Principal, B.E.S, M.L.A, OALA, FCSLA
Donna is a landscape architect with a proven ability to manage multidisciplinary teams for waterfront master plans, downtown plans, community plans and campus master plans. She is well known for her skills in designing and facilitating complex community engagement strategies and has facilitated hundreds of public consultation programs. She specializes in projects that engage communities through open and collaborative processes, and designs her strategies based on the project-specific needs and interests of the stakeholders. Donna is the past president of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects and has taught in the landscape architecture schools at the University of Toronto and the University of Guelph. She has been a juror for the Town of Oakville Urban Design Awards, City of Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Awards and the City of Mississauga Urban Design Awards. She has also been a competition advisor for the University of Toronto, City of Toronto, Oxford Properties and the Yorkville Business Improvement Association.
DANIEL H. LEEMING
Principal, BA, Dip CP, MES, FCIP, RPP
Dan is widely recognized for his role in the planning, design, and development of new communities throughout Ontario. His work focuses on community planning at a range of scales, with an emphasis on urban design, sustainability and public health. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph and has taught urban design at the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo. Dan co-chairs the Canadian LEED-ND review committee and is a Board Member with the Council on Canadian Urbanism and Active Healthy Kids Canada. He is a member of the Mississauga Design Review Panel and former Vive-chair of the Toronto Design Review Panel.
Principal, BES, MCIP, RPP
Over his 20 years of experience as a land use planner and development consultant, Bruce has worked extensively with both public and private sector clients, lending him a uniquely balanced approach to planning and development. His public sector experience includes the preparation of major planning research, policy studies, and land use and zoning regulations for municipalities and other government agencies across Ontario. Bruce has also provided strategic advice and consulting services to private sector clients, including developers, investors, and landowners, and has coordinated multidisciplinary teams in the development of residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects.
WAI YING DI GIORGIO
Principal, BLA, OALA
Wai Ying is a thoughtful landscape architect, urban designer and project manager with over 20 years of combined experience successfully completing public and private sector projects that touch upon all aspects of community planning, design and implementation. Wai Ying has a strong understanding of the planning context and approvals processes, and regularly works with multidisciplinary teams to create master plans, secondary plans, block plans, streetscape plans and site designs.
Senior Advisor, BArch, MSc, OAA, MCIP, RPP
Rick is an Associate Partner and has practiced as both an architect and urban planner for over 35 years. As an urban designer, Rick develops feasibility studies, urban design plans and guidelines, community design plans, and architectural controls. Rick’s unique experience ranges from implementing large-scale urban and suburban master plans to site-specific redevelopment projects, making him ideally suited for projects that combine both design and planning expertise.
Principal, BES, MCIP, RPP
Ron has a long-standing reputation for excellence in managing complex planning projects and devising successful implementation strategies. Over the past 30+ years, he has gained extensive experience writing official plans, secondary plans, zoning by-laws and associated amendments on behalf of municipal clients, including many projects addressing provincial policy, growth management and urban structure issues. Ron has carried out complex research assignments for provincial ministries, municipalities and other agencies related to the development of public policy. He has also appeared as an expert witness at numerous Ontario Municipal Board hearings.
Ron is responsible for the policy components of The Planning Partnership’s community planning and urban design assignments throughout Canada and the United States. He has lectured at the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo, and has been a presenter at OPPI and CIP Conferences. Ron is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area.
Principal, BLA, OALA, FCSLA, MCIP, RPP
David is a recognized leader in public realm design with over 25 years of experience in landscape architecture and urban design. David’s award-winning projects in Canada and the United States focus on place-making in the public realm and developing creative pedestrian priority strategies for urban spaces. Many of David’s designs incorporate significant cultural heritage elements and ecologically sensitive design strategies. He is currently the Chair of the City of Ottawa’s Urban Design Review Panel, a member of the City of Toronto’s Public Art Advisory Committee, and a member of the Toronto Community Housing Design Review Panel.
Principal, BSc, MSc P, GDHort, MLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist
Working at the intersection of landscape architecture and arboricultural ecology, Michael develops landscapes that push the boundaries of design resiliency. Michael’s design philosophy is rooted in renegotiating the delicate balance between urban and natural processes, in such a way that reveals natural environments in a connected, and wholesome manner. His background in biological and ecological sciences provides a strong scientific foundation that informs The Planning Partnership’s work.
Associate, BA, MA, MLA, OALA
Associate, BLA, MUD
Associate, BSc, MLA
Associate, BES, MScPl, MCIP, RPP
Ana Isabel Aulestia
Senior Urban Designer, BArch
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Senior Urban Designer & Planner, BES, MLA, MCIP, RPP
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Senior Landscape Designer, BEDs, MLA
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Stephanie del Campo
BDesArch, MES, MCIP, RPP
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BES, DipLA, MLA
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BScH, MLA, OALA
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BLA, ISA Certified Arborist
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BA (Urban Studies)
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