Wildlife habitats and wetlands. Car shows and festivals. We may not immediately make the connection to cemeteries, although municipalities and private operators are finding new ways to engage communities. These are versatile places that can provide natural open spaces, public…
Posted on April 17th, 2018
Clark Wang’s pursuit of environmentalism became his legacy in life. Battling lymphoma, the musician, psychiatrist and folk dancer planned for his own green burial to conserve natural areas and minimize the impact of contemporary funeral practices. Hilton Landmarks sponsored a…
Posted on April 17th, 2018
GSP Group joined Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Sustainability Initiative two years ago with the goal of reducing the carbon footprint at our Kitchener and Hamilton offices. This is our second year taking part in the Carbon Cleanse Challenge to reduce…
Posted on January 24th, 2018
GSP Group’s annual Open House has evolved into a unique networking event for over 200 industry professionals in the public and private sector who provide a range of services involving land use planning, landscape architecture, design and development. Here are…
Posted on November 6th, 2017
Kitchener-Waterloo is the fastest growing tech market in Canada. It’s home to Google’s Canadian headquarters. SIXO Midtown, BarrelYards and other mixed-use urban developments are transforming neighbourhoods into creative communities. The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, North Waterloo Region Branch, is presenting…
Posted on October 20th, 2017
Senior Designer Steve Loughran, CPT, has received the Community Design Award from the Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians (CACPT) for his work on the Hunt Club Estates Neighbourhood, a mixed-use community in Cambridge that will contain over 2,400 dwellings….
Posted on October 17th, 2017
GSP Group has expanded with the acquisition of Roth Associates Landscape Architecture (RALA), a highly regarded practice in the Waterloo Region. Brian Roth, firm principal, is now leading the expanded GSP Group landscape architecture team. “I have always believed that…
Posted on August 15th, 2017
The City of Guelph completed a five-year Integrated Operational Review to overhaul its planning and economic development process.
Posted on November 25th, 2016
Meadowlane Public School in Kitchener has received a grant from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to continue greening efforts to build an outdoor classroom. GSP Group Senior Landscape Designer Richard Turner donated his time
Posted on October 5th, 2016
Brenda Khes and Kevin Muir from GSP Group led a group of planners in a mobile workshop in Hamilton as part of the 2016 OPPI Symposium on Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm.