About

QUALIFICATIONS

VINCENT P. RICO – CSI, ASLA, SCIP, CCS, RLA:

Vince graduated from Syracuse University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree and from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry in 1981 with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture 5 year degree.

His Professional experience includes:

INDEPENDENT PRIVATE PRACTICE – 6/89 to Present
Vincent P. Rico Associates
Boston, Massachusetts

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT- (Part time Consultant ) – 10/91 to 5/99
SPECIFICATIONS WRITER (Full time Employee) – 8/83 to 5/87
Sasaki Associates, Inc.
Watertown, Massachusetts

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT – 5/87 to 5/89
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION DIVISION
G.S.G. CORP.
Holliston, Massachusetts

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT – 4/82 to 8/83
ESTIMATOR/SPECIFICATIONS WRITER
City of New York Department of Parks
Corona, New York

AWARDS

A MONUMENTAL AFFAIR – EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
CAPITOL CITY LANDING
HONOR AWARD
October 29, 1997

A MONUMENTAL AFFAIR – EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
CAPITOL CITY LANDING
MERIT AWARD
Construction
October 29, 1997

HONORABLE MENTION
THE CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS INSTITUTE
Boston College Sports Center
1987 Specifications Competition

LECTURES  AND PRESENTATIONS

REED HILDERBRAND ASSOCIATES, INC. – 2009
Watertown, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Development of Project Specifications
Introduction to Master Landscape Specifications for Residential Projects

SASAKI ASSOCIATES, INC. – 2008
Watertown, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Development of Project Specifications
Green Specifications for the Landscape Architect

SASAKI ASSOCIATES, INC. – 2005
Watertown, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Development of Project Specifications

SASAKI ASSOCIATES, INC. – 2003
Watertown, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Development of Project Specifications

SASAKI ASSOCIATES, INC. – 2000
Watertown, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Development of Project Specifications

Vince is an active member in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice (SCIP), and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).  Vince continues to expand his lecture and presentation services to landscape architectural firms interested in expanding their knowledge base in Project Specification Development, Green Specifications for Landscape Architecture, conversion to the 2004 CSI Format, and other related topics.