Britt Zuckerman, RLA
Britt Zuckerman comes to Dirtworks with over eight years of design experience focused on commercial, high-end residential and institutional projects. Her passion for landscape is grounded in a deep appreciation of nature and a belief that access to the environment is a fundamental human need. Britt is deeply invested in environmental stewardship and the role that design may play to foster engagement, especially in cities. She believes that in cultivating a deeper connection with nature and through its healing forces we are grounded to the land, as individuals and as social groups. Having worked on projects in New York City, the Northeast, Utah and Alabama, Britt understands the value of unique, engaging design for each site and client.
Britt brings to her work a deep proficiency in technical design and production platforms combined with the artistry of hand drawing. At Dirtworks, Britt develops projects from initial concept through construction, finding fulfillment by transforming thoughts and theories into materials and design detailing. Often navigating complex approval processes, Britt’s oversight helps guide the project through detailed installations into completion. Britt is responsible for overseeing quality control in office standards, as well as professional development, keeping staff engaged and curious. She serves as a mentor to landscape designers, giving freely of her time and talent to staff who are early in their career journeys.
Britt is a Registered Landscape Architect. She holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University, where she graduated top of her class, and a Bachelor’s degree from NYU’s Gallatin. Through Dirtworks, Britt is involved in a series of speaking engagements including several at the AIA’s New York Chapter, NYC Parks Dept, The North Shore Garden Club, and she will be an upcoming panelist at the Project for Public Spaces’ International Placemaking Week conference. Britt is also a registered LEED Green Associate, working towards AP.