Virginia Burt Designs One of Landscape Architecture’s Best Unknown Firms
Virginia Burt and Virginia Burt Designs were recently acknowledged as one of the greatest unknown landscape architect’s or firms. In an April 4th 2017 post on The Field, an ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) practice networks’ blog, the ASLA Professional Practice Network (PPN) were asked a question about who they thought was the “greatest unknown landscape architect or firm”. The blog post quotes: “The greatest unknown (or unheralded) landscape architect is the one who reaches out and has a positive impact upon educating the next generation.”. We couldn’t agree more and are thankful that we were acknowledged by peers.
Read the full blog post online at: The Field: Landscape Architecture’s Best Unknown Firms
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 72 student chapters.
About Virginia Burt
Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA, creates landscapes and gardens of meaning for residential clients, healthcare facilities, and academic and governmental organizations. Virginia graduated with honours from University of Guelph in 1985 and worked in offices in Aspen, Colorado and Toronto, Ontario before founding Virginia Burt Designs in 1996. Virginia’s love of the land, the inspiration for her work, began early in her life. Growing up on an apple farm Virginia developed a passion for being outside and understanding the rhythms of nature. For more than 30 years, Virginia’s design philosophy has reflected these roots, enabling her to create gardens and landscapes that reveal their natural context and sensitively reflect and support those who use them. Virginia is one of 7 women in the world designated as a fellow in both ASLA and CSLA.