Chazen Welcomes New Director of Landscape Architecture

CA4_0053_2The Chazen Companies, an employee-owned company specializing in civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, and landscape architecture services, is excited to welcome Brit Basinger, RLA to the Chazen team as Director of Landscape Architecture Services.

Brit Basinger is an award-winning licensed Landscape Architect (RLA) in New York and Michigan. Mr. Basinger brings 25 years of experience as a design leader to the Chazen team, including many notable landscape architecture, community planning and higher education projects. His recent projects include the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Pedestrian Bridge, Brentwood Downtown Strategic Visioning, Re-Imagining the Entrance to Watkins State Park and the Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad at St Lawrence University. His work encompasses a broad spectrum of visioning, master planning, community planning, mixed-use waterfront projects, park and recreation facilities and site specific design projects. His responsibilities are focused on expanding Chazen’s services in various market sectors throughout New York.

Mr. Basinger has a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Michigan State University and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). He resides in Saratoga Springs, is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and is a Planning Board Member in the Town of Northumberland. He has served various professional and not-for-profit organizations including New York State Council of Landscape Architects, Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation and Hudson Crossing Park.  Brit enjoys his volunteer work at Double H Ranch as an adaptive winter sports instructor.