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Aldo Giuseppe Burcheri, PLA


                                   129 Woodside Road

                                    Riverside, IL 60546

                                    708 408 6769




            Master of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2012. 


            Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005            


            IES Study Abroad, Political Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Fall 2003. 


            professional registration & memberships 

            Registered Landscape Architect, State of Illinois 

            (License number 157.001517; see attachment)


            Member, American Society of Landscape Architects 



            professional practice 

            Founding Principal, Owner| Division 32 Landscape Architecture LLC, Chicago IL

            March 2015 – Present

                        Design + Build Projects:


                        Palos Family Garden, Palos Heights IL

                        Roscoe Village Understory, Chicago IL

                        Linden Place Entry Garden, Chicago IL

                        Wicker Park Landmark Front, Side & Rear Garden, Chicago IL

                        Logan Square Gravel Garden, Chicago IL

                        Suburban Garden, New Lenox IL

                        Hyde Park Wild Garden, Chicago IL

                        Kenwood Estate, Chicago IL

                        West Town Entry Garden, Chicago IL

                        Elmhurst Family Gardens (Joanne Way (2)| 3rd Street| Schiller Street, Elmhurst IL

                        Honore Street Gardens (3 Homes), Chicago IL

                        Old Farm Estate, Northfield IL

                        Farm House & Pool Terrace, Rolling Prairie IN

                        Chicago River Residence, Chicago IL

                        951 Winchester, Chicago IL

                        311 Illinois, Chicago IL

                        Family Terrace, Wilmette IL

           Senior Associate| Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Chicago IL

            June 2012- August 2018


                        Wheaton College Masterplan, Wheaton IL

                        Hermann Park Centennial Gardens, Houston TX

                        River Oaks Retail District, Houston TX

                        Buckhead Retail District, Atlanta GA

                        MAM Ranch, Aspen CO

                        Midtown Athletic Club Pool Terrace & Roof, Chicago IL

                        Northmoor Country Club, Highland Park IL

                        Northshore Country Club, Glencoe IL

                        Verdant Hollow Farm, Buchanan MI

                        Private Estate, Ada MI

                        Village Masterplan, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

                        Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

                        5525 W. Diversey Ave, Chicago IL

                        Fox View At the River, South Elgin IL

                        NAIS Detroit Auto Show 2015, Detroit MI

                        Plan for MWRD SEPA Station #1, Chicago IL

                        Doha Port Hotel, Doha, Qatar

                        Kohl Children’s Museum, Glenview IL

                        Chestnut Rowhomes, Chicago IL


            Intern Landscape Designer| Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates, Brooklyn, NY 

            Summer 2011. 


                        Notre Dame University Sculpture Garden, IN

                        South Bend Squibb Bridge Park, Brooklyn NY

                        Princeton University Housing, Princeton NJ

                        Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

                        Novartis Campus, NJ 


            Landscape Designer & Project Manager| Christy Webber Landscapes, Chicago, IL



                        O’Hare Airport 

                        Navy Pier 

                        Midway Airport McCormick Place 

                        Illinois Medical District 

                        Soldier Field & Museum Campus 

                        Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 

                        Over 40 Built Residential Gardens in Chicago


            Intern Landscape Designer| Christy Webber Landscapes, Chicago IL 

            Summer 2004. 


            Nurseryman| Pein Greenhouses, Inc., Champaign IL



            Nursery Associate| Alsip Home & Nursery, Frankfurt IL 



            academic appointments

            Adjunct Professor, Thesis Advisor, First-Year Coordinator| Illinois Institute of Technology School of Architecture

            Fall 2013 – Present


            LA 541: Processes Studio I

            Fall 2018 - Present


            LA 566 Materials & Ecology Workshop II: Earthworks & Infrastructures

            Spring 2017 - Present


            LA 525 Design Media I: Representing & Modeling the Landscape, 

            Fall 2014 - 2017


            Cloud Studio: Urban Renewal

            Fall 2016


            LA 503 Advanced Contemporary Theory: Case Studies -“What is a Detail?” 

            Spring 2013 & 2014


            SCI-06141 Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies I (Teaching Assistant), Harvard GSD,

            Fall 2010-2011. 


            invited jury participation 

            Studio I (Alec Spangler), Penn State University, October 2018.


            Cloud Studio, Illinois Institute of Technology, December 2018. 

            LA 542 Advanced Landscape Studio (Mary Pat Mattson), Illinois Institute of Technology, April 12 2012. 


            Cloud Studio (Philip Enquist), Illinois Institute of Technology, March 15 2012. 


            ARCH 202 Architecture IV: Structures, Building Systems and Assemblies, (Betsy Williams)

            Illinois Institute of Technology, March 1 2013. 


            LA 541 Studio I: Dynamics and Processes of Place (Peter Osler), Illinois Institute of Technology, November 30 2012. 


            research & writing 

            Aldo G. Burcheri, “Landscape Urbanism in Chicago: Four Strategies for the Millennium Reserve,”

  , posted February 29 2012.                       


            Aldo G. Burcheri, “Chicago’s Next Design Competition,”,posted February 12 2012. 


           featured work 

            Faruto, Alison. “Video: Waterline Chicago,”, posted November 25 2011. 


            Ocken, Jessica Royer. “3 Rooms Up,” Midwest Home Chicago, April/May 2008. 


            Rhodes, Phillip. “2007 Cooking Light Fit House,” Cooking Light, August 2007. Gardens designed with Tony                         Butterworth, CWL. 



            “Waterline,” McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum, 

            Chicago, Summer 2012. In coordination with Friends of the Chicago River and Philip Enquist,

            Harvard GSD elective studio work on display. 


            “Lawn Nation: Art and Science of the American Lawn,” The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, Summer                 2008. Design of edible/alternate lawn at museum entrance. 



            Niall Kirkwood Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA 

            802 533 9224 

   *e-mail to arrange phone call 


            Matt Urbanski, Principal, Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates, Brooklyn NY

            617 923 2422 



            Gary Hilderbrand, Partner, Reed Hilderbrand, LLC, Cambridge MA

            617 923 2422 


            Doug Hoerr, Partner, Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Chicago IL

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