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Castanet Letter to the Editor - The Laneway Project

Monday, June 5, 2017
Castanet.net published a letter to the editor from Robert Fershau, BCSLA Interior Chapter Chair, featuring the Laneway Project in Kelowna, BC. On a December evening in 2011, two local landscape architects met for a beverage after presenting at a... read more

 

Lost Airmen of the Empire

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A new sculpture, The Lost Airmen of the Empire, honours Allied airmen at the Patricia Bay Air Station who gave their lives during the Second World War. The monument is situated on Hospital Hill, along Mills Road, on the north side of Victoria... read more

 

Richmond recognizes excellence in urban design with 2017 Lulu Award winners

Thursday, April 27, 2017
The 2017 Lulu Award in the category of Public and Institutional Building urban design goes to Quintet – City Centre Community Centre and Trinity Western University. Developed by UEM Sunrise (Canada) Development Ltd., designed by W.T. Leung... read more

 

Leslie Lowe, MBCSLA featured in CityLab on "The Anatomy of a Great Dog Park"

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
"Leslie Lowe [MBCSLA] is a landscape architect who helped design the Hugh Rogers Wag Park in Whitefish, Montana, dubbed one of the country’s 10 best dog parks in 2015 by USA Today (https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/10greatplaces/... read more

 

April 2017 Sitelines - Landscape Influx

Monday, April 17, 2017
In this edition students in the UBC Master of Landscape Architecture program – present a sample of their research and design projects that show once again the role of landscape architecture in large scale sustainable design while challenging the... read more

 

Erik Lees, FCSLA interviewed in The Globe and Mail: Cemeteries running out of room

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
"...space for in-ground interments is a requirement for some people on religious grounds – including members of the Jewish and Muslim faiths – and soon Canadian cemeteries may not be able to accommodate, says Erik Lees, principal of Lees +... read more

 

BCSLA Web Atlas

Saturday, April 1, 2017
This BCSLA sitelines.org website presents examples of landscape architecture in British Columbia which include parks, public gardens, and urban design, as well as commercial and multi-family developments. This season we are featuring examples of... read more

 

Don Vaughan, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA featured in The Beacon - March 2017 Edition

Monday, March 6, 2017
Turn to pages 10 and 11 of the March 2017 edition of Beacon magazine, features the career of Don Vaughan, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, in an article titled, "Don Vaughan and the art of creating space" written by Chris Stringer. Read the article here:... read more

 

Canadian Heritage reveals 5 designs for victims of communism memorial

Friday, March 3, 2017
Finalists in the competition to design the national Memorial to the Victims of Communism revealed their plans on Thursday. Congratulations to Jeff Cutler, MBCSLA, and the team at space2place design inc.   The proposals were put forward by five... read more

 

Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone