The Burlington Public Library celebrates the opening of the revitalized Reading Garden!

The Burlington Public Library recently celebrated its opening of the revitalized Reading Garden! SDG provided landscape architectural design and management services and together with the BPL and the City of Burlington, the space was transformed into a captivating oasis for all. Thanks to the incredible support from our generous vendors, suppliers, and contractors, this fully …

SDG’s Casablanca Waterfront Park improvement project featured in the June issue of Parks and Rec Business Magazine

The Casablanca Waterfront Park improvement project has been featured in this month’s issue of Park and Rec Business Magazine. Nestled in the charming Town of Grimsby, Casablanca Waterfront Park is on the brink of commencing construction.  SDG is excited to collaborate with Oakridge Landscape and an array of dedicated suppliers to bring this project to …

SDG took a tour of the Maglin Factory!

The SDG team embarked on a tour through the Maglin Factory in Woodstock last week and got to discover the latest products and services they have to offer. Maglin’s expertise in crafting innovative and sustainable site furniture offers invaluable insights into integrating functional and visually striking elements that fit seamlessly into our designs. Staff field …

Construction has begun for the Hamilton Golf and Country Club’s patio enhancement project

We’re thrilled to share the progress of the Hamilton Golf and Country Club’s (HGCC) Patio Enhancement project. Located in Ancaster, the HGCC has long been considered one of Canada’s top golf courses. The project includes the redevelopment of the upper terrace, complete with new natural stone paving, reclad kneewalls, and an outdoor serving area. A …

SDG designs two concepts for Albion Falls viewing Platform

At SDG, we believe community engagement is key to creating sustainable and vibrant communities. SDG, in collaboration with the City of Hamilton are gathering feedback on the design concepts for the viewing platform on the south side of Albion Falls. Our objective was to create a safe platform that enhances the view of the waterfall …

Margaret Greene Park is getting a new splash pad in 2024!

The City of Guelph is getting a new splash pad at Margaret Greene Park in 2024!  SDG was recently retained by the City to provide full landscape architectural services for this project.  Community engagement is often one of the first steps in the design process and our team, in conjunction with the City, is pleased …

Brad Smith is the first Landscape Architect to be an alumni lecturer for the University of Guelph’s Last Lecture event

We’re honoured to have SDG’s senior landscape architect, Brad Smith, deliver the alumni lecture at the University of Guelph’s Last Lecture event tonight. He will be the first Landscape Architect to receive this honour. Brad’s ground-breaking work in Landscape Architecture has inspired many, and tonight he’ll share his insights with the U of G community. …

SDG’s Brad Smith featured in WDYD Series episode on Landscape Architecture

The season finale of 47 Filmworks’s WDYD Series (What Do You Do?) called “What do Landscape Architects do?” featuring Brad Smith is now live! Aimed at inspiring aspiring professionals, the episode focuses on everything Landscape Architecture . The filming spanned two days, during which Brad showcased the SDG studio and led the crew to various …

The SDG Team virtually attended “The Development Approach Process in Toronto”

Last week our team virtually attended “The Development Approach Process in Toronto” hosted by Smart Density, an Architecture and Urban Planning firm for forward-thinking developers and innovative municipalities who want to achieve smarter density. The SDG team enjoyed learning about the process of getting projects through approvals in the City- with lessons that can be …