About Us

Nievera Williams successfully balances color, light, form, texture, detail and harmony to create understated elegance in our environment.

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Mario Nievera founded his eponymous firm in 1996. Mr. Nievera received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Purdue University in 1987. Mr. Nievera divides his time between Palm Beach, New York City, and East Hampton.

Mr. Nievera has completed numerous projects throughout the United States, the Caribbean, the Islands of the Bahamas, and is also working on projects in Shanghai, China. Mr. Nievera has frequently lectured about his firm’s work throughout the United States. He is actively involved with the American Society of Landscape Architects and donates his firm’s design and consulting services for many non-profit organizations, as well as serving as a member of the board of directors for many non-profit organizations. Mr. Nievera’s work has been recognized in many national and international design publications, and his firm has earned numerous awards and recognitions for their superlative and sensitive design work.

Mario Nievera and Keith Williams have completed many projects together since they joined forces in 1997. In December 2011, the firm was proud to be renamed Nievera Williams Design.

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Keith Williams, partner at Nievera Williams since 2007, is one of the lead designers at the firm. A member of the ASLA, he’s had an integral role in a wide range of projects for residential and commercial landscape projects throughout Palm Beach, Northeastern United States, Bahamas, Miami Beach and Shanghai, China. Projects also include landscape designs for historic and landmarked residences.

Born and raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Williams discovered his passion for design at young age. He is also inspired by the work of Thomas Church and Beatrix Ferrand.

Williams is currently working on the restoration and renovation for a significant landmarked Palm Beach residence designed by noted architect, Mario Sims Wyeth, in the late 1920’s. Current commercial work includes design for the new landscape and site improvements for the Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach, Florida (DCOTA)

Williams’ work has been featured in publications such as Veranda, Traditional homes, Florida Design and Palm Beach Illustrated.