As owner and principal designer, William Joyce began his career in the field, hands in the earth, building with local stone in New England. Between acquiring his Bachelors and Master degrees, he spent time working with various trades in the landscape industry, gleaning a true appreciation and passion for the art of Landscape Architecture. William has traveled the world to gain exposure to varying design styles, he has acquired professional licensing, and he has continued to hone his skills as a Landscape Architect, artist, and mason. Prior to opening his firm in San Diego, William was a protege of Isabelle Greene, grand-daughter of Greene and Greene Architects, where he further enhanced his skill set, appreciation for timeless art and garden design, and established his personal process of creating them.
Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture – Connecticut College 2000
Masters of Arts in Sustainable Landscape Planning and Design – Conway School of Landscape Design 2003
Ecology and Landscape Architecture – Rhode Island School of Design
AutoCAD I&II, Stone Carving, Horticulture – Santa Barbara City College 2004-2008
Native Plants of California I & II – Santa Barbara City College 2004-2005
William Joyce Design is a Landscape Architecture firm dedicated to creating imaginative, functional, and attractive landscapes that elicit lasting responses and are intrinsic to the local environmental conditions. As each site and client pose their own questions and offer their unique subtleties, we use our own broad-reaching cultural experiences and expansive education to embrace natural systems, feed our imagination, and reinforce the instincts of our designs. By committing to stewardship of the land, responsible use of natural resources, incorporation of local materials and native plants, appreciation of the physical interaction with the landscape, and thorough communication with all parties involved William Joyce Design seeks uncontrived, natural solutions designed to generate discovery, splendor, and balance.