People

don.hanson@otak.com
EDUCATION

Bachelor of
Landscape Architecture
(University of Oregon)

ACCREDITATIONS

Landscape Architect

Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Board (CLARB) Certification

Don Hanson, PLA
Don Hanson, PLA
Principal | Director of Planning, Architecture and Design

Don has a vast amount of experience over the past 40 years, which includes residential, mixed-use commercial and industrial development. He also has extensive project experience with public parks, open space and streetscape improvements. As a hands-on designer, Don is very adept at public design presentations and is considered an expert in the land-use approval and entitlement process. Don served as chair and continues to serve as a member of the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission, which sets development and land use policies in Portland.