About Us

Brian Bisnett
brian-portraitBrian Bisnett is a licensed landscape architect and certified planner with over thirty years experience in all phases of urban and rural land planning, civic, commercial and residential design, CEQA and NEPA practice, construction technology, and project implementation. He has worked extensively with project proponents, civic entities and neighborhood-based groups in the areas of suburban and rural planning and design, environmental and resource protection, and neighborhood enhancement and revitalization. Brian is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Urban Land Institute.
Chad Langdon

Chad Langdon, Civil EngineerChad began his professional career in municipal engineering with the City of Davis in 1965.  For the past 49 years, he has worked on civil engineering projects ranging from managing capital improvement projects for street construction/reconstruction, handicap retrofits, public parking lots, bicycle paths, utility relocation/extensions (drainage, sewer, and water), park improvements, school development, traffic signals/lighting, asphalt pavement maintenance assessment studies and design, plan line studies, and airport development studies.

Ellen Reynolds Bisnett
ellen-portraitEllen Reynolds Bisnett is an architectural and landscape designer and illustrator with over thirty years experience in all phases of commercial and residential design. Her specialties include collaborative program development, historic preservation, and presentation rendering in a variety of media.
Lorie Nilsen

Lorie Nilsen is the Office Manager for Bisnett Design Associates, with experience in all phases of bookkeeping, accounting and office management.

Stephen Hein
SteveHeinsStephen Hein is a licensed land surveyor, principal of California Survey Company, and an affiliate of Bisnett Design Associates. Stephen has over thirty years of survey experience, with areas of expertise which include the setting of corner points and property lines, Records of Survey, ALTA Surveys, subdivision mapping, and sorting out obscure and conflicting gold-rush era property descriptions.