Whitin Giroux Works

Creativity. Innovation. Design Excellence.

formerly Whitin Design Works


Susan McLintock Whitin, ASLA

Ms. Whitin founded the firm in 1994 and continues to lead the office and work directly on all major projects. She has 30 years experience as an Urban Designer and Landscape Architect on a broad range of project types. Her interests focus on working within an integrated team of the Client, consultants and specialists to build innovative and appropriate environments responsive to the specific project and place.

Ms. Whitin holds a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art from Connecticut College. After working on the east coast with Dan Kiley and Peter Walker, she moved to southern California in 1985 where she became a Managing Principal of the SWA Group Laguna Beach office. Prior to becoming a Landscape Architect, she was Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.