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WEST PALM BEACH, FL  (January 21, 2020) - Urban Design Kilday Studios (UDKS), an urban design, planning and landscape architecture firm with more than 42 years of industry leadership in Palm Beach County, has named Robert Dinsmore as a Principal. Dinsmore, an award-winning, licensed Professional Landscape Architect, is considered to be part of the next generation of leadership at UDKS as the company prepares for its next decade of project management and design. He joins five other principals at the prestigious company.

“Rob has a unique talent for communicating ideas to clients, planning officials, and the public,” said Ken Tuma, UDKS Managing Principal. “Even at a relatively young age, we recognized Rob’s ability to help guide our firm into the decades ahead.”

Dinsmore brings nearly ten years of experience into his new role in the company that he joined in 2016 following a successful early career in his home state of West Virginia. He received his B.S. in Landscape Architecture from West Virginia University in 2010, and has won two awards from the West Virginia American Society of Landscape Architects.

At UDKS, Dinsmore’s diverse responsibilities include the presentation of master plans for development, landscape plans and site plans. His skill set includes master planning, streetscapes/urban design, and both 3D and hand-rendered graphic production. His current projects for UDKS include government approvals and site planning for both private and public clients including Loehmann’s Plaza, a mixed-use commercial development in Palm Beach Gardens; BallenIsles Country Club long-term capital improvement planning and design; Manatee Lagoon Discovery Center parking lot expansion and landscaping upgrades; Sandhill Crane Golf Course expansion; Oakwood Plaza shopping center long-range redevelopment master planning in Hollywood; and multiple public-sector facility landscape upgrades.

“UDKS has given me the opportunity to take leadership roles within our industry in Florida, and I look forward to taking on even more responsibility within the firm as we expand our client base in the years ahead,” said Dinsmore.
Dinsmore has strong ties to South Florida, with family in both Stuart and Fort Lauderdale. He is a resident of Port St. Lucie with his wife and two children.

UDKS, originally founded in 1977 as Urban Design Studio, is an award-winning team of urban designers, planners, landscape architects and graphic designers dedicated to preserving and enhancing the quality of the physical environment in our communities. The effective leadership and creativity of the staff have resulted in the firm’s enduring success and reputation in urban design, master planning, government approvals acquisition, landscape architecture, design guidelines and graphics. UDKS provides the multidisciplinary services of land use planning and landscape architecture with a focus on land use analysis, site-specific design and landscape planting design for both public and private development sectors. 

For more information about UDKS, please visit or call (561) 366-1100.

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