About

Terrence J. DeWan & Associates is a professional landscape architectural and planning firm in Yarmouth, Maine dedicated to approaching land use opportunities with creativity, environmental sensitivity, and an awareness of client needs.

The staff of eight is composed of professionals with backgrounds in landscape architecture, recreation planning, land planning, visual resource assessment, permitting, graphic design, model making, research, and technical writing.

tjd&a is committed to appropriate design solutions that evolve from effective communication with the client and municipal and state officials. The firm has an underlying commitment to land stewardship and faith in the future of New England.

The services offered by the firm include:

Site Planning and Design

Site analysis; single family homes; residential subdivisions; cluster housing; apartment and condominium complexes; land reclamation; commercial, institutional, and industrial site planning; landscape restoration.

Master Planning

Site selection studies; open space planning; campus planning; waterfront planning; municipal comprehensive planning; zoning and land-use studies; resort communities; resource management studies; natural resource inventories.

Recreational Planning

Municipal inventories; waterfront land use studies; park, playground and facility design; trail planning; recreation management.

Downtown Revitalization

Community design forums; streetscape improvements; urban plantings, lighting, and signage design; corridor planning; pedestrian amenities.

Visual Inventories and Assessment

Scenic inventories; facility siting; highway location studies; transmission line studies; windpower visual studies, visual impact assessments; mitigation planning.

Permitting

Coordination of applications under Maine's NRPA (Natural Resource Protection Act), Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Site Location of Development Permit, and Army Corps of Engineers Permits.

Construction Documentation and Administration

Complete Construction Documentation; Specifications; Bid Packages; Construction Administration.

tjd&a Terrence J. DeWan & Associates

121 West Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
t  207.846.0757
f  207.846.0675
e  dewan@tjda.net

Team

Terrence J. DeWan FASLA

Principal

Maine Licensed Landscape Architect

Terry DeWan has over 40 years of professional experience in landscape architecture, visual resource assessment, site planning, design guidelines, and community development. His experience includes work with communities, state agencies, private developers, utility companies, and the forest products industry in New England. He has written numerous studies on community planning, visual impacts, recreation planning, water access, and highway corridor redevelopment.

Eileen Butler

Associate

Business Manager

Eileen Butler's experience with business administration includes: contract reviews, project analysis, client billing, payroll management, personnel and insurance administration as well as property management issues. She enjoys tracking the numbers and overseeing the different areas of the business.

Amy Bell Segal ASLA

Senior Associate

Maine Licensed Landscape Architect

Amy has worked at TJD&A for over twenty years. Her experience includes visual impact assessments, computer-generated photosimulations, recreation and trail planning, site planning for residential, commercial, and industrial properties, and permitting and construction management

Danielle Matkoskey

Landscape Designer

Danielle's experience includes computer generated modeling, photosimulations, rendering, assisting with visual impact assessments, site planning and planting design. She has proficiency in numerous technical software programs.

Steve Thompson

Landscape Designer

Since joining TJD&A in 2013, Steve's work experience has included site planning, photosimulations, rendering, construction documentation, and ArcGIS mapping. Steve graduated with High Honors from The University of Rhode Island, and has a background in Fine Gardening and Landscape Construction.

Jessica Wagner Kimball

Maine Licensed Landscape Architect/Planner

Jessica came to TJD&A in 2014 with a background in both Planning and Landscape Architecture. She has experience in the public sector as a planner for the Town of Old Orchard Beach, and in the private sector as a member of Sasaki Associates. Jessica completed a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Toronto in 2013. Her graduate thesis work was an adaptive design strategy to deal with the effect of climate change and rising sea levels for Portland's commercial waterfront, which was exhibited at The Portland Society of Architecture 'Waterfront Visions 2050' symposium in 2013.

David Truesdell

Maine Licensed Landscape Architect

David joined TJD&A in 2014 after ten years practicing Landscape Architecture at Sasaki Associates in Boston. He spent the better part of the last three years there managing a team of consultants for the design and construction of Cincinnati's Smale Riverfront Park, a 42-acre $120 million project along the banks of the Ohio River. Since moving to Maine he has worked on a wide range of projects at various scales across the state. From a waterfront park in Bangor to a cliffside landscape in Oqunquit to a trails plan in Scarborough, and everything in between.

Awards

American Society of Landscape Architects

Terry DeWan inducted into the Council of Fellows 2011

Merit Award, Los Angeles River Greenway, Landscape Architecture Foundation, Client: Trust for Public Land

Merit Award, Chattahoochee Riverway, Landscape Architecture Foundation. Sponsor: Atlanta Urban Resources Partnership

 

Boston Society of Landscape Architects

Central Gardens Master Plan, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine. BSLA Merit Award for Landscape Analysis and Planning – Park Planning With EDAW (now AECOM). 2006.

“From the River to the Bay”, A Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan For Brunswick, Maine. BSLA Merit Award for Planning. 2003.

Terrence DeWan: 2002 Professional Excellence Award

 

Colorado Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Central Gardens Master Plan, Boothbay, Maine, 2006 Presidents Award of Excellence for Planning and Urban Design. With EDAW (now AECOM).

 

Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association

Kancamagus Scenic Byway, Preliminary Facilities and Interpretive Media Plan, White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire, Outstanding Project of the Year.

Knightville-Mill Creek Vision Plan, South Portland, Maine, Outstanding Project of the Year

 

Maine Association of Planners

Scenic Assessment Handbook, Maine State Planning Office, Maine Coastal Program

Two Echo Co-housing, Brunswick, Maine

Livability Guide to the Great American Neighborhood, Maine State Planning Office

Maine Street Revitalization Plan, Brunswick, Maine

Portland Shoreway Access Plan, Portland, Maine

Portland Waterfront Walk, Portland, Maine

Re-Use Plan for Regional Waste System’s Balefill Facility, Scarborough, Maine

 

Vermont Planners Association

Transit-Oriented Design (TOD) for Chittenden County, Guidelines for Planners, Policymakers, Developers and Residents. Chittenden Country Regional Planning Commission. With Wilbur Smith Associates. Project of the Year Award.

 

National Association for Interpretation

Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Sandy Point, New Hampshire, Interpretive Media Award.

 

Publications