Mary Weber is a licensed landscape architect who brings experience and creativity to each design project, along with a commitment to environmental sustainability. She appreciates the challenge and artistry of site planning and design and enjoys collaborating with clients as well as other design professionals and contractors on a variety of projects.
Mary has practiced landscape architecture and planning in Asheville, North Carolina since 1990. She received her Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado. Becoming a landscape architect was a natural outgrowth of her numerous outdoor adventures growing up and her deep appreciation of the natural world. She is passionate about making urbanized areas more livable and vibrant by preserving and integrating nature into our cities, creating a sense of place and community, and providing safe options for pedestrian, bicycle, and transit travel. Her work is noteworthy for the use of native plants, commitment to designing with nature and existing topographic and hydrologic patterns, and a regionally appropriate design style.
Experience working in both the private and public sector has provided Mary with a broad design and planning background making her uniquely qualified to work on a wide range of projects. She has been an employee with the Asheville Planning Department and been a consultant on numerous projects with the City of Asheville and Buncombe County.This experience, has made her proficient with guiding projects through the design review and permit process. She is a current member of the Asheville Greenways Commission and has been involved in numerous community volunteer projects.