Izabela A. Levy
Senior Associate
Izabela is a landscape architect and an artist. Her artwork focuses on the relationship between people and landscape, fluidly lending itself to her practice of landscape architecture. Izabela contributes to all phases of design development within MVVA, including concept studies, historic research, materials research, site analysis, and visualization. She is a passionate photographer and her work was recently included in the book Designing a Garden, by Michael Van Valkenburgh.

On many projects, Izabela helps advance the design process and the communication of design ideas through the development of renderings. Her work has supported many of MVVA’s international competition entries including the winning schemes for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, Waller Creek, Miami Beach Convention Center, University of Toronto, Obama Presidential Center, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park in Detroit. She has also been active on recent MVVA competition teams, creating renderings for the BQE (Brooklyn-Queens Expressway) in Brooklyn and the National Medal of Honor Museum. She was a design team member on the Koi Farm Garden in Baton Rouge as well as numerous projects on the Princeton University campus.

Izabela received a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Lodz, Poland. She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, where she received the ASLA Honor Award. Izabela also holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Florida with a major in Printmaking. She has taught studio workshop classes at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and visual media classes at both Boston University and the College of Santa Fe. She is a registered landscape architect in the state of New York. Izabela joined MVVA in 2010.

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