Leslie Batten, PLA, CPSI, LEED GA
Senior Associate, Landscape Architect
As a bridge between the built and natural environments, Leslie is committed to bringing together the program needs of a community while accentuating natural systems for mutual benefit. Leslie’s diverse background in restoration, stewardship, and ecosystem management compliments her skills in public-realm design as a Landscape Architect. Her experience in non-profits as a grant writer and project manager gives her a strong understanding of grant requirements including federal grants.
She is a LEED Green Associate, has worked on Living Building Challenge projects, and has certificates in Low Impact Development and Wetland Science and Restoration. Leslie is also a Certified Playground Safety Inspector and is passionate about public engagement with award-winning results.
A thorough, detail-oriented designer, Leslie is skilled at keeping complex projects and multidisciplinary teams focused on the project goals. She strives for innovation with an eye towards simple, long-term maintenance. Leslie enjoys working closely with clients and the community to discover the little things that make spaces delightful.
Leslie Batten is a member of the Board & Vellum ownership group.