biota's Crew 2014

About

Based in Minneapolis, MN, biota is an award-winning landscape design and build firm that works on residential and commercial projects. Our mission is to create innovative designs that invite interaction and inspire the imagination using the highest-quality plants, materials and construction techniques. We strive to share our knowledge and foster an ongoing stewardship to create lasting enjoyment.
Steve Modrow

Steve Modrow, Principal ASLA

Steve oversees design services at biota. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He received his master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Minnesota after completion of his bachelor’s degree in environmental design.

Jim Saybolt

Jim Saybolt, Principal Aff. ASLA, CLP

Jim manages biota’s operations. He is a Certified Landscape Professional (CLP) with the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association and an affiliate of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He attended Harvard Graduate School of Design for their career discovery program in landscape architecture.


Steve Modrow

Elizabeth Wynne, Design CLP

Elizabeth is a designer here at biota. She holds an Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Landscape Design and Construction. She is a Certified Landscape Professional (CLP) with the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association

Jim Saybolt

Eric Alward, Design Associate ASLA

Eric is a designer here at biota. He is an Associate member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He completed his bachelor’s degree in fine art and received his master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Minnesota.


More about biota

From design to construction, we do great, innovative work that gets noticed. View a sampling of our awards and biota press mentions. View biota affiliates.

Giving Back

biota believes it is important to give back to our community. Our team engages in ongoing education and works with local community organizations sharing our expertise, equipment and excitement to help create a better environment and better neighborhoods.


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