Tavis is principal and guiding influence for Viridian Landscape Studio. Viridian heals ecological systems while making beautiful places for people. Viridian’s designs give people meaningful ways to engage with the environment – to play, learn and relax. Tavis hold a mayoral appointment to Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review Committee shifting architect’s and developer’s projects toward positive impact on the public realm. She was a primary author for “High Performance Landscape Guidelines 21st Century Parks for NYC.” Tavis firmly believes that problem solving should be fun; client-consultant teams can make a difference to the world both socially and environmentally; and design solutions should be practical and lyrical.