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Mike Sweeney


Mike’s leadership qualities have resulted in drawing some of the building industry’s most prominent and exciting developers to Land Concern. As a Principal at Land Concern with over 33 years of experience, Mike continues to excel at finding new and innovative solutions to the challenges of today’s communities.

As a team leader, Mike strives for design answers that address the desires and needs of the user and clients while retaining compatibility with the environment. Relying on the diversity and strengths of Land Concern’s design teams, his primary focus is on Community, along with Site and Recreational Landscape Master Planning at all scales. Through the development of inventive concepts and solutions, design guidelines, construction documents, consultant coordination, peer review and field observation, Mike’s leadership has resulted in a diversity of highly successful projects throughout Southern California.

Mike is a hands-on leader who enjoys the constant challenges and immediacy of working in the field and with clients, allowing him to respond quickly to any questions and clarifications that may be needed. Strong coordination and management skills have enabled Mike to fill the role of primary facilitator for a number of clients, providing review and coordination of developers, consultants and overall project infrastructure.


Land Concern’s employees are experienced landscape designers and technical experts who are highly regarded for their design savvy and sustainable solutions. Working closely with Water Concern LTD, our premier irrigation consultant, Land Concern is poised on the cutting edge of design and irrigation technology at a time when budget and conservation solutions are increasingly crucial to the overall success of landscape architecture and design.

Akin Smith

Project Manager

Christopher Hillstead

Associate, Landscape Architect

Garrett Bustos

Landscape Architect

Jill Sweeney

Senior Associate, Landscape Architect

Lulu Zepeda

Landscape Designer

Philip Stevens

Project Manager

Richard Rios

Landscape Designer