As a native to Los Angeles, Mr. Drnek began his career selling plants in a small nursery, sparking an interest in design and construction. Two decades later, Ryan's site sensitive design ability and technical expertise drive every Sodder Studio project.
Mr. Drnek has completed hundreds of public and private projects, residential, commercial, education, masterplanning, sports facilities, event gardens, trail planning, stormwater and sustainability developments.
Ryan also works extensively with local schools and non-profits to develop environmental education standards, outdoor classrooms, student farms, native habitats and more.
EDAW, Landscape Architecture & Planning
Campbell & Campbell, Landscape Architecture, Architecture & Planning
California Licensed Landscape Architect - 04/2006
California Certified Nursery Professional (exp)
TreePeople, EnrichLA, Surfrider Foundation, LAUSD Sustainable Campus Task Force, Walgrove Wildlands, the Audubon Society, Habitat for Humanity, the City of Compton, Hyperion Glendale Bridge Complex Vision Team, First/20 Network, Carver Garden Alliance, Cheremoya Foundation, Los Angeles Homeless Count and more.