In the last few years, LEES + Associates has been working with the City of Calgary on the planning and design of a new cemetery in South East Calgary. The SE Calgary Cemetery is expected to open in 2019 with the landscape contract slated to go to tender this fall.
Where did all this paper come from? How can I find anything around here? Every professional struggles to not be buried under the volume of drafts, contracts, as builts and other records.
LEES+Associates presented a preliminary concept for a new Family Bike Park proposed for Salt Spring Island at a well-attended Public Open House on March 25th.
Visitors reviewed information on the planning process and environmental and technical assessments and walked the site with tour guide, Elizabeth FitzZaland of Green City Builders.
Are you a climber? Have you checked out Skaha Bluffs? It’s one of BuzzFeed’s 16 Places to go Rock-Climbing!
We’re pleased to assist BC Parks with the development of a comprehensive Climbing Strategy for Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park. The bluffs, just outside Penticton in BC’s Okanagan region is a world-class rock climbing destination.
We’re pleased to announce that on Nov. 1, 2017, Vancouver City Council voted to support the development and construction of a new seniors’ centre adjacent to Sunset Community Centre in south Vancouver.
LEES +Associates worked as consultants to Carscadden McDonald and Stokes Architects Inc. on the feasibility study for this new seniors’ centre.
Bowen Island’s current Parks Master Plan dates back to 1994, when there was only one municipally owned park. Today Bowen Island has 23 municipal parks and approximately 73 hectares of municipal parkland.
LEES+Associates collaborated with Bowen Island Staff to develop an updated Parks Plan which provides a community supported vision for Bowen Island’s parks,
LEES+Associates was excited to attend the 2017 MTB Tourism Symposium in Revelstoke BC this fall.
Gathering multidisciplinary minds invested in furthering the future of mountain bike tourism in British Columbia, the core theme for this year’s event was stewardship.
The symposium lectures covered topics such as; Creating Successful Multi-Use Trails,
We’re pleased to see construction underway at Humber Bay Shores Park in Toronto. The project, aimed at improving trail networks and bicycle connections at the park is expected to be completed in the summer of 2018.
LEES+Associates is excited to be working in collaboration with Nancy Mackin of Mackin + Associates on the conceptual design of the Tsawwassen First Nations Youth Centre. We had our second open house this week, engaging teens and K-7 kids in the visioning of their new Youth Facility.
We’re excited to share the master’s thesis of our newest staff member Ali Canning.
Ali, a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia’s Master of Landscape Architecture program, was invited by the City of Vancouver to present this thesis to the Park Board.
WALLED OFF: Re-imagining the Stanley Park Coastline
Thesis Project: Ali Canning
With the need to adapt to changing climates and emphasis on protecting valuable coastal habitats,