Virginia Burt

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55 Head Street, Suite 203 Dundas, Ontario L9H 3H8

Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA of Virginia Burt Designs, creating landscapes and gardens of meaning within the public, health care, and private realms. #landarch

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Founded in 1996 by principal landscape architect, Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA, Virginia Burt Designs is an award-winning, full service landscape architecture firm that specializes in therapeutic landscapes and residential and estate gardens. With offices in Ohio and Ontario, the firm has been involved in a wide range of projects including therapeutic gardens for hospitals and institutions, estate master plans, and native landscape restoration in both the United States and Canada.

Virginia Burt leads a team of landscape architects whose inspirations include travel, photography, collaboration with artists, fabricators & nurserymen, art, history, and the beauty of the natural world. Clients include healthcare organizations, governmental agencies, private individuals, and academic institutions.

The landscapes of Virginia Burt Designs have received high acclaim both nationally and internationally with awards garnered from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Ohio Chapter ASLA, Landscape Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. The work of the firm has been featured in professional magazines, shelter publications, newspapers, and journals.


Virginia Burt's talents are recognized by repeat clients, professional awards and by colleagues at fellow landscape architectural firms who seek to collaborate with Virginia to access her specialized expertise to augment their designs. She is a vocal believer in creating meaningful spaces, both public and private.

Virginia has spoken at over 350 events, at workshops, conferences and universities across North America discussing landscapes of meaning and healing gardens. Her presentations and workshops have been described as profoundly inspirational and technically excellent. Virginia speaks on such topics as:

- Healing Gardens for Institutions and Healthcare.

- Award Winning Residential Gardens.

- Labyrinths – Public and Private.

- Rehabilitating Fragile Landscapes and Ecosystems.

Contact Virginia today to schedule a speaking engagement.



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