chapter  6
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Warren Byrd: The Collaborative Sketch

Warren Byrd had begun drawing when he was 8 years old, and continued all the way through high school and college. He received his B. S. in Horticulture from Virginia Tech in 1975 and his Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1977. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and was recently awarded its highest award, the ASLA Medal. As founding principal of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Byrd has led the firm in a wide range of public and private landscape projects throughout the United States, Canada, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Brazil, Baja Mexico, Russia, and China. In addition to his 30-plus years of practice, Warren taught for 26 years at the University of Virginia, serving as chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture for seven years. His many honors have included an All-University teaching award, a CELA teaching award, and two Bradford Williams Medals for articles published in Landscape Architecture magazine.