Alice Eckerson started Eckerson Design Associates in 1997. She is a licensed Landscape Architect with over 30 years of experience in high-end residential, urban and institutional design. She holds a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art from Connecticut College.
In 2015, the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recognized Alice’s project “Beech Haven” with a Merit Award for Design Excellence. She received a second place award for the design of the Rose Garden at the National Garden at the United States Botanical Garden on the Mall in Washington DC. While a graduate student Alice received the American Society of Landscape Architects Award of Honor for Excellence in the study of Landscape Architecture.
Alice was an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden for 20 years, teaching in the Landscape Design Certificate Program and the School of Professional Horticulture. She taught Site Analysis and Schematic Design, Design and Construction, and Grading. Alice is a long time resident of Fairfield, CT. She has been married to Bruce for over 30 years and they have two grown children. Alice volunteers her time at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church working in the gardens and as a member of the altar guild.