Meet Shelley

Shelley Rentsch

Ms. Rentsch is a registered landscape architect and project manager with over twenty five years experience in the design of projects ranging from large scale master planning to site specific landscape design. Project management experience includes corporate headquarters; public, urban and riverfront parks; thematic resort hotel landscape; and campus design. Her technical expertise encompasses perimeter security, ADA planning, highway, parkway, streetscape and trail design. Furthermore, Ms. Rentsch has wide experience in on-structure landscape, historic landscape and traditional garden design.

Ms. Rentsch has coordinated complex, multi-disciplinary teams while keeping projects on schedule and on budget. Comprehensive construction documentation and construction observation are strengths that Ms. Rentsch has refined to lead to an excellent track record of built and occupied projects.

Having lived in the Annapolis/Baltimore-Washington region since 1985, Shelley has found the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay landscape a continual inspiration, which is reflected in her approach to landscape architecture and garden design. She has 25 years of experience.


Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia, 1985, Charlottesville, Virginia
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Swain School of Design, 1982, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Study, University of Washington Seattle,1978-1980, Seattle, Washington

Professional Development Courses

Harvard University, Graduate School Of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Landscape Architect
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Public Service

Historic Preservation Commission, Commissioner, Annapolis, Maryland, 2006 - present

Registered Landscape Architect

Maryland, 1987, No. 787