Margot Long
Margot Long

Margot Long

BCSLA FCSLA ASLA
董事兼合伙人

Margot是公司的创始人之一,拥有20余年的专业实践经验。她将自己对修复生态景观和营造公共空间的追求融入了公司的发展理念,同时,通过对创作团队和合作伙伴的不断挑战、启发和激励推动公司的发展。

“我父亲是建筑师。”她说,“所以我很小的时候就开始接触设计。”父亲还常带着全家郊游探险,挑战一些鲜为人知的险境奇景,“没想到我们还活着!”Margot笑着说。正是在这些与自然人文景观的亲密接触中,“我对 ‘是什么赋予一个地方独特而难忘的魅力’ 渐渐有了自己的理解。”

公司里总能看到 Margot忙碌的身影。如果你偶尔发现她不在公司,那她一定在某个设计评估会上作评委,或是在北温的海边散步探险,或是陪伴她的家人,或是⋯⋯不用猜也知道——溜她的爱犬呢!

Bruce Hemstock
Bruce Hemstock

Bruce Hemstock

BCSLA CSLA BSLA LEED AP
董事兼合伙人

Bruce于1994年加入PWL,1997年成为公司的合伙人。凭借20余年横跨北美的丰富项目经验,Bruce是PWL在种植设计和施工细节监管方面的专家。因为他参与了大量的生态屋顶工程,包括为温哥华会展中心所作的突破性设计,同仁同行们都亲切地称他为“生态屋顶先生”。

在所获得的众多奖项中,Bruce最引以为自豪的是在冰球比赛中两次荣获“年度最有进步球员奖”。“这充分说明:无论做什么事,总有进步的空间!”Bruce笑着说。

除了专注于创新的施工细节设计之外,Bruce还热衷于参观美术馆和收集硬币。 他热衷于修整装潢他的别墅-一座一战时期留下来的老房子。不久前,他和太太还给新建的车库安装了生态屋顶,真可谓“三件事不离本行”。

Chris Sterry
Chris Sterry

Chris Sterry

BA DipLA BCSLA CSLA
总裁

“我十四岁时,一位学校的教导员向我介绍了景观设计这个行业,从那以后,我就立志要做一名景观设计师了。”Chris回忆道。Chris出生于英国的格洛斯特,先后在英国、中东、香港工作和生活,十五年前来到美丽的温哥华定居。

Chris是PWL的合伙人之一,负责全公司的管理性事务,并主持大规模的规划和施工项目,以及公共空间、街景、滨水开发区、多户型住宅景观、公园和绿通等各类设计项目。

平时,Chris在忙于扮演“最佳老爸”的角色和津津有味地算数记账之余,还酷爱作画。他的画作曾多次在香港等地参展参赛。“我弹吉他⋯⋯很烂,”他补充到,“⋯⋯平时我还喜欢种种花草、爬爬山、露露营、钓钓鱼、旅旅游。”

Grant Brumpton
Grant Brumpton

Grant Brumpton

BCSLA CSLA
董事兼合伙人

“景观建筑是一门将新奇体验、功能规划和空间美学巧妙融合的行业,它同时为客户、公众和环境的需求服务。”Grant这样诠释到。

从曼尼托巴大学景观建筑学硕士毕业后,Grant来到温哥华定居。作为PWL的合伙人之一 ,Grant领导了诸多复杂的大型项目,并主管公司内部信息技术的开发和维护。

平时,你经常能看到Grant骑着自行车上班,或是专注于在他的智能手机上测试新app。 Grant还是个旅游爱好者。“我的灵感不但来源于繁华的都市文化,也来源于辽阔的大自然以及它在人类内心所激发的强烈共鸣。” 最近,Grant最难忘的一次旅行是和全家去Tofino,与他两个可爱的女儿在沙滩上玩得特别开心。

Derek Lee
Derek Lee

Derek Lee

BCSLA CSLA LEED Accredited
董事兼合伙人

Derek将他对城市形态的丰富认知和理解带给了PWL,而这种认知启蒙于他的童年时代:“我刚两岁的时候,就整天画画 。”握着画笔长大的Derek,画城市,画街道,画公园,做模型,细心观察着城市中的细微变化。“从一个爱涂鸦的孩子到一名景观建筑师,对我来说是个很自然的转折。” Derek说,“我觉得自己特别幸运,可以把爱好当作事业来做。”

在温哥华土生土长的Derek,毕业于英属哥伦比亚大学,先后在美国加州、中东和英国从事景观设计工作。其间一次颇为独特的经历,是与日本著名的景观设计师兼禅学家枡野俊明先生一起合作 。

除了忙于设想下一个改变世界的创新设计外, Derek还喜欢和他的乐队一起玩音乐,或是和家人一起爬山。

Jason Wegman
Jason Wegman

Jason Wegman

BCSLA CSLA
董事兼合伙人

Jason热衷于改善“生态足迹”,为人类、动物和昆虫创造可栖息的家园。位于维多利亚的“绿色码头”社区是世界级的LEED白金奖突破性项目,而Jason正是该项目的主任设计师。

Jason在安大略省一个3.5英亩的农场长大,从小就很少宅在家里。他在圭尔夫大学获得景观建筑学位后曾在多伦多工作,最终来到温哥华,加入PWL。

Jason知识丰富,在公司是大家公认的良师益友。他很喜欢跟太太和两个可爱的女儿在一起。他和山特别有感情,爬山、骑车、滑雪样样在行,总是不厌其烦地在惠斯勒的山脉中寻找奇险的滑雪道,挑战极限。他还是惠斯勒设计评审委员会的评委之一。

“告诉我,你将如何计划你灿烂奇险的人生?”-玛丽 · 奥利弗

Peter Liaw
Peter Liaw

Peter Liaw

BCSLA CSLA
总监(温哥华总部)

“我们的终极目标不是设计一个在平面上看上去好看的东西,或是一个挂在墙上的艺术作品,而是建造一个可以供人使用的空间。美感固然重要,但人在空间中的实际感观与感受同样重要。”Peter说。

Peter很小的时候随家人从台湾搬到加拿大,曾在很多城市居住过。从莱尔森大学毕业后,他来到温哥华工作,就再也不想离开这个美丽的城市了。Peter自2002年加入PWL;他认为PWL与其他公司的不同之处在于“我们不仅打造优质的设计,还提供高质量的客户服务。我一直努力与客户建立并保持良好的关系。”

闲暇时,Peter喜欢弹吉他,用钢笔画人像,和他的家人一起种花草、做园艺。

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Anna Babicz
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Anna Babicz

MLA
Associate

“I think in an abstract way, so to me design is a process of finding the right shapes, forms, colours and patterns,” says Anna, who admits to enjoying the conceptual stages of design best. Anna was exposed to landscape architecture at university after studying biology and chemistry. An accomplished artist and always drawn to the outdoors, it was suggested to her as a progressive new profession. “It combines all of my passions.”

Originally from Poland, Anna obtained a Master of Landscape Architecture and has since worked in England, California, and now in Vancouver.

“The mountains are my hobby, but more than that, they are a lifestyle.” When not riding her bike to the office or trying to remember to water her plants, Anna is swimming, snowboarding, traveling or enjoying a Quentin Tarantino film.

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Kathy
Kathy

Kathy

Office Administrator

“I’m the chief cook and bottle washer,” says Kathy, “and, at times, the number cruncher!” Originally from Liverpool, England, our “very fab” Office Administrator has been exercising her quick British wit and charm at PWL since 2004.

“I had previously worked for large corporations, with up to 150 partners! So I sought out a smaller company, where everyone feels like they belong, where everyone is involved and people know who you are.” Today, Kathy happily states that the people are her favourite part of PWL.

After her day of making PWL’s world go 'round and reciting the lyrics to “All You Need is Love,” Kathy practices photography, volunteers, and spends time with her family.

Jim Moore
Jim Moore

Jim Moore

IT Manager

After relocating from Atlanta, Georgia in 2009, Jim now happily calls Vancouver his home. “I love the natural beauty of Vancouver and strong feeling of community,” he says.

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Jim moved south to explore several career options before landing a position at an internet service provider. A combination of natural skill and dedicated work led him to the role of Director. While he reminisces fondly about the experience, Jim is happy to find himself at PWL. “I like this family-style business, which is focused on giving back to the community and creating amazing environments. And, although people might not realize it, the key to success in IT is really the human element,” explains Jim.

Although his main passion is music and he dreams of one day owning a record store, Jim seeks adventure by stepping out into nature, often equipped with his camera, or by playing tourist in parts of British Columbia’s vast landscape that are still unknown to him. Jim also spends time volunteering.

Kayla Poch
Kayla Poch

Kayla Poch

LAT
Landscape Technician

Bio coming soon!

Joe Zhou
Joe Zhou

Joe Zhou

BLA
Landscape Designer

For Joe, Landscape Architecture is ever-evolving. “Today people are able to put landscapes on top of buildings or vertically mounted on building surfaces.” In today’s increasingly dense and globalized cities, “professionals are forced to continually reevaluate the position of landscape architecture in terms of how it influences the future shape of artificial environments,” laments Joe.

Joe earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in Nanjing City and moved to Vancouver in 2005. Joe has been involved in numerous projects from city planning and resort design to garden and street furniture design both Canada and China.

Being of a philosophical mind, when Joe is not contemplating the future of landscape architecture or masterminding his next project, he can be found hiking, reading, or discovering new playgrounds to test out with his daughter.

Joelle Sept
Joelle Sept

Joelle Sept

MLA BFA
Landscape Designer

Joelle represents the rare breed of Lower Mainland locals! She has spent her formative years in and around Vancouver, and continues to be intrigued by the juxtaposition of “a city in a rainforest.”

The element of intrigue is consistent in Joelle’s approach to life, and her profession. The fanciful notion that initially attracted her to landscape architecture – envisioning the inherent complexities in designing a fountain – has revolved around increasingly bigger questions as she gains further expertise and experience.

When not tackling the world’s problems with a collaborative approach, Joelle is just as capable of introspective craft: throwing pottery, sketching, and fermenting foods are among her favourites.

Jordan McAuley
Jordan McAuley

Jordan McAuley

BCSLA Intern MLA BFA
Landscape Designer

Raised in the rough and tumble northern outpost of Edmonton, Jordan spent a formative decade travelling the globe with Canada’s military and studied fine arts prior to enrolling in UBC’s landscape architecture program.

He is a man of contrasts. A deep-rooted passion for rugged industrial and infrastructural landscapes is balanced by mixed media skills and an interest in classical music; an affinity for video gaming and science fiction offset by an active, outdoors-oriented lifestyle.

Jordan aims to bring his varied skillset to the forefront in his young professional career. With a wealth of diverse experience and a fresh outlook on the field of landscape architecture, Jordan brings a unique perspective to PWL. And an unmatched fondness for lunch.

"Our machines are disturbingly lively, and we ourselves frighteningly inert." - Donna Haraway

Sara Ahadi
Sara Ahadi

Sara Ahadi

MLA
Landscape Designer

Bio coming soon!

Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

BLA B.Des
Landscape Designer

Born in Hong Kong, Christopher divided his early life between his uber-urban hometown and Vancouver before tackling a degree in graphic design locally at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. His latest academic pursuits lead him to a degree in landscape architecture at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Having gained professional experience in both Hong Kong and Sydney, Christopher has elected to call Vancouver home, citing its cultural diversity, climate and spectacular surroundings as factors in his decision.

Christopher’s time spent immersed in the nearly unparalleled population density of Hong Kong left a lasting impression, instilling the value of green spaces and demonstrating the potential of landscape architecture as a means to mitigate conflict between competing land-uses and populations in the midst of urban development.

When not producing mind-blowing renderings, Christopher counts playing piano, hiking and swimming among his favourite extracurriculars.

Cheryl Bouwmeester
Cheryl Bouwmeester

Cheryl Bouwmeester

BCSLA CSLA BES
Landscape Architect

Cheryl Bouwmeester may be an Ontario native, but she has found her niche on the west coast. Upon arrival in Vancouver, she “fell in love with the neighbourhoods, the culture, and of course the proximity to the natural environment.”

For those who know her, this may come as no surprise. In Cheryl’s case, a biophilic appreciation was instilled at a young age. Some of her fondest memories recall moments spent playing outside with her sisters and enjoying the distinct seasonal transitions of her home climate.

Her interest in landscape architecture reflects this evident appreciation for the capacity of place to influence people. She views the profession as the art of place-making: “the understanding of people, the environment, and their interconnection.”

Even Cheryl’s weekend endeavours revolve around landscapes; namely, camping trips to the Okanagan Valley. These are countered with ceaseless condo renovations at home in the city.

Mick Hayden
Mick Hayden

Mick Hayden

Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

Miyo Takeda
Miyo Takeda

Miyo Takeda

MLA
Landscape Designer

Miyo took what might be considered a less conventional path to landscape architecture, first learning the ins and outs of fabricating sculptures and working in the arts prior to taking the MLA plunge at UBC. Perhaps that’s where her soft-spoken nature and people skills were honed? Her diplomatic demeanour is offset by a wry sense of humour, though; much to the delight of her office colleagues.

In Miyo’s spare time she is frequently active and outdoors, whether exploring BC’s wild nooks, cycling, or maintaining her backyard garden. Her more sedentary weekend endeavours include cooking with friends, and picnics in the park.

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

Sophie MacNeill
Sophie MacNeill

Sophie MacNeill

MLA B.Env.Des
Landscape Designer

Bio coming soon!

Pearl Yip
Pearl Yip

Pearl Yip

MLA B.Sc.Ag.
Landscape Designer

Bio coming soon!

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行政助理

Richard Sheehy
Richard Sheehy

Richard Sheehy

Administrative Support Manager

You might mistake Richard Sheehy for a mild-mannered office accountant, but that is most certainly not the case. A billing manager by day starkly contrasts an out of office persona that has been known to party with rock stars and guest host freaky jazz radio shows.

This LA native is a rock and roll junkie to the core, capable of spinning a yarn to effortlessly relate to nearly any band of the past 50 years. Richard is an accomplished instrumentalist himself, with a massive personal collection of guitars at his disposal.

Beyond a life steeped in music, Richard is a baseball aficionado upon whom a Simpsons or Seinfeld reference is never lost. He is also a proud father whose son Jacob shares each of these affinities and more, serving as Richard’s ‘mini me.’

Jenna Buchko
Jenna Buchko

Jenna Buchko

BCSLA CSLA
Landscape Architect

Born and raised in the Manitoban Interlake, Jenna holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Manitoba, in addition to a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of British Columbia. An avid traveller, she has also spent part of her academic career studying at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Southern Sweden.

Jenna’s most memorable landscape experiences include epic thunderstorms on the Canadian Prairies and the expansive vistas of the Tibetan Plateau. These dramatic landscapes have had a great influence on her design aesthetic, where bold yet simple interventions work to reveal the true nature of a place. “The most fascinating aspect of the profession is the ability to work with the multiple systems and layers of a site in order to reveal a unique, informed design solution.”

On weekends, Jenna can be found exploring the BC wilderness on bike or skis, and is an avid proponent of the 20-centimeter powder rule.

Erin Ramsay
Erin Ramsay

Erin Ramsay

MLA BFA
Landscape designer

Erin Ramsay is our bona-fide resident ‘Maritimer’, born and raised in the salty sea air of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. With a BFA in sculpture and drawing, Erin was initially attracted to landscape architecture due to its plethora of material possibilities, and hasn’t looked back, completing her MLA at UBC in 2014.

Despite finding herself on the opposite end of the country, Erin perceives many parallels between her native coast and new home. She acknowledges that beautiful surroundings, readily accessible nature and endless opportunities for adventure certainly help to keep the homesickness at bay.

From working for a Northwest Coast Native art gallery to exploring the Gulf Islands by bike, Erin has fully embraced West Coast culture since moving to BC. She remains true to her roots, however, regularly educating friends and colleagues on the quirks and cuisine of the Maritimes. Don’t make her belt out a sea shanty.

Yu Ding
Yu Ding

Yu Ding

MLA B.Urb.Des
Landscape Designer

Yu Ding received a degree in urban design from Tianjin University in China before completing an MLA at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. An urbanite to the core, Ding spent her early life in Beijing, while the bustling borough of Brooklyn, New York, was her latest port of call. With these experiences in tow it is no wonder that she relishes Vancouver’s calmer pace, noting its “access to amazing landscapes” and “impressive food scene” as added attractions.

Ding cites unconventional childhood experiences as having had a profound impact on her life; she began rigorous sketching sessions at the age of six! These were among her first observations of people navigating and interacting with built form, and set the stage for her personal and professional ambitions, aspiring to create encounters with nature in hyper-urban, highly programmed spaces.

During her downtime, Ding enjoys discovering and exploring these types of spaces, and finds much comfort in a hike and homemade meal.

Matt Gibbs
Matt Gibbs

Matt Gibbs

MLA BCSLA Intern BA
Landscape Designer

Bio coming soon!

Jingchan Liu
Jingchan Liu

Jingchan Liu

MLA BCSLA Intern BA
Landscape Designer

Jingchan received a BA in Journalism in Beijing before relocating to Canada and earning both Master of Education and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees from the University of British Columbia. While her route to landscape architecture was circuitous, Jingchan feels she has ended up exactly where she always wanted to be. The landscape of her childhood was very industrial, which led her to have a great appreciation for natural areas. “From the time I learned of Canada’s amazing natural environment, I was captivated by the idea of urban and natural areas being in harmony,” she says.

As a landscape designer at PWL, Jingchan is excited to bring together her skills in communication, design, and analysis. She appreciates that landscape architecture can be both creative and a way of improving our built and natural environments. Outside of work, she enjoys films, good food, and snowboarding.

“To see a World in a grain of sand,
And a Heaven in a wild flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour.” – William Blake

Jergus Oprsal
Jergus Oprsal

Jergus Oprsal

MLA MFA
Landscape Designer

Jergus Oprsal brings a unique perspective to PWL, having completed an MFA in set and lighting design prior to his MLA at the University of Toronto. A native of Bratislava, Slovakia, Jergus is well versed in cultural landscapes, and it is this experience in part that inspired his study in this field.

It is immaterial phenomena that have maintained a sense of intrigue for Jergus. His scope of fascination with ‘the unseen’ includes the ability of landscape design elements to trigger the human sensory system, and subterranean infrastructure that, despite being out of sight, has important connections to and implications on the world above.

Away from the office, Jergus often finds himself visiting strange, exotic playgrounds with this two children, or ski touring through the Coastal Mountains in the winter months.

“Having an experience is taking part in the world. Taking part in the world is really about sharing responsibility.” – Olafur Eliasson

Liz Nguyen
Liz Nguyen

Liz Nguyen

MLA BCSLA CSLA LEED™ Green Associate
Landscape Architect

Bio coming soon!

Justin Neufeld
Justin Neufeld

Justin Neufeld

MLA B.Env.Des
Landscape Designer

Justin Neufeld is a part of the prairie contingent at PWL. He was born and raised in Southern Manitoba, and received degrees in environmental design and landscape architecture respectively from the University of Manitoba.

Justin admits that the humble landscapes of his home province – the “fields, orchards and gardens” – played an integral role in shaping the perception and sensibilities that he draws upon readily today.

Justin is particularly enamored by the innate ability of landscape architecture to transcend professions such as architecture, engineering, art, horticulture and ecology. His pursuits have been fuelled by this reality, and led him to gain work experience throughout Canada and in Shanghai, where he spent two formative years.

Away from the office Justin counts gardening, cycling and photography among his favourite pastimes.

“The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions” - Claude Lévis-Strauss

Logan Cairns
Logan Cairns

Logan Cairns

BDes BLA
Landscape Designer

Logan Cairns hails from Auckland, New Zealand and brings eclectic experience in art and design, landscape architecture, and permaculture to his work at PWL.

It was Logan’s initial degree in art and design that, coupled with his passion for the outdoors, inspired the pursuit of a degree in landscape architecture. Logan views the profession through the lens of Donella Meadows’ systems thinking ideology, with practice revolving around core components, their function, and the interrelationships that exist between them.

Since visiting as a child, Logan was intrigued and eventually drawn back to Vancouver by the many parallels and diversions he perceives between the Lower Mainland and his native New Zealand. As a newcomer to the region, he is eager to explore all that the city’s culture and surroundings has in store. When not adventuring, his Kiwi self-expression manifests itself on golf courses, field hockey pitches, and in cocktail glasses.

Zhiwei Lu
Zhiwei Lu

Zhiwei Lu

BCSLA CSLA
Landscape Architect

Zhiwei has a clear idea of the work he strives to achieve in landscape architecture: “My responsibility is to improve livable spaces without interrupting the balance of the environment.” Originally from Guangzhou, China, Zhiwei enjoys traveling, music, and soccer.

Following studies in Urban Planning at Sun Yat-Sen University in China, Zhiwei intended to continue his education in urban design and architecture when he stumbled upon landscape architecture almost accidentally. When he realized the contributions that the field could make to complex environmental and social issues, he determined to pursue a career as a landscape architect, obtaining a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of British Columbia.

Zhiwei contributes his skills in design and drafting to his projects at PWL, and is especially excited to contribute to sustainable and urban redevelopment projects. This work, combined with his travels in the Pacific Northwest, are going a long way towards making him feel at home in this part of the world.

Belinda Chan
Belinda Chan

Belinda Chan

BFA B.Env.Des
Communications Designer

Belinda holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Bachelor of Environmental Design (Landscape Architecture) and a Diploma in Fashion Design. She balances her skills and interests by working as PWL’s Communications Designer as well as working for a local Vancouver Fashion Designer.

Prairie born and raised, Belinda became inspired by design and landscape architecture through a landscape-focused studio trip to France and the U.K., where she lived for part of the summer in a new barn on an old farm.

Involved in numerous creative pursuits, Belinda also takes time to appreciate coastal living. During her spare time, Belinda can be found designing and sewing clothing in her home studio, practicing photography or exploring the local art scene. But on the sunny days she steps out of the heart of design culture and heads seaside, “I like to nap on the beach!” she laughs.

Katya Yushmanova
Katya Yushmanova

Katya Yushmanova

BCSLA CSLA BA
Landscape Architect

"I find landscape architecture to be one of the most fascinating careers. I love the balance between creativity and science," explains Katya, who was drawn to landscape architecture during her childhood years; months on end were spent at her grandmother's farm in Russia where she first felt a deep connection to the Earth.

Katya joins us from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she operated her own garden design company and worked at the University of New Mexico as a graduate research assistant. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history of art with honors from the University of Culture and Arts in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and a Masters of Landscape Architecture with distinction from the University of New Mexico.

With a passion for gardening, Katya has found new interests in taekwondo, snowboarding, hiking and cooking some of her family’s favourite Russian recipes, since her recent move forced her to leave most of her treasured plants behind. Recently, Katya participated in an international garden festival in France where she and a team built their garden design, one of 20 designs chosen from 300 proposals.

"The path is the goal."-Mahatma Gandhi

Amanda Leppi
Amanda Leppi

Amanda Leppi

BFA Human Centered Design, MAA Design
Marketing and Proposal Coordinator

Bio coming soon!

Roxy
Roxy

Roxy

“Arf, arf…arf!” exclaims Roxy, PWL’s official ‘designer mutt.’ Part Wheaton and part Bearded Collie, she was born and raised in Vancouver. Roxy loves landscapes and is especially into place making. When not sharing her perspective on PWL’s newest park designs with Margot and Jeff, she is running the North Shore mountain trails, surfing, watching suspense films, and staring at the Bickies jar.