Daniel Mallach, RLA, AICP, ASLA

Landscape Architect & Certified Planner

Dan Mallach is a Registered Landscape Architect and Certified Planner with TCA. His educational background is in natural and cultural resource management, community planning, plant ecology, and the fine arts. His professional practice includes open space and recreation design, master planning and site analysis, and working with communities to achieve zoning and development objectives. He is also proficient in a variety of computer graphics applications, and is an experienced technical and creative photographer.

Dan has worked with several public institutions and government entities, including the cultural resources divisions of the United States Air Force and the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He is also an Eagle Scout, and spent many summers in the outdoors as a YMCA camper and leader, learning, and then teaching, about the natural world.

At TCA, Dan assists in design projects and the preparation of ordinance materials, writes land development plan code compliance reviews, generates landscape and planting plans, and performs post-installation site inspections. He brings to his work the desire to promote civic strength through a combination of wildlife conservation, sustainable land management and innovative smart growth.

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture
School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico
2008
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Minor in Conservation Biology/Botany
Middlebury College
1995
Field Ecology and Wildlife Management
School for Field Studies
North Queensland, Australia
1993

Experience

Thomas Comitta Associates, Inc.
Town Planners & Landscape Architects
Landscape Architect & Land Planner
West Chester, Pennsylvania
June 2007 - Present
Van Citters: Historic Preservation
Research and Special Projects Associate
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2006 - 2007
PhotoGarden
Technical and Sales Staff
Burlington, Vermont
2000 - 2004
YMCA Camp Belknap
Director, Nature and Conservation Program
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
1990 - 1993

Professional Registration

RLA - Registered Landscape Architect
Landscape Architect licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
AICP - American Institute of Certified Planners
Certified Planner credentialed by the American Planning Association.

Professional Associations

American Society of Landscape Architects
American Planning Association
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Awards & Certifications

Chester County Master Planner, 2009
New Mexico Graduate Scholar, 2005
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1989
Tree Tender, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Select Projects

Public Realm Plan and Design Manual
Landmark Homes/Home Towne Square
Clay Township, Pennsylvania
East Pikeland Township Park
East Pikeland Township, Pennsylvania
Graham & North Boundary Park Improvements
Cranberry Township, Butler County, PA
Main Street Revitalization Projects
Carlsbad and Roswell, New Mexico
WPA Flood Control Infrastructure, Las Cruces
NM Historic Resource Analysis and Report
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract
Ordinance Updates:
• Charlestown Township, Chester County, PA
• Cranberry Township, Butler County, PA
• Malvern Borough, Chester County, PA
• Manheim Township, Lancaster Co., PA
• Penn Township, Lancaster County, PA
• New Castle County, DE
• Springfield Township, Delaware Co., PA
• Windsor Township, York Co., PA
• Williamsville, Erie Co., NY
PA Land Development Plan Reviews:
• Bethlehem Township, Northampton Co.
• City of Coatesville, Chester Co.
• Concord Township, Delaware Co.
• Charlestown Township, Chester Co.
• Cranberry Township, Butler Co.
• East Pikeland Township, Chester Co.
• Edgmont Township, Delaware Co.
• Lower Providence Township, Montgomery Co.
• Borough of Malvern, Chester Co.
• Middletown Township, Delaware Co.
• Borough of Phoenixville, Chester Co.
• Springfield Township, Delaware Co.
• Upper Chichester Township, Delaware Co.
• Warwick Township, Chester Co.
• West Whiteland Township, Chester Co.