06-24-22 | News

McCullough Landscape Architecture Welcomes Sophia Rumpf, ASLA, as New Junior Associate

New Designer will Grow Career at Award-Winning Firm
by Staff

Sophia Rumpf, ASLA, Junior Associate at McCullough Landscape Architecture.

San Diego, CA, June 21, 2022 - McCullough Landscape Architecture has announced that Sophia Rumpf, ASLA, is its newest Junior Associate. Hiring expertise to meet demand, Sophia is the fourth (4th) new hire that the expanding landscape architecture firm has announced this year. She joins the award-winning McCullough team of highly skilled designers and professionals bringing sustainability, creativity, and an eco-conscious mindset to each and every project throughout California the Western US.


From an early age, Sophia showed an appreciation for the natural and built environment. As she grew and learned more about the pressing ecological challenges of the 21st century, she became inspired to pursue a career where she could use design to improve people's well-being and benefit the planet as well. Sophia earned her bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with an emphasis on Sustainable Environments. She also completed an internship with Burdge Architects while earning her degree. Over the past few years, she gained industry experience as a Project Designer with Urban Arena and as a freelance Landscape Designer with Rivetti Landscapes.

Catherine McCullough, CPSM, President & CEO of McCullough, states, "We've been very impressed by Sophia's enthusiasm, positive attitude, and design sensibilities. She's a great fit for our team and shares our firm's core values-particularly an interest in how the human spirit engages with the natural world. We can't wait to watch her spread her wings at McCullough, and be a part of her growth as a designer at this point in her career."

About McCullough Landscape Architecture, Inc.
Founded in 1999, McCullough Landscape Architecture, Inc., located in downtown San Diego's Makers Quarter, is an award-winning landscape-design firm. The firm is certified by the State of California Department of General Services as a Small Business Enterprise and is a Woman-Owned Small Business. For over 20 years, the firm has worked on many private, civic and military projects. Clients include Gafcon, CityMark Development, Alexandria Real Estate, Pacifica Companies, the Cities of Carlsbad and San Diego, the U.S. Navy, and numerous schools and universities. Its work has been recognized with many regional and national awards. For more information about McCullough, visit


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