Margaret Graves, BLA

Design Associate / Marketing Manager

Margaret Graves joined Smith Planning Group in 2018. She thrives creatively in projects of various scales and enjoys using hand graphics and digital design techniques. With an eye for aesthetics and extensive horticultural knowledge, she has unique abilities for plant selection. Margaret uses her design skills to enhance a project visually while keeping in mind performance and longevity. 

Margaret is also the Marketing Manager at Smith Planning Group. She is responsible for branding and business development. She manages the SPG blog, social media channels, and the website. Prior to joining SPG, Margaret lived in New York City for two years and worked at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects.

Margaret graduated with her bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia in 2015. She studied in Cortona, Italy in 2013 which continues to inform her design sensibilities today. She is interested in how climate, culture, and history affect design.


The University of Georgia

BLA, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design

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