Jack Ohly
Senior Associate
Jack draws on his background in fine arts, deep appreciation of plants and materials, and intuition for collaboration to guide projects from concept through construction. He led the design and management of MVVA's projects at the Menil Collection in Houston, completing the Menil Gateway in 2015 and the landscape for the Menil Drawing Institute in 2018. Jack has led regional-scale conceptual efforts on the Boston Waterfront and the New York Canal System as well as small projects including a rooftop garden in Brooklyn Heights and a private playground in Dutchess County, New York. He is currently leading MVVA's work on the Commons at Hermann Park, a 25-acre project in one of the main civic parks of Houston.

Jack earned a Bachelor of Visual Arts from Brown University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Faculty Medal and the National Olmsted Scholar Award. He joined MVVA in 2012.



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