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Brian Post

Brian Post

BRIAN POST started building walls at age 10.  Since then he has continued working with stone whenever possible.  In 2006 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.  As part of his studies he spent 4 months in England, Scotland, and Wales working with several wallers including DSWA Master Craftsmen, Andrew Louden and Sean Adcock.

Brian is a DSWA-GB certified Master Craftsmen (Level IV). He is also a Certified Instructor. Brian is the only certified Master Craftsman who is also a Licensed Landscape Architect. Having knowledge from both the design world and the walling world gives Brian unique insights when teaching. Brian is also a DSWA-GB certified instructor and examiner.  Brian serves as the Executive Director of The Stone Trust, and is also the proprietor of Standing Stone Landscape Architecture, a design build firm specializing in complex dry stone projects.

Brian regularly works both in the design studio and in the field. In 2010 he started his own firm, Standing Stone Landscape Architecture.  Brian has served on the Board of Directors of the Stone Trust from 2013-15, and has been the Executive Director of The Stone Trust since 2015.

Read more about Brian and his business, Standing Stone Landscape Architecture.

Workshops taught by Brian:

  • 2.20 Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): November 19, 2022 (Nashville, TN)
    1-day workshop attendance
    November 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Participants will learn how to maximize strength for a retaining wall while following the basic rules. Foundations, drainage, perforated pipe, filter fabric, geo-textiles and more are all discussed or demonstrated. This workshop is intended to give you the information to make wise decisions on your own projects. It is well suited for both homeowners and contractors. PREREQUISITE:  any 1.00 level course, or 2.10, or 2.13