SDG Tours the Facilities at Green Theory Design

Last week our team had the privilege of being hosted by Green Theory Design to tour their East facilities and learn more about their products, services, and capabilities to assist with current and future projects. Our team believes education like this is so critical to the development of staff, careers, and making us better landscape architects. Big …

Ancaster School Park Design featured in LASN Magazine

Our Senior Landscape Architect, Brad Smith, published an article in the Landscape Architect and Specifier News (LASN) Magazine. The article features a unique project SDG worked on in unison with the Ancaster Community Group to save a beloved 18-acre green space in Ancaster. Brad discusses the history of the Ancaster School Grounds and the design …

SDG welcomes new Landscape Designer, Alyssa McDonald

SDG would like to welcome our new Landscape Designer, Alyssa McDonald. Alyssa is currently in her third year completing a degree in landscape architecture with a certificate of environmental citizenship at the University of Guelph. She has prior experience working in a design-build firm specializing in residential design. We believe this experience will be an …

SDG celebrates the 2022 Year of the Garden

Yesterday was the first day of spring and marks the launch of Year Of The Garden 2022! The Canadian Garden Council proclaimed 2022 as Canada’s Year of the Garden in honour of the Centennial of the ornamental horticulture sector, marked by the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. To celebrate, we have put …

The Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre project was featured in the Award Magazine

The Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre project was recently featured in the March issue of Award magazine. This project involved the transformation of the Ancaster Memorial School built in 1947 and located on Wilson St, Hamilton, into a four-level facility with a 450-seat theatre auditorium, a 150-seat multi-purpose studio, visual arts classrooms, and music and dance …

Construction of Illumina Condominiums has reached the 16th floor!

Construction of Illumina Condominiums has reached the 16th floor and is fast approaching the 22nd floor amenity terrace! The 22nd floor amenity space will feature an outdoor kitchen, dining spaces, and lounge seating spaces, all offering panoramic views of Lake Ontario to the southeast. Illumina is the sister development of Brock I, located right in …

SDG wins two 2022 Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence

Two of our projects won a 2022 Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association Award of Excellence. ‘The Gardens’ at Pillar and Post in Niagara-on-the-lake won two awards, one in the Water Feature category and one in the Commercial Construction, Multi-residential category. Jackson Pond did the pond design and waterfall, and Oakridge Landscape Contractors were the Landscape …

Haig Seferian teaches Landscape Design & Practices course at Humber College North Campus

Haig Seferian is currently teaching a course at Humber College North Campus this year on Landscape Design & Practices as part of the Landscape Technician Program. The course focuses on sustainable landscape design and helps students develop an understanding of how to encourage ecological functionality within the modern urban environment. However, this is not Haig’s …

Haig Seferian hosts 2022 Landscape Designers Virtual Conference

On January 25, the 2022 Landscape Designers Virtual Conference will be held via a Zoom webinar. As the founder and president of the CLD , Haig will be hosting the event that will commence at 8:15 AM until 3:15 PM. To find out more information about the seminar and register visit the link below! The …

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 …