Landscape Architecture


Design Quarterly

Oberlander awarded Governor General’s Medal

Oberlander awarded Governor General's Medal

Design Quarterly

New Canadian Landscape Standard released

The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects have released the Canadian Landscape Standard (CLS) First Edition. Based on the highly
Green Building

REMI Network

Rating system launches for green landscapes

U.S.-based Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) has launched its new rating system for developing sustainable landscapes.
energy reporting

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Design team selected for T.O. waterfront park

Aitken Place Park, a new 3,000-square-metre park planned for the Toronto waterfront, will be designed by landscape architecture firms Thomas Balsey Associates and Scott Torrance Landscape Architect Inc. The companies, based out of New York and Toronto respectively, were selected to collaborate on the project by Waterfront Toronto.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Landscape Architecture degree offered in Calgary

As of September 2015, the University of Calgary will offer a Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) degree program through the Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS). The program will be the first of its kind in Canada since 1980 and the only one in Alberta.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Horticultural practices for green roofs

When designing a green roof, three elements have to be optimized: drainage, growing media and plants.