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 17 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 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.
Nuska has been with LARCH right from the start. She keeps office moral
high, enjoys site analysis work, and project grand openings.
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
2020 Columbia Valley Pioneer - Canal Flats Downtown Streetscape Beautification Link
2020 Valley Voice - Slocan Waterfront Grand Opening (Page 13) Link
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
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