mindy cooper

principal and strategic development lead

Born and raised in the rolling farmlands of Pennsylvania, Mindy learned to respect the land and it’s resources early in life. This environmental interest coupled with her admiration for art and design led her to a career in landscape architecture.

Mindy is committed to building a vibrant, resilient urban community and is excited to be a part of an organization with similar focus. Her ability to manage a wide range of tasks has exposed her to a variety of professional experiences from city permitting to highly technical roof gardens. As a member of the leadership team at dwg., she is responsible for guiding the strategic development of the firm and ensuring that the firm’s vision is the backbone of our decision making.

In addition to her professional roles, Mindy has been an active participant in the local Austin community. In the past, she has served with the City of Austin Sustainable Food Policy Board, where she worked with stakeholders to develop Austin's Urban Farm Ordinance. She is currently the AIA Austin 2019 Urban Design Committee Co-Chair, and serves on the Planning Committee of AIA Austin's Leadership Collective. Mindy is a licensed landscape architect in Texas, #3209 and Nebraska, #388