Michy McCreary

Michy McCreary

New York, NY, US




MITTSU, Bethel, NY, US, Founder/Landscape Architect

Feb 2020 - current

SCAPE, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate

Jan 2019 - Feb 2020

SCAPE, New York, NY, US, Associate

Jul 2016 - Jan 2019

SCAPE, New York, NY, US, Designer

Sep 2015 - Jul 2016

Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant Landscape Architect

• Lakeside Center
• Donald and Barbara Zucker Natural Exploration Area
• Flatbush Avenue Perimeter Streetscape
• Long Meadow Ballfields Reconstruction Phase 3
• Park-wide Path Reconstruction
• Long Meadow Ball Fields Reconstruction Phase 1
• Stroud Playground

Jun 2012 - Sep 2015

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Graduate Assistant

• Produced sustainable landscape design guidelines for Agnes Scott College including site designs across campus.
• Planned and hung gallery exhibits for the College of Environment & Design’s Circle Gallery.
• Designed and produced new signage for the College of Environment & Design’s Owens Library.

Jan 2010 - Dec 2012

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, New York, NY, US, Brooklyn Capital Projects Intern

• Assisted the Director of Brooklyn Capital Projects with administrative and design work.
• Researched and completed grant applications for proposed capital projects- awarded $100k towards the Betsey Head Recreation Center.
• Planned and executed special events under the direction of Brooklyn Parks’ Chief of Staff.

May 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

• Three year masters program with five design studios covering topics on: Sustainability/Ecosystem Services; Urban Design; Social Justice; Post-Industrial Design
• Additional coursework included: Design/Build; Sustainable Building Design; Campus Planning; Landscape Management; Engineering; Rural Preservation
• Masters thesis: “Sustainable Food, Sustainable Cities: Optimizing Ecosystem Services in Urban Agricultural Landscapes
• Recipient of the 2012 Beacon Award for leadership
• Recipient of the Hubert B. Owens Scholarship
• Recipient of the Bartow Wright Rankin Scholarship
• Member of Sigma Lambda Alpha
• Appointed MLA student representative to the College's Technology Committee

Aug 2009 - May 2012

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Environmental Studies

• Major studies focused on integrative and quantitative methods in environmental studies, with additional coursework in ecology/conservation.
• Field work fulfilled in Costa Rica.

Sep 1999 - May 2003

Areas of Specialization