Male, US, born 03/11/1927, died 01/28/2003

Associated with the firms network

Paul, Courtland, Landscape Architect; Peridian Group, Landscape Architects

Professional History

founded his landscape architecture firm that became the Peridian Group, with its headquarters in Newport Beach (2003); became one of California's first licensed landscape architects in 1954; a founding member in 1955 of the American Institute of Landscape Architects (ASLA); served as ASLA's Director for five years; placed on California's Board of Landscape Architects; President of the California Council of Landscape Architects; died of congestive heart failure at his residence in San Juan Capistrano;


Degree in ornamental horticulture, California Polytechnic Institute, San Dimas (a southern campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo,);


His last residence was in the 92675 zip code of San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, CA.

Married Nadine Paul, c. 1948;

Courtland Paul's children were: Sanford Paul of Tustin, CA, Pamela Paul Burns of Aurora, IL, Robyn Paul Cueva of Champaign, IL, Kimberly Paul of Anaheim, and Scott Paul, deceased 1994;

SSN: 564-32-7280.

Associated Locations

  • Pasadena, CA (Architect's Birth)
    Pasadena, CA

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  • San Juan Capistrano, CA (Architect's Death)
    San Juan Capistrano, CA

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PCAD id: 734