Hillary Archer
Associate
Hillary is the project manager and oversees project coordination, design development, and construction for New York’s largest state park, Shirley Chisholm State Park, a 407-acre landfill in Brooklyn. She also co-designed and supervises construction of the landscape at The Vandewater luxury condominiums in Manhattan and works on residences on Martha’s Vineyard. Hillary was an integral part of the team for the Dorothea Dix Park Master Plan in Raleigh, NC. She works on numerous MVVA publications, produces videos for promotional use, competitions, project research, and public meetings, and provides overall guidance on graphic production for the office.

Before joining MVVA, Hillary worked for Reed Hilderbrand in Cambridge, MA, directed media communications for the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics in Burlington, VT, and produced films. She earned a self-designed Bachelor of Science in Urban Ecology from the University of Vermont with distinction, and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she worked as a publication designer for Michel Desvigne and teaching assistant for graduate and undergraduate core studios.

She joined MVVA’s Cambridge office in 2013, and the Brooklyn office in 2015. She is a registered landscape architect in New York State.

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