Julie Shapiro

Landscape Designer

Julie is a landscape designer with a passion for mobility equity and inclusive public space. Her experience ranges from large park master planning to garden design and trail construction, and she brings expertise in planting design, public engagement, and public space design. A lifelong enthusiasm for plants led her to the field of landscape architecture, and she is interested in innovative approaches to green infrastructure and urban planting design. Julie performs a variety of tasks at Toole Design, including site design, grading and stormwater management, intersection and streetscape design, the creation of local Complete Streets guides, and the development of multimodal mobility and placemaking initiatives. Her past work Baltimore, Barcelona, and the Greater Boston area provides a strong foundation for crafting creative solutions to mobility and access challenges.

Outside of work, Julie enjoys exploring Boston, running, cycling, and reading by the Charles River or Jamaica Pond.