OUR MISSION

To offer our clients highly-specialized landscape architecture, planning, and GIS services, focusing primarily on healthy, active communities.

OUR NAME

KAIZEN is a Japanese practice that embraces continual improvement over time.  We recognize that lasting change cannot happen all at once. It must be strategic and COLLABORATIVE to have the greatest impact. 

OUR ORIGIN

KAIZEN Collaborative was founded in 2010 with the specific intent of bringing together the best talent to provide expertise to clients building active transportation and recreation facilities. 


ABOUT / KAIZEN COLLABORATIVE

Following a path of continuous improvement in the landscape architecture and planning field, Greta deMayo founded KAIZEN Collaborative in 2010 with the specific intent of bringing together the best talent to provide expertise to clients building active transportation and recreation facilities.  KAIZEN’s unique teaming approach brings each project the specific experience necessary to create communities desiring and embracing bicycle and pedestrian active lifestyles.  KAIZEN Collaborative offers our clients highly-specialized landscape architecture, planning, and GIS services, focusing primarily on healthy, active environments.

 

Since our inception, KAIZEN Collaborative has successfully completed the planning and the design for construction of more than thirty-two miles of greenway trails, making KAIZEN Collaborative one of the leading trail planning and design firms in the Southeast.  Our project management skills, innovative approaches, and multi-disciplinary experiences set us apart from all other consulting firms.

 

Prior to founding KAIZEN Collaborative, Greta worked for more than 20 years in Atlanta’s private sector for design firms EDAW and Ecos Environmental Design, in Atlanta’s public sector for Fulton County Parks and Recreation Department and General Services Department, and in Atlanta’s non-profit sector for the PATH Foundation and Trees Atlanta.  She is a registered landscape architect with a broad range of experience in bicycle/ pedestrian trails, parks, open spaces, and recreation planning and design.   Greta has a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada and a Bachelors in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia.  She also sits on the Georgia Recreational Trails Program Steering Committee.