Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. (MVVA) is a landscape architecture firm based in Brooklyn, New York and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1982, the firm specializes in designing large-scale civic landscapes as well as developing smaller scale public plazas and other institutional projects. Principals Michael Van Valkenburgh, Laura Solano, Matthew Urbanski, Paul Seck, and Gullivar Shepard lead a 75-person team spanning two cities. Engaging urban planners, architects, and ecologists, MVVA embraces a multidisciplinary and sustainable approach to their designs for natural environments. MVVA first achieved recognition in 1994 with a National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award for their... more.