Alumni Profile

lsu landscape architecture alumni

Barbara Austin


MLA 1986


Landscape Architecture

Barbara Austin, MLA ’86, is celebrating more than 20 years of tenure at RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture, where she leads the firm’s Park Planning & Design practice and is a principal and vice president. Barbara was also recently honored with the Texas A&M University Leslie M. Reid Alumni Award, which recognizes outstanding alumni who have gone on to achieve professional excellence. Barbara earned her Bachelor of Science in recreation and parks from Texas A&M in 1976 before going on to earn her MLA from LSU.