Allison Thurmond Quinlan
Principal at Flintlock Architecture & Landscape

Alli Thurmond Quinlan is an architect, landscape architect, and infill development advocate. She founded and runs Flintlock Ltd Co (a multi-disciplinary design practice), Flintlock Development (an urban infill real estate development company), and Valkyrie Design Cooperative (a shared services co-op that supports and promotes women in the design profession) in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She also served on the Fayetteville Planning Commission and Construction Board of Appeals and serves as a senior faculty member and Board Member for the Incremental Development Alliance. Alli believes in building environmentally, socially, and economically vibrant places that protect productive landscapes from sprawl. Her work solo and with the University of Arkansas Community Design Center has been honored with national and international awards from the Congress for New Urbanism, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Institute of Architects, Architizer, and the American Planning Association. Allison’s practice focuses on creating beauty in lovable, walkable places.