Omni Workshop™ is a landscape architecture studio that studies and employs methods in resiliency. The design team focuses on connecting nature and people, adding meaning to how landscapes function and thrive, and improving everyday life.


Omni Workshop is devoted to providing exemplary personal service and attention to solve specific challenges on projects of all scales. From residential backyards to re-visioning the Chicago River’s edge, Omni Workshop creates lasting, high quality design for all to experience.


The practice is underpinned by the premise that design is a discovery through collaboration. The team strategically works across disciplines to explore, analyze, and realize collective visions.

By working hand-in-hand with Omni Innovation, Omni Construction, and Omni Stewardship, Omni Workshop's design visions are realized on budget with increased accountability. 


Michael Skowlund

Director, Omni Workshop

Michael is a professional Landscape Architect with more than 15 years of experience. His award-winning career is marked by designing with landscape as a tool, employing the built environment to reinforce stewardship and social responsibility.

Michael was profoundly influenced by his mentor, internationally-known landscape architect, Peter Schaudt. Michael worked as an associate under Schaudt for six years, and the renowned landscape architect’s design approach and philosophy is now embedded in Michael’s work.