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Connecting Younger Generations with Cemeteries

Cory Blaquiere, a landscape architect at Hilton Landmarks, and Mandy Benoualid, CEO of Qeepr, talk about redefining cemeteries to engage younger people.

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…

Hilton Landmarks, a division of GSP Group, hosted a screening of A Will for the Woods exploring the option of green burials.

Film, Panelists Explore Green Burials

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…

GSP Group took second place in the 2018 Sustainable Waterloo Region Carbon Cleanse Challenge by reducing waste, energy, water and finding more sustainable ways to commute.

GSP Takes Second Place in Carbon Cleanse Challenge

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…

GSP Group's annual open house is a networking that attracts over 200 industry professionals.

Open House Photo Gallery

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…

As part of World Planning Day, GSP Group Planner Glenn Scheels is presenting Designing our Neighbourhoods: Trends and Influences over 150 years.

Designing our Neighbourhoods: Trends and Influences over 150 Years

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…

GSP Group Senior Designer Steve Loughran receives a Canadian Association of Certified Professional Planners Award for his work on the Hunt Club Estates Neighbourhood in Cambridge.

Steve Loughran receives design award for Hunt Club Estates

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….

Brian Roth and Rebecca Egger join GSP Group. Featured projects include Union Station and ORCA elevated park in Toronto, Accelerator Centre at the University of Waterloo, and the Wilfrid Laurier University Carnegie Building in Brantford.

GSP Group acquires Roth Associates Landscape Architecture

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…

GSP Group Senior Associate Hugh Handy addresses the importance of cities being partners in land development.

Making it Easier to do Business in Guelph

The City of Guelph completed a five-year Integrated Operational Review to overhaul its planning and economic development process.

GSP Group provided staff to prepare a landscape plan for Meadowlane Public School in Kitchener to build an outdoor classroom.

Meadowlane School Teams with GSP on Outdoor Classroom

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

Barton-Tiffany Urban Design Study was among the projects examined during the 2016 OPPI Symposium.

OPPI Explores Hamilton's Evolving Waterfront

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.