Willett MossPLA, FAAR


Willett is a Founding Partner of CMG Landscape Architecture and a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. His work reflects his range of interests with a consistent focus on landscapes of broad value and public appeal. His project experience includes community-based design, sustainable urban systems, planning rooted in ecological understanding, and making historic resources relevant today. For Willett, good public spaces have clear purpose, whether symbolic or utilitarian, and contribute to community identity as memorable additions to the landscape. Willett leads CMG’s largest urban design and campus planning efforts at the firm, including San Francisco Civic Center Vision Plan and UC Berkeley Lower Sproul Plaza.

Willett is dedicated to serving the landscape profession through teaching the next generation of designers, lecturing on a variety of issues and topics, and providing mentorship of his team. In the past, he has enjoyed creating art and research focused on the intersection of public landscape, bodily experience, and collective memory. Willett holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts.
  • Master of Landscape Architecture;  Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture;  University of Massachusetts