Pat Hanson

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(BFA March RAIC OAA) has deliberately staked out a broad range of practice in the belief that design encompasses the entire spectrum of the built environment. Pat's background in the visual arts has distinguished her architectural career. A versatile designer and a strong visual communicator, Pat has directed the design of many of academic and institutional projects which knit together the interior and exterior realm including the Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology and Pond Road Student Residence. Pat was design architect for the award winning Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Site Design, the Bloor Street Revitalization and the Union Station Precinct Study and, with Diana, developed the landscape master plan for the Toronto Brickworks. Pat has also served as an adjunct professor in architecture at the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo and is a frequent guest critic at universities across Canada and the United States.

Current projects include a tropical lab building in Panama for the Smithsonian Institute, the expansion of the Canadian Museum of Inuit Art and the master planning and design of photography studios outside of Peterborough Ontario.

Diana Gerrard

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(BLA OALA AAPQ CSLA) has 25 years of experience practicing and teaching landscape architecture and is one of Toronto's most innovative and experienced landscape architects. She has been the landscape architect on a number of large interdisciplinary teams for the master planning and landscape design of public open space initiatives and institutional buildings, including the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Western Beaches Civic Design Study, Appleby College Campus, the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Site Design and Trinity College Quadrangle. Diana has also produced heritage landscape studies for the City of Montreal that developed tree selection processes from ecological, historical and cultural data.

Current projects include a major urban square in downtown Toronto, the landscape master planning of a large sector of the Distillery District, the Wellesley Central Park and the landscape master planning of the Western Beaches.