Founder | Principal


Sharon Bradley, founder of Bradley Site Design, Inc., has been designing prominent public spaces and institutions of cultural and historic significance in Maryland and the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 34 years. She is committed to creating sustainable landscapes that seamlessly mesh sound engineering with inspiring design to give character and vitality to urban spaces. Actively involved in every phase of BSD projects, she has developed a unique business model that addresses social, economic and environmental issues for a more comprehensive approach to design. Sharon created Bradley Site Design in 1994 to focus on projects that have a positive impact on urban communities. She and her BSD colleagues were the first landscape architects to receive the DC Mayor’s prestigious Environmental Excellence Award, and recently won ASLA’s Social Impact Award.


Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University, 1984

Registrations / Accreditations

Registered Landscape Architect – Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky
National Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)


Running, traveling, books, cats, puttering in the garden, activism, time with the fam

Ancient Fun Fact

I was on the world record-breaking women’s 100-mile relay team