Stan Cowan


Mr. Stan Cowan is the managing Principal at MESA and directs the firm’s growth in regional and international project design and business development. Stan’s design beliefs are deeply rooted in natural systems with respect for environmental and cultural landscapes. With over thirty years of experience as a landscape architect, he understands the value of balancing each project’s economic, environmental, and creative manifestations within the client’s goals and expectations.


In recent years, Stan has led numerous award-winning projects that reflect his and the firm’s belief that the successful design of public and private spaces is best shaped by its connection to the surrounding and regional environment and community. Mr. Cowan’s philosophy and leadership provide clients with innovative design methods, a creative use of materials, and follow-through from pre-development to construction.

Texas Landscape Architectural Registration Number: 2118