SDG looks back on 2023 with pride

Reflecting on a remarkable year! From awards and accolades to enriching experiences and incredible projects, 2023 was a year of growth, recognition, and innovation for SDG. Our team’s dedication shone through with Brad Smith’s Alumni Volunteer Award and teaching venture, Haig Seferian’s impactful speeches, Allison Neuhauser’s ISA certification, and the arrival of talented Alyssa McDonald. …

SDG receives two 2023 Hamilton Urban Design Awards

SDG is thrilled to receive two Hamilton Urban Design Awards for our impactful projects – The Kirkendall Coach House and Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre. These projects stand as testaments to our commitment to enhancing Hamilton’s urban fabric. From the revitalization and enhancement of cultural spaces to the creation of modern functional dwellings, each project resonates deeply …

Vince Fracchioni wins a Brampton Urban Design Award of Merit

Celebrating a well-deserved win for our talented landscape designer, Vince Fracchioni, and his incredible team! 🏆 They’ve just been awarded a Brampton Urban Design Award of Merit for their outstanding work in the ‘Student Design Project’ category. Their project, ‘The Grove,’ brought a community together through innovative design, focusing on public parks, lively streets, enhanced transit, and …

Brad accepts his 2023 Alumni Volunteer Award at the University of Guelph

The SDG team attended the University of Guelph Alumni Awards night to support our Senior Landscape Architect, Brad Smith, as he accepted his 2023 alumni volunteer award. We are absolutely thrilled for Brad’s well-deserved award win. Check out the heartwarming video U of G put together with Digital Sabbath Film Company to celebrate this amazing …

SDG wins Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards at the Grands Prix du Design!

Honored and Thrilled! Seferian Design Group takes home Gold, Silver, and Bronze at the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards competition🥇🥈🥉. Pillar and Post “The Gardens” blooms with a gold certificate in the “Architecture de paysage sur le domaine public” category, the Queens Square Restoration shines with a silver certificate in the “Architecture de paysage sur …

SDG wins 2022 Architecture Masterprize awards & DNA Paris Design Awards

We would like to take a moment to proudly acknowledge and celebrate SDG’s remarkable achievements at the 2022 Architecture Masterprize Awards and DNA Paris Design Awards. SDG won an Architecture Masterprize and DNA Paris Design Awards for the Gardens at Pillar & Post. We were also pleased to receive honorable mentions in both awards again …

SDG Awarded 2022 Niagara Biennial Design Award for The Gardens at Pillar & Post Inn

The Gardens at Pillar and Post Inn was awarded a 2022 Niagara Biennial Design Award for Outstanding Achievement in Landscape Architecture. We are very proud of this project and honoured to be recognized for the years of work and planning that went into this beautiful ‘Monet’ inspired garden. We would like to thank our entire …

The McQuesten Lofts project by Indwell, in East Hamilton, was announced the co-winner of the Best Overall category for all PHIUS (Passive House US) projects in North America

The McQuesten Lofts project by Indwell, in East Hamilton, was announced the co-winner of the Best Overall category for all PHIUS (Passive House US) projects in North America and also won in the Affordable category and an honourable mention in the Multifamily category. Congratulations to the entire project team on this great win! Indwell is …

SDG wins Small Firm of the Year Award!

Our team was honoured to receive a 2021 Architecture MasterPrize Small Firm of the Year Award in the Multi-Disciplinary Landscape and Urban Design category! This award recognizes the full portfolio of firms while ensuring company resources and specialization are taken into consideration. Firms were evaluated based on Design Excellence, Innovation and Contribution, and Expertise. We …