Mary Hughes

Mary Hughes
University Landscape Architect
FASLA, LEED AP
(434) 924-6020

Mary Hughes has served as the University Landscape Architect since 1996. Mary serves as co-director of the Historic Landscape Institute, an adult education program jointly sponsored by UVA and Monticello, featuring the Jefferson landscapes of central Virginia as laboratories for applying historical horticulture and preservation practices. She is the co-editor with Charles Birnbaum of a book, Design with Culture: Claiming America’s Landscape Heritage, which chronicles the origins of the landscape preservation movement in the United States. In 2012, she was awarded the Lagasse Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects for conservation and stewardship of the public landscape.