Mark Smith

Vice President, Director of Design

Mark Smith

Mark Smith is a Vice President and practicing Landscape Architect at RVi. His responsibilities include concept development, firmwide design oversight, site planning and master planning, hardscape and landscape design, strategic marketing, and firm operations. A lifelong resident of the Gulf Coast region of the US, Mark understands the subtle nuances of southern living and design. Mark has worked with design offices in New Orleans, Atlanta, and Austin and has practiced in over 30 states and internationally in Canada and the Caribbean.


Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Registrations & Certifications

Registered Landscape Architect,
Texas No. 1326, Louisiana No. S-325, South Carolina No. LSA 1355, Florida No. LA0001527

CLARB Certified,
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards

Certified Arborist,
International Society of Arboriculture, No. 160906

Certified Charrette Planner,
National Charrette Institute

Teaching Experience

Louisiana State University,
Landscape Architecture Professional Practice Lecture Series

Texas A&M University,
Aggie Workshop

The University of Texas at Austin,
Annual Portfolio Reviews
Guest Critic, Design Class

Community Involvement

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA),

Texas Society of Landscape Architects,
Member – Austin Section

International Society of Arboriculture,

Real Estate Council of Austin,

Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition,
Mentor, 2014

Honors & Awards

ASLA – Georgia Chapter,
Distinguished Service Award

ASLA – Georgia Chapter,
Merit Award, Newsletter Editor