Amy Crews, RLA, ASLA
Amy Crews is a landscape architect with a wide range of experience and a particular focus on planting design. She has considerable experience with campus landscapes, historic sites and public projects in urban contexts. Her experience spans from private gardens to public roadways, playgrounds and parks. Amy has extensive experience working with complex institutional clients and working with large project teams. Amy takes the lead on detailed planting aspects of projects.
An avid gardener with grounds keeping experience at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, her plants expertise is based in actually growing and maintaining gardens. This experience, in combination with her design sensibility, enables her to create unique, beautiful and functional landscapes.
At Rader+Crews she has led our work at the Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, New Jersey and numerous residential projects. As a collaborating partner Amy Crews plays a major role in all projects for Brown University including The Walk, the Life Sciences Building Landscape, the Renovation of the Watson Institute Landscape and the Renovation of the John Hay Library Planting.
Before launching the firm in 2000, Amy worked for Signe Nielsen Landscape Architecture and Quennell Rothschild Associates, both of New York City,and Pressley Associates in Boston, Massachusetts.
Amy has served as Project Landscape Architect on Segment 7 of the Reconstruction of Route 9A on Manhattan’s West Side; the Staten Island Children’s Museum in historic Snug Harbor, Staten Island, New York; the Montclair Art Museum’s expansion, including extensive work on its historic arboretum in Montclair, New Jersey; playgrounds throughout New York City including work for the New York City School Construction Authority, the New York City Housing Authority and the renovation of the playgrounds of Stuyvesant Town; numerous campus landscapes including work at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Brooklyn Campus of the Kingsborough Community College; corporate landscapes for Fidelity Investments in Covington, Kentucky, and many private residential projects.
Amy received a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor’s degree in English from Yale University. She is a registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York.