Project Design Team
Matt Hills, Architect I
Matt Hills area of expertise focuses on the design and specification of Green Walls and Vertical Garden Systems. Matt interfaces with Architects, Landscape Architects, Designers, and General Contractors to provide specifications and answer technical questions related to green wall construction. Matt prepares schematic design, construction details, drafting, and shop drawings. Matt earned his BS in Architecture from Southern Illinois University in 2006. Matt’s projects include the BasicWall System at Cummins Inc. Columbus, IN; ProWall System at the Rogers Science and Health Building at Queens University of Charlotte, NC; SageWall System at E.I. DuPont in Mississauga, Ontario; and VersaWall System at George Washington University, Washington DC.
Yuko N. Frazier, Senior Project Designer
Yuko Frazier develops concepts drawings and creates design packages for large development projects throughout North America. She produces CAD drawings, specifications, cut sheets, graphic images and other visual presentation materials. Yuko interfaces with Interior Furnishings Designers, Architects, and Owners to coordinate design efforts and meet specific requests during the planning process. Yuko began her career at Initial Tropical Plants in 1999 as a Horticultural Service Supervisor, was promoted to National Project Designer in 2000, and Senior Project Designer in 2004. Yuko has a Degree in Horticulture Landscape Design from the Michigan State University and is a LEED Accredited Professional with the U.S. Green Building Council. Yuko’s recent projects include the Zen garden planting at The Mall at Short Hills, the bamboo garden lobby at HealthNow NY, planting renovation at Cherry Hill Mall, and conceptual presentation / construction drawings for three atria at the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.
Maja Z. Vranes, Project Designer
Maja creates design packages and presentations for large development projects throughout North America. She produces CAD drawings, specifications, cut sheets, graphic images and other visual presentation materials using AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, In Design, and SketchUp. Maja has a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. Maja came to Ambius in 2007 and has worked extensively in creating design presentations and construction drawings for a series of Ambius projects with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.