Erica G. Gatti, L.A.

Project Manager

Erica Gatti

Erica Gatti has 10 years of professional experience as a Landscape Architect and Consultant. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech, she is passionate about creating places that connect people with each other and with nature. Years of collaboration with landscape architects, civil engineers, architects, and planners have solidified her technical knowledge and given her multidisciplinary team experience.

After receiving her degree in 2003, Erica worked at Timmons Group on a range of design teams for mixed-use, commercial, educational, residential, governmental, and urban projects.  She has also worked at GRC Design Group as Landscape Architect and Project Manager.  She has extensive experience in producing construction documents, preparing site and landscape plans, and leading projects from conceptual design through to the construction phase. Erica maintains technical expertise in current industry standard programs such as AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Google SketchUp, ArcView, and ArcGIS. She has designed and consulted on several LEED certified projects, with a focus on innovative stormwater management strategies.  On each project, she endeavors to design stormwater features with a seamless integration of technical functionality and an aesthetic that is harmonious with the overall site design.

As a Landscape Architect, Erica brings technical knowledge and design experience to Greening Urban.  She is committed to serving the public by creating functional and enjoyable spaces while protecting the earth and its resources.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Member
  • Virginia Chapter, ASLA, Former Secretary
  • Virginia Chapter ASLA, Former Member-at-Large

Education

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, minor in Geography Virginia Tech, 2003, Cum Laude

Accreditations

  • Licensed Landscape Architect, Virginia – 2008
  • Licensed Landscape Architect, Alabama – 2010
  • CLARB Certified Landscape Architect – 2010

Awards

  • 2005 VAASLA Merit Award: author/illustrator for booklet, “Stormwater Story; What Happens When It Rains?”
  • 2005 VMFA MUSE Award: Creativity in Business for booklet, “Stormwater Story; What Happens When It Rains?”