Designing our Neighbourhoods: Trends and Influences over 150 Years

As part of World Planning Day, GSP Group Planner Glenn Scheels is presenting 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 Architects

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.

Bill Green's Retirement Celebration in Photos

GSP Group held a party in 2016 with about 300 of our closest friends and colleagues to wish one of our founders, Bill Green, all the best in his retirement after 35 years as a professional planner.

Decorative paving is being installed as part of a redesign of the University of Waterloo South Common.

Transforming UW's South Common

From design to construction, the University of Waterloo South Common is transformed, including the installation of decorative paving. Significant regrading improves pedestrian walkways, site lines and accessibility throughout the site

GSP Group is a long-time supporter of the Kitchener Blues Festival, including sponsorship of the Harrison Kennedy performance at the BIA Stage.

Kitchener Blues and the Downtown Connection

GSP Group is a long-time supporter of the TD Kitchener Blues Festival. We have a soft spot for the BIA Stage, torn up by the likes of Hamilton electric blues great Harrison Kennedy.

Stratford Market Square Redevelopment

GSP Group is excited to kick off the Stratford Market Square project to support the community and the City to redevelop this historic space in the heart of Downtown.