Design Workshop New DW Legacy Design®Leadership

Design Workshop (DW), an international landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm, is pleased to announce Meg Plumb has been appointed to serve as Director of DW Legacy Design® and Beau Burris will serve as Manager. They will focus on enhancing and refreshing the program to ensure it remains embedded in the firm's culture, continues to lead the profession, and remains relevant into the future.
"We are thrilled to announce the NextGen of DW Legacy Design® leadership," said Becky Zimmermann, CEO of Design Workshop. "Beau and Meg bring a wealth of experience and creativity to the table and we are looking forward to having them grow and evolve this program, taking it to the next level of positive growth."
DW Legacy Design® represents the firm's commitment to design projects that outlast those who create it and contribute to a healthier world. Doing this requires designs that are environmentally sensitive, community supported, economically viable, and artfully executed. These categories define sustainable projects which help the team frame their vision which benefits the firm's clients. This approach ensures that the firm's projects reflect the critical issues facing the built environment and deliver measurable benefits. It is the foundation of the firm's workshop culture and the defining process of the firm's practice.
"Expanding collaboration is a huge opportunity for us. Every member of our firm is key to the Legacy Design process so finding new ways to integrate all voices is only going to help us grow," added Plumb.
"Legacy Design is a compass for our work and cultivating an authentic studio culture where everyone's voice is heard. It is our true north and ensures that we, as a studio, share the same design philosophy, work ethic, and direction," said Burris.
Plumb, based in the firm's Aspen studio, is an Associate and Landscape Architect at the firm. She earned her Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Virginia. Burris, is based in the firm's Austin studio, and earned his bachelor's degree in landscape architecture at the University of Arkansas.
About Design WorkshopFounded in 1969, Design Workshop is an internationally renowned design firm specializing in landscape architecture, urban planning, and strategic services with eight studios in the U.S. and projects spanning the globe. Our work focuses on the intersection of art, community, environment, and economics to increase social equity and create places of meaning and resonance. For additional information visit us at and follow @designworkshop on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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