Eli Lechter

ASLA, RLA
Associate / Chicago Landscape Architecture Leader

Eli is an award-winning designer with demonstrated experience and education in sustainability, Low Impact Design, regional and master planning. Accomplished in documenting and implementation Eli utilizes his experience in detailed design, recreation and open space planning, and stormwater management on a range of projects.

Prior to joining RATIO’s Chicago Studio, Eli contributed to trail master plans, including the award-winning Brays Greenway Framework, currently under construction in Houston, Texas. In November 2012 Eli was the sole presenter of “Lake Michigan Trails – Implementing a BIG Vision” at the Mid America Trails and Greenways Conference. He is an advocate of connecting urban environments through thoughtful landscape design that fit into larger regional systems.

Education & Registration
  • Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin
  • Bachelor of Science, Horticulture, University of Wisconsin