Laurence Ferar, Principal

Larry Ferar established his firm in 1983 after working at several architectural and landscape design offices in the US and France. He served as assistant professor at the University of Oregon and as a member of the Campus Planning Committee.  Larry’s work has been published in Practical Winery and Vineyard Magazine, Wine Business Monthly, Revue des Oenologues, (French wine business publication) Sunset Magazine, Kia Ora (Air New Zealand magazine) Cantine by Veronica Pirazzini, “Small Gardens” by John Brookes, “A City Gardener’s Handbook” by Linda Yang. Laurence Ferar served as vice-president of the French American International School’s board of directors and chair of the school’s long range planning committee, on the board of the Corbett/Terwilliger/Lair Hill Neighborhood Association and the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon.


Larry is trained as both an architect and landscape architect.  He has considerable experience in all phases of educational, retail, residential projects and landscape design.  Over the past 15 years  he has established a particular expertise in winery design and has been involved with projects in the US, the UK, Canada,  New Zealand, and China.



Washington University

Bachelor of Arts/Architecture

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Architecture

Master of Architecture

Master of Landscape Architecture



Registered Architect

State of Oregon

State of Washington

State of California

Registered Landscape Architect

State of Oregon

LEED Accredited Professional



Woollaston Estates Winery

2007 New Zealand Institute of  Architects Design Award

Registered Master Builders Federation of New Zealand. 2007 “Project of the Year”