony | Significance | Restorative
American Society of Landscape Architects
American Society of Landscape Architects, Virginia Chapter - Vice President of Governance and Member at Large
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University - Ames, IA