Allison Harvey, ASLA, PLA, Principal




About Allison Harvey, ASLA, PLA

A Principal in the Philadelphia office, Allison earned a Master of Landscape Architecture and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Coe College. She is a licensed landscape architect in Pennsylvania.  Allison has over 15 years of professional experience combining practical research with emerging design practices. As a co leader of OJB* Lab, she is a passionate advocate for finding evidence-based solutions to our complex and interrelated environmental challenges. She was the Primary Investigator for an 18-month interdisciplinary field study funded by the Landscape Architecture Foundation, which focused on measuring and analyzing the impact of air pollution point sources on landscapes adjacent to highways. A multi-industry advisory group was assembled to review the data and help develop better industry practices. Through the lab, she draws on her background in physics and material sciences as she continues to find new performance standards and approaches in project applications. An advocate for equity and accessibility, Allison is active with several landscape architecture committees including Philadelphia’s Design Advocacy Group, the Landscape Architecture Foundation, and the Transportation Research Board.