Amy Crews, RLA, ASLA
Amy Crews is a landscape architect with broad experience ranging from parks, to public roadways, playgrounds, campus landscapes, historic sites, private gardens and city terraces. She has worked closely with a wide variety of clients from complex institutional groups to individual private clients.
Amy leads many of our residential garden projects, particularly those where planting is emphasized. An avid gardener with grounds keeping experience, her plants expertise is based in actually growing and maintaining gardens. This experience, in combination with her design sensibility, enables her to create unique, beautiful and functional landscapes.
Amy has led our work on several school projects including the design of play environments, private estates and many residential landscapes. She has designed many city gardens with challenging urban site conditions. She is a collaborating partner on most of the firm's projects lending her planting design expertise.
She also leads our community outreach efforts through her involvement in the establishment and maintenance of school gardens and garden programs for several New York City public and charter schools.
Prior to forming her own firm Amy was a landscape architect with Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects in New York City and Pressley Associates in Boston, Massachusetts. Her projects in those firms included the Kingsborough Community College Library Plaza, a master plan and subsequent park and playgrounds for Stuyvesant Town in New York’s east village, the Staten Island Children’s Museum in Historic Snug Harbor, the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey and the Reconstruction of Route 9A – Segment 7 on Manhattan's west edge, New York City public school playgrounds as well as a variety of residential projects and institutional projects. She was project Landscape Architect for a campus renovation project at Northeastern University.
Amy has participated as a design critic at City College in New York and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Amy has an undergraduate degree in English from Yale University and a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia. She is a registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York.