Industry Update
Appointment24 August 2018

Lance Walker

Promoted Vice President
At WATG in Los Angeles - CA, USA

Lance Walker

Walker joined WATG in 2010 and has over 20 years of experience as a licensed landscape architect. Throughout his eight years with WATG, Walker has tripled the size of the Irvine landscape studio with over 130 projectsin both international and domestic markets. Walker's portfolio includes work in North America, Mexico, Middle East, North Africa, and China. Recent completed work in California includes Lido House in Newport Beach, Vista Collina Resort in Napa, and the Monarch Beach Resort Pool Renovation in Dana Point. International work includes urban mixed-use projects in Dubai, Monterrey Mexico, and China along with hospitality projects such as Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos and Nobu Cabo in Mexico; Rixos Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi and the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton at Galaxy Macau.


WATG is one of the world's leading integrated design firms with 73 years of history continually operating as an independent firm. WATG's interior design firm, Wimberly Interiors, was recently ranked 18th by Interior Design Magazine in their 2017 Hospitality Giants survey.
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