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JASON JONES

Jason is the Principal of the firm and an accredited member of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. He is a registered Landscape Architect in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. With over 15 years experience in landscape architectural design, parks master planning, project management, construction, and public engagement, Jason offers an extensive and diverse professional background. 

Graduating with honours from the University of Guelph Landscape Architecture Program, Jason quickly evolved from Environmental and Urban Designer to Senior Landscape Architect and Project Manager for

O2 Planning + Design in Calgary, Alberta. He formed LARCH Landscape Architecture + Authentic Mountain Design in 2015 with a passion for to live and design within the mountain environment. 

When not in the office, Jason can be found skiing fresh powder, on the trails, playing music, or spending time with his family in the garden.

Professional Experience

 

2015-Current  Principal, Landscape Architect - LARCH Landscape Architecture

2014 - 2016    Project Manager - City of Calgary Capitol Projects

                         Landscape Architect - Parks, Planning & Development 

2005 - 2014    O2 Planning + Design (O2) - Landscape Architect +

                         Urban Designer

2000 - 2004    Landscape Construction Contractor

 
Awards + Recognition

2019                Kootenay Business Top 40 under 40

2019                Mayors Award of Excellence Finalist - Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce

2018                Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce

                         New Business of the Year

2015                Helen Nature Centre - Lethbridge

                         Cities Alive Award of Excellence (O2)

2014                Alberta Recreation Parks Association (ARPA) Conference Presentation

                         Intermunicipal Trail + Pathway Study: City of Calgary + Rockyview County (O2)

2013                Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Award

                         Energy, Environment, and Experiential Learning (EEEL): University of Calgary (O2)

                         Mayors Urban Design Award - Civic Design (O2)

2012                Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence

                         Taylor Family Quad: University of Calgary (O2)

2011                Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence:

                         Landscape Management - Nose Hill Trail + Pathway Plan (O2)

 

                                  (O2 indicates the award was achieved while working at O2 Planning + Design as a Project Manager/Designer)

 

 

Media + Publications

 

2019                Golden BC - Downtown Plaza Revitalization Link

2019                Kootenay Business Magazine - Summer 2019 (Page 27) Link

2018                Kootenay Business Magazine Link

2018                Valley Voice - Slocan Waterfront Development Strategy (Page 9) Link

2018                Valley Voice - Harold Street Development Strategy (Page 12) Link

2017                Revelstoke Mountaineer - Revelstoke Trails Strategy Link

2016                Revelstoke Mountaineer - Williamson's Lake Link

 

Safety Certification

Organizations that adhere to proper safety protocol are reliable, predictable, and efficient. LARCH is a registered account holder with WorkSafe BC and has full SAFE certification with BC Forest Safety.