Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a broad profession that is still unknown to much of the general public. It is not simply gardening or landscaping, but the design of indoor and outdoor environments involving elements of art, environment, architecture, engineering and sociology.[1]

GREENLAND® offers full-service landscape architecture design, project management, construction administration, and inspection services. The design philosophy of our landscape architecture team is based on the three pillars of sustainability – cultural, environmental and economic sustainability. We work to create designs that are holistic, cohesive and balance the needs of the Client with the necessity to sustain the quality of environmental systems.

Our services include:

  • Landscape master planning;
  • Waterfront and open space planning;
  • Multi-use trail design;
  • Streetscape design;
  • Commercial and institutional landscape design;
  • Schoolyard and playground design;
  • Tree inventory and preservation planning;
  • Stormwater management facility planting design;
  • Shoreline and channel restoration planning;
  • Rural and urban residential estates;
  • Low impact design – rain gardens, bioretention cells, vegetated filter strips, and permeable pavement; and,
  • Urban land development designs.

For more information about our comprehensive landscape architecture services and completed projects portfolio, please click here.
 
 
[1]
Holmes, Damian. "What is Landscape Architecture?" World Landscape Architecture 1 April 2019. Website.

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Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA)

Check out this (Greenland) video of THREATS (an open-source cumulative effects assessment tool to help direct environmental management (industrial or other)) and/or planning of future projects. It enables the compiling and juxtaposition of public environmental data (including, but not limited to, wildlife use areas and environmental quality data) with on-site or "targeted" environmental data. For security, the provision to include data protected behind a firewall exists to enable analysis and comparison of potentially sensitive data in the context of other datasets. The goal here is to allow for predictive capability and in turn mitigate potential effects. Equally, this provides a capacity to enable retroactive assessment (investigation of cause) of observed changes. The ability to spatially interpret stressor/pathway/receptor data, and conduct analyses within the tool, while retaining data in its original database (secure) is what is truly unique here. Excited to see what can be achieved with this powerful platform in areas where it has already begun to be used!

Neal Tanna
Advisor, Monitoring and Risk Assessment
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA)

November 3, 2017
 

City of Greater Sudbury

Re: Capreol Downtown Waterfront CIP and Whitson River Waterway Trail

The City of Greater Sudbury has used the services of Greenland International Consulting Ltd. for the design of the Capreol Downtown Waterfront and the design of the Whitson River Waterway Trail.

Greenland delivered both projects on budget and provided consistency in its leadership from the landscape team. This stability in project management meant that we were working with a company who was familiar with the City’s project and consultation processes.

The Capreol Downtown Waterfront improvements were constructed in 2018 in time for the community’s 100th anniversary and incorporated the community’s railway history into the design. Greenland was skilled at integrating the wishes of the community into cohesive and creative designs that provide great connections between the Community’s main street areas and natural features.

Melissa Riou, MCIP, RPP
Senior Planner
Community and Strategic Planning
Growth and Infrastructure Department

City of Greater Sudbury
December 23, 2020
 

Town of Collingwood

I would like to recognize the active involvement of the GREENLAND Ground of Companies in the Town of Collingwood's economic development efforts and dedication to helping advance the Town's vision of being a specialized technology hub. Their extensive knowledge of the water technology and land development industries, coupled with their desire to help propel Collingwood forward as a regional economic leader, are very much appreciated. 

The Town is proud to have GREENLAND in the community as they have also been key supporters in facilitating introductions with renowned organizations, such as the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, WaterTAP, Communitech, Canadian Water Resources Association and Canadian Water Network. These organizations and others will help Collingwood secure new businesses with a recreational and healthy lifestyle focus. GREENLAND is also a passionate supporter of youth networking and knowledge transfer initiatives, providing financial assistance for Collingwood Youth Centre initiatives at www.collingwoodyouthcentre.ca

Fareed Amin
Chief Administrative Officer
The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood

April 9, 2018
 

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