The majority of Chris Flagg’s 40-plus years of professional experience have been devoted to transforming his beliefs in design excellence into a higher quality of life through creativity and collaboration. His talents in master planning, community vision planning, large-scale mixed-use planning, transit-oriented and urban design, have led to multiple design awards and recognition as one of the profession’s foremost visionaries. In 2013, he was elevated to Fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows, one of the international organization’s highest honors, for his career of community activism and his dedicated body of highly creative professional work. His ability to teach, create art, inspire, mentor and advocate for the values of creative thinking define his everyday approach to his professional, personal and artistic pursuits.
His current role at Haskell encompasses a wide range of objectives, from increasing the company’s design excellence to mentoring a diverse staff of more than 60 interdisciplinary professionals.
Chris graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree. He is a registered Landscape Architect and Fellow in the profession since 2013.
Chris is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), serves on the State of Florida’s Council of Fellows and continues to give back to the community through multiple organizations, most recently as a MOCA Trustee and his newly appointed role as Chair of Jacksonville’s Tree Commission. He also currently serves on two Cultural Council Artist Selection Committees for the Courthouse Plaza Design and for Art in Public Places. He has served on numerous city planning and beautification committees, civic and university organizations, UF Landscape Architectural Advisory Board, UNF Construction Management Board, the City’s Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB), has been a member of the Cultural Council’s Board and has served as past chair of Downtown Vision, Inc.