Nicole Plunkett, PLA, ASLA
While attending the University of Florida, Nicole interned with Cotleur & Hearing during the summer of 2008 and 2009, where she gained valuable experience within residential design. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2010, Nicole was hired at Cotleur & Hearing as a full time landscape architect and in 2019 became a partner in the company. She has experience working with multiple site and landscape plan submittals throughout Palm Beach County, representing projects throughout the public hearing process to gain approvals and code compliance. She has also been responsible for creating mapping and informational graphics within GIS for due diligence reports and environmental studies for a number of projects within South Florida. She works on a broad variety of projects throughout Palm Beach County and leads project teams from the very beginning of a project through final construction.
In 2017, Nicole was selected to participate in the 2017-2018 inaugural Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Fellowship for Innovation + Leadership and awarded $25,000. During her Fellowship, she worked on the replication and scalability of Future Landscape Architects of America (FLAA), a non-profit organization founded by Nicole which focuses on educating K-12 students about the career field of landscape architecture. She was also honored with the 2017 Exceptional Emerging Professional Award by the American Society of Landscape Architects Florida Chapter (ASLA FL).