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Jeff Lorenz


As founder of Refugia Design-Build, based in Greater Philadelphia, Jeff Lorenz combines his decades of experience in landscape design with a desire for innovation. His sensibility is for immersive outdoor sanctuary spaces that seek to co-exist with, rather than control nature. Jeff is the creative thinker behind Refugia’s mission, methodology and its Ecological Greenway Network and truly believes that ‘putting plants to work’ is the only way forward. Annual award-winning exhibitors at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show and recipient of local, national and international design awards from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, American Society of Landscape Architects (PA/DE) and the Perennial Plant Association; Refugia addresses climate change and loss of biodiversity through landscapes that are resilient, beneficial and beautiful.