Cynthia Smith FASLA

vice president | principal

Cynthia is a Principal and designer for landscape architecture and planning projects, with a special focus on urban projects and academic campuses. She has over thirty years of project experience, ranging from urban open space planning, park and streetscape design to waterfront, commercial and institutional projects. Cynthia has been involved in many complex multi-disciplinary projects collaborating with architects, engineers, artists and clients.

Cynthia serves on several boards in the City of Cambridge and the Board of the Hubbard Educational Trust, a national foundation dedicated to promoting the profession of landscape architecture through educational excellence. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Boston Architectural College. She served as President of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects from 2001-2002. She was an active member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design Alumni Council from 1985-1990 and has been a design critic or lecturer at Harvard University GSD, MIT, Massachusetts College of Art and the BAC.



Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design │ Harvard University, Graduate School of Design │ 1984
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture │ University of Oregon │ 1976


American Society of Landscape Architects
Hubbard Educational Trust, Board of Trustees
Committee on Public Planting, City of Cambridge
Boston Architectural College Board of Trustees


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