Team member since 1989

Carol Henry

President | PLA | ASLA

Carol has over 30 years' experience in school and playground architecture. She is known for her delightful and inclusive designs that give people the freedom to have fun, interact together, and come away refreshed. The ability to effect a change and create a healthy, inspiring environment that an entire community can enjoy is her greatest joy as a landscape architect.


Masters Degree Program, Kansas State University

Bachelor of Science, Landscape Horticulture, Colorado State University - Fort Collins


Registered Landscape Architect




Bayou Gulch Regional Park  Douglas County, Colorado

Belvedere Park                                     Lone Tree, Colorado

Bison Park                                       Castle Rock, Colorado

Challenger Regional Park     Douglas County, Colorado

Denver Playgrounds                      Bear Creek, Hampden Heights, Observatory, Pulaski, West Bar Val Wood, Sanderson Gulch, DeBoer and Ben Bezoff Parks

Discovery Park                                       Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Discovery Playground           Spokane Valley, Washington

Hideaway Park                           Winter Park, Colorado

Inspiration Playground          Bellevue, Washington

Loveland Youth Sports Park                Loveland, Colorado

Meadow Crest Playground                  Renton, Washington

Northglenn Sensory Park      Northglenn, Colorado

Redstone Park                        Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Sandstone Ranch Adventure Playground                                 Douglas County, Colorado



All Access Fun: Meadow Crest Playground, Renton, Washington  Landscape Architect and Specifier News, September 2014

Respecting the Elements    American School and University, November 2010

Discovery Playground       Landscape Architect and Specifier News, October 2010

Building a Better Playground Colorado Parent, April 2010

The Destination Playground Rises in Colorado Parks and Schoolyards Colorado Real Estate Journal, February 2003

Accessible Fun (featuring Northglenn Sensory Park)  Landscape Architecture, December 2003

Perspective on Drought, as featured in:

  • Real Threat Calls For Real Solutions, Denver Post, May 2003
  • Our Thirsty Lives Need To Dry Up, Daily Camera, April 2003

Willow Farm Park: Celebrating Longmont’s Agricultural Heritage Landscape Architect & Specifier News, March 2000

Complexities of Ballfield Design Parks & Recreation Magazine, August 1999


Aurora Public Schools                  Aurora Hills Middle School redevelopment; Gateway High School site improvements; Hinkley High School site redevelopment; Mosley K-8; Vista Peak P-20 campus

Boulder Valley School District   Aspen Creek K-8; Boulder High School renovations; Casey Middle School renovations; Creekside Elementary; Douglass Elementary, Eldorado K-8; Foothill Elementary; Louisville Middle School; Monarch K-8 renovations; Monarch K-12 campus; Southern Hills Middle School; UniHill Elementary; various flood recovery projects 

Charter Schools                       Academy P-2; Academy of Charter K-12; CCI Charter, Excel Academy K-8; Peak-to-Peak K-12; Skyview Academy; Stargate Academy

Colleges/Campus                 Colorado School of Mines athletic field improvements; Colorado State University Microbiology Building addition; Red Rocks Community College Health Professionals and Sciences Building; University of Colorado at Boulder Dining Hall micro-master plan; University of Northern Colorado bikeway

Denver Public Schools                    Grant Ranch K-8, Lowry Elementary, Far NE ECE                                Learning Landscapes including: Ashley, Conservatory Green, Edison, Ellis, Force, Frances Jacobs, McMeen, Montclair, Palmer, Southmoor, Traylor, Whiteman, and University Park Elementary Schools

Douglas County School District  Five new prototype elementary schools; Douglas County and Highlands Ranch High School Remodels; Crestview Middle School Remodel; ECC Pre School and Day Care; Plum Creek Academy (special needs); Roxborough Primary

Jefferson County Public Schools Multiple elementary, middle and high schools including: Al Meikeljohn (Five Parks) Elementary School; Bear Creek K-8; Falcon Bluffs and Summit Ridge Middle Schools; Dakota Ridge, Bear Creek, Lakewood and D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High Schools; Jeffco Open School;  Sierra Elementary School

Park County RE-2 Schools     Fairplay P-12 Campus

Wyoming Public Schools           Carey Junior High School, Cheyenne (Laramie County School District #1); Laura Irwin Elementary and Riverside Middle/High School, Basin (Big Horn County School District #4); Lincoln Elementary School and CAPS and Roosevelt High School, Casper (Natrona County School Dist. #1); Rawlins Elementary and Kindergarten, Rawlins (Carbon County School Dist. #1); Evanston Middle School, Evanston (Uinta County School Dist. #1); and Campbell County High School-South Campus Renovations, Gillette (Campbell County School Dist. #1)

Over 300 schools for multiple school districts