Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA

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Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA

Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA
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May 03, 2018
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Virginia Burt creates landscapes and gardens of meaning for residential clients, healthcare facilities, and academic and governmental organizations. She graduated with honors from the University of Guelph in 1985 and worked in offices in Aspen, Colorado, and Toronto, Ontario, before founding Virginia Burt Designs in 1996. Ms. Burt’s love of the land, the inspiration for her work, began early in her life.  Growing up on an apple farm, she developed a passion for being outdoors and understanding the rhythms of nature. For more than 30 years, her 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. Ms. Burt’s international, award-winning work has been widely recognized. She is one of seven women in the world honored to be designated a Fellow of both the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects. Fellows are recognized as having made outstanding contributions to the profession of landscape architecture through excellence in research, writing, teaching, volunteering, or the design of their built works. Clients appreciate and value Ms. Burt’s deep respect for place and for the human dimensions of each project. She currently serves on The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s Stewardship Council.