Alumni Profile

Barbara Austin in desert landscape, 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.