Will Hart is a licensed landscape architect with more than seventeen years of experience. He received his Masters degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia, and a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University. His work has focused on projects that connect people to the historical and ecological narratives of landscapes. The dynamic interaction of culture, natural systems, and time inspire and inform his approach to landscape design. The breadth of his experience spans from initial project visioning and master planning through construction implementation and landscape management.
Prior to joining Nelson Byrd Woltz in 2021, Will was a Senior Associate at Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, where he worked for twelve years. Previous project work includes the design of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, Governors Island Park and Public Space, the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center on the historic Kykuit Estate, visioning for the Essex Hudson Greenway, and master planning for the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From 2016 to 2020, Will was a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute and taught in the Urban Placemaking and Management program.