Maurilio Rico

Maurilio Rico

Senior Designer | Senior Project Manager

Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Maurilio has been a key contributor to the growth & excellence of HPLA Studio since 2013. Working as a Senior Designer & Project Manager he leads & oversees design, production, and quality control, on a wide array of projects, for the Newport Beach office. His love for the outdoors and design gravitated him towards landscape architecture, which impacts the lives of all living things. Maurilio is inquisitive towards any idea or element that can be utilized for all aspects of design. He continually asks “why?” and “how?” permitting him to discover the best solutions for any problem. His passionate energy for outdoor activities, music, and photography affords him success in landscape architecture and design endeavors as a whole.


Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture
(Arizona State University)


Desert Museum Palo Verde (Parkinsonia x Desert Museum)