Herb Sweeney IV
Associate Principal
Herb's expertise lies in the integration of environmentally sustainable technologies into landscape and urban design. As project manager for the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX, he facilitated the creative synthesis of the MVVA design team with the vision of former First Lady Laura Bush and architect Robert A.M. Stern to create a 24-acre public landscape. Herb has taken a leadership role on numerous other MVVA projects, including the Asian Cultural Complex in South Korea, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and the Boston Children’s Museum. He has overseen the design and construction administration of landscapes for Northwest Laboratories at Harvard University and Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA. Herb is currently overseeing the design of a series of plazas, courtyards, and roof gardens for the new US Embassy building in Mexico City.

Herb received his Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture from Pennsylvania State University, where he was awarded the American Society of Landscape Architects Certificate of Merit. He was the 2012 recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award from the Penn State Alumni Association. Herb was an integral part of the MVVA teams that were awarded the ASLA Award of Honor for the Boston Children’s Museum and the ASLA Award of Excellence (the highest honor given by the association) for Wellesley College Alumnae Valley Landscape Renewal.

Herb's interests in sustainability led him to become certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional. He is a licensed Landscape Architect in Massachusetts.

Herb joined MVVA in 2003.

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