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The name Affinity refers to the instinct within all living things to move toward that which promotes life. 

We apply ecological concepts to create landscapes that are functional and beautiful.

About: About


Principal, Landscape Architect, Ecologist, and Consulting Arborist

Nick has worked in the field of ecological restoration for nearly 20 years, starting his career in a horticultural capacity and later developing skills as a designer. Nick provides professional design and project management services for  private and public sector clients.


Nick routinely works with other disciplines such as engineers, permaculture designers, and landscape contractors- sharing knowledge to enhance outcomes. As a certified Landscape Architect, his expertise spans all project stages including environmental impact assessment, permitting, conceptual and detailed design, procurement, and contract administration for construction. An ISA certified arborist, Nick provides expert tree assessments. 


Nick’s strength is in finding practical and appropriate solutions to meet client goals and agency requirements.  

About: Meet the Team
Logo for the International Society of Arborists, of which Nick Assad is a member
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Our Essential Intent is to enable our clients to create landscapes that increase biodiversity and reduce rainwater runoff.

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