Awards and Publications

LIST OF OUR AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

AWARDS

2017 – CSLA Awards of Excellence – National Award Winner

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) awarded LEES+Associates with a National Award of Excellence for work at Iqaluit Municipal Cemetery

 

2014 – VIVA Vancouver Robson Redux – Honourable Mention
Sandbox!

Viva Vancouver awarded LEES+Associates an Honourable Mention for our submission SANDBOX! for the Robson Redux international design-build competition

 

2014 – CIP Awards for Planning Excellence
Toronto Natural Environment Trail Strategy

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) awarded LEES+Associates with a 2014 Merit Award in the category of Recreation Planning (Photo: City of Toronto)

 

2014 – CSLA National Award of Merit

Toronto Natural Environment Trail Strategy

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects awarded LEES+Associates a National Award of Merit for work on the Natural Environment Trail Strategy. (Photo: City of Toronto)

 

2013 – CLSA Regional Award of Merit
Komagata Maru Memorial

LEES+Associates received a Regional Award of Merit for work on the Komagata Maru Memorial for the Khalsa Diwan Society and the Vancouver Park Board.

 

2009 – CLSA Regional Award of Merit
Mountain View Cemetery Redevelopment

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects awarded LEES+Associates and Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg a Regional Award of Merit for work on the Mountain View Cemetery Masonic Redevelopment for the City of Vancouver.

2008 – CSLA National Award of Merit
Air India Memorial

LEES+Associates received a CSLA National Award of Merit for the Air India Memorial in Stanley Park.

2006 – BCRPA Environmental Leadership Award
Everett Crowley Park Management Plan

The BC Recreation and Parks Association presented LEES+Associates and the Vancouver Park Board with an Environmental Leadership Award for exemplifying a leading role in contributing to the environmental health of a community.

 

2005 – BCACL Partnership Award
Woodlands Memorial Garden

The BC Association for Community Living presented LEES+Associates with a Partnership Award for their dedicated and creative design work on the Woodlands Memorial Garden during the BCACL 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration.

 

2005 – PIBC Awards for Planning Excellence
Still Creek Rehabilitation and Enhancement Study

The Canadian Institute of Planners awarded LEES+Associates with an Honourable Mention in the category of Environmental Planning, as part of their annual Awards for Planning Excellenc

 

PUBLICATIONS ABOUT OUR FIRM
City of Iqaluit Cemetery

 

District of West Kelowna – Westbank Cemetery

 

Calgary Cemetery

 

Komagata Maru Memorial:

 

‘A Walk to Remember’ at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum:

 

Green Burial:

 

Wood Buffalo Cemeteries:

 

Skeena Terrace Commemoration Park:

 

Air India Memorial:

 

Mountain View Cemetery:

 

Royal Oak Burial Park – “Woodlands” Green Burial Area

 

Woodlands Memorial Garden:

 

Maple Ridge Cemetery:

 

Lacombe Fairview Cemetery:

 

Lethbridge Cemetery:

 

Niagara Falls Cemetery:

 

Penticton Cemeteries:

 

Powell River & Texada Cemeteries:

 

Salmon Arm Cemetery:

 

Cemetery Mapping Publications:

 


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

 


ELAC CEMETERY SYMPOSIA

LEES+Associates’ commitment to advancing sustainable cemetery design and management practices in Canada extends to our hosting of symposia focusing on contemporary cemetery issues. ELAC has hosted two symposia to date.

      • 2008 – Art & Meaning in the Modern Cemetery, ELAC 10th Anniversary Symposium – On October 16th 2008, LEES+ Associates hosted a day-long symposium on art, performance and public engagement in the modern cemetery. (PDF) Art and Meaning in the Modern Cemetery – Summary Proceedings
      • 2006 – The Role of Green Burials, Sustainable Cemeteries Symposium Organized and hosted by LEES + Associates this symposium was initiated to provide an opportunity for those associated with public cemeteries, including cultural and environmental advocates, to take a detailed look at all the issues relating to sustainability, as well as to share ideas, information and experiences. (PDF) The Role of Green Burials – Summary Proceedings