Macknally Land Design is a full-service landscape architectural firm dedicated to the innovative design of socially and environmentally holistic places. Founded in 1993, Macknally Land Design has developed and maintained a reputation for consistently providing projects of the highest quality through an understanding of client needs, site conditions and environmental context. Our team approach allows us to collaborate closely with the clients, architect, engineers and other design team members to create and realize the vision for each project.


Our team, led by principals Lea Ann Macknally and Whit Macknally, has extensive experience in the planning and design for civic, park and institutional sites, as well as detailed greenway and garden design. Macknally Land Design’s goal is to provide the highest level of professional design service by creating livable spaces that people enjoy, while being sensitive to site constraints, the client’s needs, budget, maintenance requirements, and environmental preservation.


Macknally Land Design is a Birmingham Construction Industry Authority DBE Certified Business.


TVA - Muscle Shoals Reservation Master Plan

Parkside District Right-of-Way Design Guidelines

Best Practices Guide for Cahaba River Access Points

Alabama National Cemetery

Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children

Railroad Park

Regions Field

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

Homewood Central Park



Site Planning

Civic Space Design
Park Design
Greenway Design

Green Roof / Green Walls
Urban Planning

Healthcare Design
Environmental Restoration

Public Outreach


Streetscape Design

Master Planning

Planting Design

Irrigation Design
Historical Garden Preservation

Maintenance Guidelines
Construction Administration

Management Plans