2012 LaGasse Medal Recipient - Landscape Architect
Mary Hughes, FASLA
Mary Hughes, FASLA, will receive the LaGasse Medal for contributions to the management and conservation of natural resources and public landscapes. Since 1996, Hughes, a noted landscape preservationist, has been the university landscape architect at the University of Virginia. She has guided the campus both in its preservation as a historic place and in its evolution as home to one of the nation’s most vital 21st century universities. She also successfully advocated for, and implemented, an innovative stormwater master plan on the campus.