Yadiel Rivera-Diaz


Yadiel Rivera-Diaz leads Marvel’s landscape architecture practice as a Partner, where he manages the firm’s open space, master plans and landscape projects. He has over 13 years of experience as a landscape architect and three as an architect, designing open public spaces in the United States, Puerto Rico and abroad. Through his experience as a multidisciplinary designer, he has negotiated the intersection between landscape architecture, architecture and urban design. 


He currently manages Bronx Point, the ninth WEDG-verified project in NYC, a waterfront promenade project along the Harlem River in the Bronx that extends Mill Pond Park, creating a new nature walk framed by renewed native ecosystems as well as open access and views to the water. Yadiel is also leading the improvement of Norris Square Park, a multipurpose site in North Philadelphia. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Yadiel received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Puerto Rico and Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.