Management Team

Chris Baumann
Chris Baumann, L.A.

President & Director
of Landscape Architecture

Experience:

Chris has 25 years of Landscape Architectural and Planning experience both in the public and private sector on projects throughout California, Oregon, and Washington.

Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture, University of California, Davis.
Continuing Education: Land Use Planning, Environmental Planning, and Irrigation Design.

Licensure:

Landscape Architecture License in California, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington.
Council of Landscape Architectural Board (Certification for reciprocity in other states).


Summary of Experience:

As President & Director of Landscape Architecture at Planning Solutions, Inc., Mr. Baumann provides project management and design solutions for a wide range of projects. These projects, within both the private and public sectors, include: streetscapes, parks, recreational facilities, commercial / residential / industrial landscape master plans / designs, and design guidelines. Mr. Baumann’s experience also includes large scale land use planning for Mixed Use, Subdivisions and Business Parks. Mr. Baumann’s expertise encompasses a detailed understanding of Federal, State, and Local jurisdictional land use requirements and how they pertain to designing and constructing a successful project. In addition to this varied range of projects, Mr. Baumann possesses a full range of presentation skills from public input to design workshops and design presentations. This experience, coupled with his awareness of project parameters such as methods of construction, time constraints and project budgets, allows for innovative, yet practical designs.

Mark DiLoreto
Mark D. DiLoreto, A.I.A.

Director of Architecture

Experience:

Mark has 23 years of Architectural and Planning experience, in both the public and private sector, with projects located throughout the Northwest. 

Education:

Bachelor of Architecture with a Minor in Architectural History of Western Cultures, University of Oregon.
NCARB Professional Development Sustainable Design.

Licensure:

Architecture License in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). LEED Accredited Professional.



Summary of Experience:

As the Director of Architecture at Planning Solutions, Inc., Mr. DiLoreto provides many years of Architectural experience designing and managing public, commercial, industrial, educational and religious projects. He offers expertise in large master plans and construction for offices, transportation, parks / interpretive centers, fairgrounds / exposition complexes and churches. Mark has been Project Manager for both private and public projects.

Awards:

Community Pride Design Award Kiwanis Park. 157th Plaza BPA Energy Smart Prototype. Church of the Resurrection featured in "Houses of God: Religious Architecture of the New Millenium." Other awards include City of Gresham Chamber of Commerce Design Award for CCLI World Headquarters, Best of Show in the National Ministry and Liturgy Awards Program for the All Saints Baptistry, and Honorable Mention, International Urban Master Plan competition. He was a member of the design team that won an Interior Design Society of America honor award for a Downtown Portland Office Interior.