San Francisco, Cambridge

Mary Margaret Jones

FASLA, FAAR, President/Senior Principal


Mary Margaret Jones has served as Sr. Principal in Charge for such award-winning projects as the 2000 Sydney Olympics Master Concept Design, University of Cincinnati Master Plan, Crissy Field in San Francisco’s Presidio, and Discovery Green in Houston, Texas. She has recently led the firm’s work for Denver’s Union Station District and the Parklands for the London Olympics 2012 and is currently leading the design for Destination Bayfront in Corpus Christi, Texas as well as a new 70 acre Central Park for Oklahoma City. Jones has served on numerous juries, lectures widely, and is active in the public forum of design and development issues. She is a Fellow and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Academy in Rome and a past Visiting Critic in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Design School. Mary Margaret is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Sr. Fellow of the Design Futures Council and is President of Hargreaves Associates.

EDUCATION
Texas A&M University College of Architecture and Environmental Design
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, 1979
University of Texas, Austin, 1974-75

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Hargreaves Associates
Johnson Johnson & Roy/Inc.; Ann Arbor, MI

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
University of Oklahoma, Bruce Goff Lecture Series and Studio, 2008
Harvard Design School, Visiting Critic, 1999, 2003

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Registered Landscape Architect in New York, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Ohio, Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, Oklahoma, Colorado, Illinois, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Iowa; CLARB certified

FELLOW
American Academy in Rome
American Society of Landscape Architects
Forum for Urban Design, New York, New York
Institute for Urban Design, New York, New York
Design Futures Council

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy in Rome Board of Trustees
Producers Circle, ODC/Dance
The Mayors’ Institute on City Design, National Advisory Council

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Municipal Arts Society Summit for New York City, 2011
School of Architecture Foundation Advisory Council, University of Texas at Austin, 2002- 2008
Dean’s External Advisory Council, Texas A&M College of Architecture, 2001-2002
Co-Chair, Landscape Architecture CEO Roundtable, 2000-2003
Landscape Advisory Council; University of California, Berkeley; Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, 1997-1998
Designed Landscape Forum Advisory Board and Publication Committee
San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission, Design Review Board
San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association
The Architectural League of New York

JURIES
Texas Society of Architects Awards, 2009
GSA Peer Review, U.S. Port of Entry Project for San Luis, AZ, 2007
Los Angeles River Peer Review, 2006
Rome Prize Jury, American Academy in Rome, 2003, 2004
55 Water Street Design Competition, New York, New York, 2002
Menomonee River Valley National Design Competition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2002
Tucson Gateway Design Competition, 2002
Designed Landscape Forum, 2001
San Diego Chapter ASLA Design Jury, 2001
General Service Administration's National Register of Peer Professionals, On-call Design Jury, 2000-2012
American Institute of Architects, Denver Chapter Awards Jury, 2000
Central California History Museum, Design Competition, 2000
Contra Costa County Government Center, Design Competition, 2000
Chair, American Society of Landscape Architects, Professional Awards of Excellence, Awards Committee, 1998
American Society of Landscape Architects, National Professional Awards of Excellence, Design Jury, 1997
National World War II Memorial Jury, Washington DC, 1996
San Francisco Prize Design Competition: Federal Building Plaza, 1996
Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1994, 1996
Call for Vision: Design Competition for the San Francisco Waterfront, February 1993
San Francisco Landscape Garden Show, for Landscape Architecture Magazine and Garden Design Magazine, 1991

EXHIBITIONS
"Groundswell: Constructing the Contemporary Landscape," Museum of Modern Art, 2005
"Revelatory Landscapes," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2000
"Topografia," American Academy in Rome, 1998

ACADEMIC AWARDS
Texas A & M University, College of Architecture, Outstanding Alumni Award, 1999
Texas A&M University, Department of Landscape Architecture, Award for Outstanding Contribution, 1981
ASLA Honor Award for Excellence in the Study of Landscape Architecture, 1979
Texas Garden Club Inc., Scholarship, 1978
Coastal Prairie Council of Texas Garden Club Scholarship, 1978

PUBLICATIONS
"Topographia", American Academy of Rome Exhibition Catalogue, Landscape Journal, Volume 20, Number 1, 2001
"Parks After Olmsted", LA Forum on McMillan Park, Landscape Architecture Magazine, April 1993
"Percent for Art", Landscape Architecture Magazine, November 1986

PANELS
Landscape Sustainability, GSA Lecture Series, New York, New York; 2012
America’s Summit on National Parks, Washington DC, 2012
Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2011
The Mayors’ Institute on City Design, Chicago, Illinois, 2011; Los Angeles, California, 2010; San Francisco, California, 2006; New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005; Austin, Texas, 2003; Charleston, South Carolina, 2002
The International Mayors’ Institute on City Design, Warsaw, Poland, 2007

LECTURES
“Projects of Process and Place”, Bradford G. Sears Lecture, SUNY ESF, Syracuse, New York, 2012
Key Note Speaker, Workshop, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2012
“Stanford University,” ASLA National Convention, 2011
“University of Cincinnati,” ASLA National Convention, 2010
University of Minnesota, 2010
“Urban Projects,” ALSA Central States Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2010
“Reclaiming the Riverfront,” Urban Land Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2009
“San Francisco Waterfront Parks,” San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, 2009
“Urban Parks: Public, Private and Hybrid Case Studies in Portland, Houston and Los Angeles,” Park Pride Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 2009
Bruce Goff Lecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 2008
“Infrastructure and Landscape in the City,” Untitled Artspace, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2008
Texas Philosophical Society, 2008
“Landscape Architecture Days,” Colorado State University, 2008
“Resurfacing the City,” Rice Design Alliance, Houston, Texas, 2006
“Envisioning Dallas Symposium,” University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 2006
“Ville e Giardini Italini,” American Academy in Rome, May 2005
“Upstate: Downtown, A Symposium of Syracuse and the Shrinking City,” Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 2005
“Exploring the Horizon in Italian Renaissance Gardens and Contemporary Landscape Architecture,” American Academy in Rome and the University of Cincinnati Department of Classics, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004
“Urban Waterfronts: Imagining Water,” Center for the City of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Dallas, 2004
“Reinventing Cities”, Texas ASLA Conference, Dallas, 2004
“Projects of Process and Place”: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2004
“Projects of Process and Place: Large Parks: New Perspectives,” Large Parks Conference, Harvard Design School, 2003
“Imagining Riverfronts,” Davenport, Iowa, 2003
“Site and Insight: Exploring Notable Bay Area Landscape Architecture,” University of California at Berkeley, 2002
“Brown Fields, Gray Waters,” Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2001
“Creating Social Identity through Architecture and Landscape: University of Cincinnati,” University of Virginia First Biennial Woltz Symposium, 2001
“Markings,” Revelatory Landscapes, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, 2001
Panel Discussion, “Reclaimed! Post Industrial Sites Around the World,” New York Municipal Art Society, New York, New York, 2001
Urban Waterfront Development Panel: Moffatt & Nichol Engineers Corporate Leadership Retreat, Annapolis, Maryland, 2000
“Meaning, Making & Medium”: Illinois ASLA State Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, 2000; University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000; University of Oregon, 2001
Panel Discussion, “Practices in Perpetuity: Will the Next Generation Lead and Survive?” ASLA Annual Conference, St. Louis, 2000
Symposium Speaker, “Revelatory Landscapes,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, 2000
“Site Transformations”: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 2000; Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2000
“Ground Architecture,” University of California, Berkeley, California, 2000
“Envisioning the Millennium Park,” International Symposium Towards the Sustainable Development of Nanjido, Seoul, Korea, 1999
“New Trends in American Landscapes,” Center for American Studies, Rome, Italy, 1998
“Landscapes for the Next Century,” American Academy in Rome, Italy, 1998
“ASLA Forum: Learning from Awards,” ASLA National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997
“Landscape Architecture for the 21st Century”: Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Brisbane, Australia, 1997; University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia,1997; American Society of Landscape Architects, Florida Chapter, Annual Conference, Keynote Address, 1997
“Transformation of an Urban Campus: Implementing the University of Cincinnati Master Plan,” Society for College and University Planning, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
“Re-made Landscapes,” Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1996
“Alternative Approaches to Practice: Left, Right or Center”: University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1989, 1990; University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1990
“Art in Nature/The Nature of Art,” Non-Profit Gallery Association, Palo Alto, California, 1989; Public Art in Parks Conference, Santa Barbara, California, 1990
“Six Views; Contemporary Landscape Architecture,” California Council of Landscape Architects, San Diego, California, 1987
“Landscapes of the Mind; Beyond Functional Diagram”: University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1986; University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1986
“Art in Public Places and Public Places as Art,” Antioch Arts Commission, Antioch, California, 1986
“Gardens of the Mind,” Showplace Square, Architects and Designers Conference, San Francisco, California, 1985