Virginia Burt Interviewed for The Field ASLA Blog
Virginia Burt was recently interviewed for The Field, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Professional Practice Networks’ Blog. It was conducted by Siyi He, Associate ASLA, and Lisa Bailey, ASLA. The interview is an exploration of Virginia’s work inspirations, design process, the mentors that guide her work and successes and so much more.
Please read and enjoy the interview at the following link: An Interview with Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA
As a followup to this wonderful interview, we will be continuing our conversation during an upcoming live webinar. The American Society of Landscape Architects Healthcare & Therapeutic Design Professional Practice Network (PPN) invites you to a conversation with Virginia Burt Thursday, July 16, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (Eastern). Registration for this webinar is now open: Click to Register.
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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 the 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.