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Christopher J. Estes Edit Profile

Landscape architect

Christopher J. Estes, British landscape architect. Registered landscape architect, North Carolina, South Carolina. Recipient Merit award City of Charlotte, 1992, Blue Thumb award Mecklenburg County Water Quality Coalition, 1997. Member American Society Landscape Architects (Merit award 1996).

Background

Estes, Christopher J. was born on June 14, 1963 in Bishops Stortford, Essex, England. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of James Hugh and Christine June (Barker) Estes.

Education

Bachelor, University Georgia, 1988. Postgraduate, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Career

International Brian Clouston & Association, Chester, England, 1986. With Land Design Inc., Charlotte, 1988-1989, DPR Associates, Charlotte, 1989-1990. Contracts administrator City of Charlotte Engineering Department, 1990-1993.

Drainage specialist for special duties City of Charlotte Storm Water Services, since 1993. Consultant Wetland Idaho. & Delineation.

Achievements

  • Registered landscape architect, North Carolina, South Carolina.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Founder Charlotte's research program for urban stream morphology and bio-engineering channels program. Designer Spirit Square exterior restoration, 1992, Dairy Branch Wetland Stream rehabilitation and construction, 1995, Bid-Engineering Standards for City of Charlotte, Natural Channel Design for City of Charlotte. Co-author: Charlotte-Meck Development Studies, 1999, Landscape Standards Manual for City of Charlotte, 1993.

Membership

Member American Society Landscape Architects (Merit award 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, scuba, backpacking, fishing, shooting.

Connections

Married Diane Renee Thortsen, May 7, 1994.

father:
James Hugh Estes

mother:
Christine June (Barker) Estes

spouse:
Diane Renee Thortsen