Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design, Inc. is a boutique firm that takes a limited number of select residential and commercial projects each year.
Fernando Wong and Tim Johnson started the company in 2005 with headquarters in Miami Beach. Since that time they have added offices in Palm Beach, Southampton and New Orleans (2019) and have completed commercial and residential projects across the country and around the world.
They are an internationally recognized leader in full-service garden design, landscape architecture and project management. The firm is known for moving large trees (the largest so far was a 90 foot tall Kapok) as well as designing elaborate Garden Follies, Pool Pavilions, Outdoor Kitchens, Pools, Fountains, Sculpture Gardens and Hardscapes all using Classical Architectural Principles.
Commercial projects include the Four Seasons Hotels & Residences at The Surf Club in Miami, with Richard Meier, Joseph Dirand and Lee Mindel, as well as the renovation of the Four Seasons Palm Beach and a new Four Seasons Resort in Fort Lauderdale, collaborating with designers Martin Brudnizki and Tara Bernerd. They also recently completed a new Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel in Savannah called Perry Lane. Other select projects include the renovation of the landscape for Soho Beach House in Miami Beach, the design of the sculpture garden at the new Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Museum in Miami’s Design District, as well as a national park for the Bahamian National Trust in Nassau. Fernando Wong was also recently awarded work on the Thomas Keller and Le Sirenuse restaurants in Miami, The Gasparilla Inn & Beach Club in Boca Grande and the new Starwood Capital Headquarters in Miami Beach.
On the residential side the firm has completed or is currently working on projects in New York, Connecticut, Texas, Virginia, Florida, Louisiana, Lyford Cay, Bahamas and London, England. They have completed gardens for some of the most notable historic and landmarked homes in America by architects John Volk, Addison Mizner and Marion Syms Wyeth. They are especially proud to have created the landscape for one of the few Platinum Leed Certified homes in the United States.