Mary Wolf, PLA, ASLA, Principal

Mary Wolf is the co-owner and majority shareholder of Wolf | Josey Landscape Architects, a firm she co-founded in April 2014. Prior to Wolf | Josey, she started her own practice, Mary Williams Wolf Landscape Architecture, and before that Mary was a senior project manager at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects from 1999 to 2012.

Drawing from her experience at NBW, Mary’s work is inspired by the ecological, historical and cultural context of a site and strives to integrate planting and design at all scales from master planning to the scale of an individual garden.


Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL (planting and design consultant)
2300 16th Street, Washington, D.C.
Carr’s Hill, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
District Wharf Phase 2 , Washington, D.C.
Trinity Children’s Garden, Charlottesville, VA
Center for Politics Master Plan, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Chatham Hall Master Plan, Chatham, VA
Working Landscape, Lexington, VA
Monte Vista Farm Master Plan
, Stanardsville, VA
Formal Garden and Arboretum, Afton, VA (Charles Gillette landscape)
Urban Farm Garden, Charlottesville, VA
Arts Promenade Master Plan
, Chattanooga, TN
Davenport Field Master Plan, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Modern Garden and Pool, Charlottesville, VA
Coca Cola Bottling Building Adaptive Reuse, Charlottesville, VA

with Nelson Byrd Woltz (1999-2012)
Lynchburg Waterfront Master Plan, Lower Bluff Walk Phase 2, Lynchburg, VA
Constitution Gardens, National Mall Competition Finalist, Washington, DC
Norfolk Botanic Garden Master Plan, Norfolk, VA
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond,VA
Citygarden, St. Louis, MO
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Ambulatory Care Center, Philadelphia, PA
Montalto at Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
Asia Trail at the National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C.
Giant Panda Discovery Center, Wolong, Sichuan Province, China
Gengda Town Master Plan, Sichuan Province, China
The Cedars, Old Brookville, NY
Various private gardens in VA and NY

with Deborah Nevins Associates, New York, NY (1995-1999)
Various large scale residential projects throughout the U.S.


Tennessee ASLA Award of Excellence, Arts Promenade Master Plan, 2019 (w/ WMWA)
Virginia ASLA Design Award, Trinity Children’s Garden, 2018
Virginia ASLA Merit Award, General Design: Bok Tower Gardens, 2018
Virginia ASLA Merit Award, Working Garden, 2016
Virginia ASLA Honor Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016 (w/ NBW)
Virginia ASLA Merit Award: Norfolk Botanic Garden, 2013 (w/ NBW)
ULI Amanda Burden Urban Open Space Award, Citygarden, 2011 (w/ NBW)