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
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
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
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
Nurseryman| Pein Greenhouses, Inc., Champaign IL
Nursery Associate| Alsip Home & Nursery, Frankfurt IL
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
LA 503 Advanced Contemporary Theory: Case Studies -“What is a Detail?”
Spring 2013 & 2014
SCI-06141 Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies I (Teaching Assistant), Harvard GSD,
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,”
LandscapeUrbanism.com, posted February 29 2012.
Aldo G. Burcheri, “Chicago’s Next Design Competition,” LandscapeUrbanism.com,posted February 12 2012.
Faruto, Alison. “Video: Waterline Chicago,” ArchDaily.com, 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
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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