Alexia Friend
Senior Project Manager
Alexia enjoys designing landscapes within the complex regulatory framework of cities and the myriad site constraints found in densely constructed urban fabric. At MVVA, she has contributed to the construction administration of Hudson Park and Boulevard in New York City, the design and construction documentation of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial project in St. Louis, as well as projects ranging from garden design to master planning. At every scale, Alexia’s approach to design draws from an understanding of the cultural formation of landscapes and the reciprocal influence of landscape on culture.

Prior to starting at MVVA, Alexia worked at dlandstudio. She received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland Honor’s College, graduating magna cum laude. She was the recipient of a Maryland ASLA Student Honor Award. Alexia also earned a Master in Landscape Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. She is a Registered Landscape Architect in the state of New York.

Alexia joined MVVA in 2013.

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