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Photo Editor
Jasper Flores

OALA Editorial Board
Saira Abdulrehman
Tracy Cook
Eric Gordon
Mark Hillmer
Helene Iardas
Eric Klaver
Sarah Manteuffel
Nadja Pausch (Chair)
Kaari Kitawi
Dalia Todary-Michael
Stacey Zonneveld

Web Editor
Jennifer Foden

Social Media Manager
Jennifer Foden

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Ground: Landscape Architect Quarterly is published four times a year by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.

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Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2

Copyright © 2021 by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.

Contributors retain copyright of their work. All rights reserved.

ISSN: 0847-3080

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See www.groundmag.ca for a digital, searchable, archival database, listing all articles, authors, subjects, key words, etc. published in Ground over the years.

2021 OALA Governing Council

Steve Barnhart

Vice President
Stefan Fediuk

Cameron Smith

Justin Whalen

Past President
Jane Welsh

Cynthia Graham
Aaron Hirota
Shawn Watters

Associate Councillor—Senior
Chen Zixiang

Associate Councillor—Junior
Jenny Trinh

Lay Councillor
Karen Liu

Appointed Educator University of Guelph
Nadia Amoroso

Appointed Educator University of Toronto

University of Guelph Student Representative
Tatijana Vukovic

University of Toronto Student Representative
Natasha Raseta

OALA Staff

Executive Director
Aina Budrevics

Ingrid Little

Juleen Anderson

About Ground
Ground: Landscape Architect Quarterly is published by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects and provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to the profession of landscape architecture. Letters to the editor, article proposals, and feedback are encouraged. For submission guidelines, contact Ground at [email protected]Ground reserves the right to edit all submissions.

The views expressed in the magazine are those of the writers and not necessarily the views of the OALA and its Governing Council.

Upcoming Issues of Ground
Ground 56 (Winter)
Deadline for advertising space reservations: October 13, 2021

Ground 57 (Spring)
Deadline for editorial proposals: November 8, 2021
Deadline for advertising space reservations: January 12, 2022

Ground 58 (Summer)
Deadline for editorial proposals: February 10, 2022
Deadline for advertising space reservations: April 6, 2022

About the OALA
The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects works to promote and advance the profession of landscape architecture and maintain standards of professional practice consistent with the public interest. The OALA promotes public understanding of the profession and the advancement of the practice of landscape architecture. In support of the improvement and/or conservation of the natural, cultural, social and built environments, the OALA undertakes activities including promotion to governments, professionals and developers of the standards and benefits of landscape architecture.

Ground Advisory Panel
Andrew B. Anderson, OALA – Inactive Member, BLA, MSc. World Heritage Management Landscape & Heritage Expert,
Oman Botanic Garden
John Danahy, OALA – Retired Member, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
George Dark, OALA, FCSLA, ASLA, Principal, Urban Strategies Inc., Toronto
Real Eguchi, OALA – Retired Member, Toronto
Donna Hinde, OALA, FCSLA, Partner, The Planning Partnership, Toronto
Ryan James, OALA, Senior Landscape Architect, Novatech, Ottawa
Alissa North, OALA, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Principal of North Design Office, Toronto
Peter North, OALA, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Principal of North Design Office, Toronto
Nathan Perkins, MLA, PhD, ASLA, Associate Professor, University of Guelph
Victoria Taylor, OALA, Principal, Victoria Taylor Landscape Architect, Toronto
Jim Vafiades, OALA, FCSLA, Senior Landscape Architect, Stantec, Toronto