VBD Donates Early Edition Books to Support TCLF

Virginia Burt of Virginia Burt Designs is proud to donate two fabulous early edition books to The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) Fourteenth Annual Silent Auction at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual General Meeting in Philadelphia (October 20th – 21st).

TCLF is holding a reception to be held on October 19, 2018 at 4:30 to 6:30PM. The reception will honor landscape architect Harriet Pattison, FASLA, at the Harvey and Irwin Kroiz Gallery at the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design.

The two early edition books donated for the silent auction are entitled:

Italian Villas And Their Gardens by Edith Wharton

Garden Ornament by Gertrude Jekyll

Virginia is currently on the Stewardship Council of TCLF and is very much looking forward to the reception on the 19th.

About The Cultural Landscape Foundation
A non-profit established in 1998, The Cultural Landscape Foundation® (TCLF) connects people to places. TCLF educates and engages the public to make our shared landscape heritage more visible, identify its value, and empower its stewards.

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.

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