Executive Vice President / Principal
Alec Michaelides is the principal and director of design providing comprehensive landscape architectural design services, as well as on-site project management and construction observation for the firm's projects. In 1985, he and professional associate, Kenneth Lemm, formed Land Plus Associates and the two soon developed an outstanding reputation as site planners and landscape architects. Their signature projects include expansive, detailed and creative designs for some of the finest private residences and estates in Atlanta and throughout the southeast.
Throughout his multi-layered career in landscape architecture, Alec Michaelides has focused on the design and management of site planning and landscapes for projects of varying types and sizes. His strength in site planning, landscape development and project management has led to the firm’s growth in projects involving neighborhood design and community development, plus the planning and design of notable specialty resort and leisure properties.
Prior to forming Land Plus more than 30 years ago, Alec gained extensive professional experience at some of Atlanta’s most important private and corporate firms. He began his career at Laubmann-Reed Associates where he was responsible for master planning and site design for government installations at King’s Bay, Georgia and in Saudi Arabia, plus numerous resort and residential communities. He later worked for multi-family and commercial developers Cochran Properties and Post Properties where he was responsible for detailed site design and amenity development for a number of high profile multi-family communities involving dramatic entrance designs, multi-acre greenspaces and commons areas.
He holds the bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and has professional registrations in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Virginia, Tennessee, Indiana and Florida. Alec is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and has been certified by the Council of Landscape Architecture Review Boards.