Virginia Burt to Speak at Illinois Chapter of ASLA

Virginia Burt FCSLA, FASLA, of Virginia Burt Designs will be speaking at the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ILASLA) on Thursday June 2nd. The ILASLA is Ignitewelcoming a new speaker series to spark your imagination called Ignite! This is a a growth and gathering event and is presented by Bartlett Tree Experts and Victor Stanley. Virginia, the first speaker in the series, will be discussing healing gardens and high end residential design. Please see the ILASLA website for all of the details.

The American Society of Landscape Architects was organized in 1899 as the first professional organization for landscape architects.  Today, almost 18,000 landscape architects in public, private and academic practice nationwide are members of the ASLA. Illinois has one of the largest chapters of ASLA in the nation with almost 500 members.

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 honors 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.


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