Christine Lyons Taratsas founded Arizona Land Design, LLC (ALD) in 1998. Christine is a registered Landscape Architect with over 27 years of land planning experience within the Phoenix Metro area. She received a dual degree in Environmental Planning and Landscape Architecture from Utah State University. Christine's expertise is in designing residential communities that emphasize efficiency combined with creativity. Her designs preserve the natural features while maximizing the developability of the site. Her experience ranges from large master planned communities to residential subdivision design, including hillside and conservation communities.
In her 27 years working in the Valley, Christine has designed hundreds of land development projects within the Phoenix Metro Area resulting in tens of thousands of residential single-family homes on thousands of acres. Projects include golf course, mountain preserve, hillside, commercial, industrial, and conservation developments. A majority of Christine's clients are repeat clients who were originally recommended by other Arizona Land Design clients.