Ty Kasey, PLA
Ty is a licensed professional landscape architect (PLA). Ty has over 20 years of landscape design and installation experience and over eight years of greenhouse experience. Ty is a sixth-generation Texan and second-generation Longhorn, born and raised in Austin. Prior to working at UT, he designed landscapes for high-end residential landscape companies for 10 years in the Austin area. He graduated from The University of Texas in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in botany. Ty received his Master of Landscape Architecture degree in 2005 from the College of Environmental Design at Cal-Poly Pomona. Ty is a licensed chemical applicator and formally a licensed irrigator. Ty has assumed the role of unofficial landscape historian for UT, personally amassing an extensive collection of old books pertaining to the campus. Ty has participated or been affiliated with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, Professional Grounds Management Society, Grow Green, University Landscape Managers Association, Texas Nursery & Landscape Association, Nature Conservancy, Big Sur Land Trust, Carmel River Parkway Plan, Waller Creek Framework Planning Group and others.