Bachelor of Education, Magna cum Laude
University of Ottawa
Master of Science in Landscape Architecture
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Honors
University of Guelph
Edinburgh College of Art (Semester Abroad)
Studied sculpture under John Fillion, Korean Lay Zen Monk.
Full Member Ontario Association of Landscape Architects
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
Council of Landscape Architecture Registration Board
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
OALA Ground Magazine Editorial Board
Abbreviated Project Experience
Acme Grocery Store Parking Lot
Heat Island and Stormwater Mitigation
Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Oberlin College
Frank and Maria Stata Center, MIT
FDR Springwood Estate, Visitor Orientation Facility and Presidential Library
Keystone Building Capital Complex, Landscape on Structure
Milton Hershey Elementary and High School Campus Masterplan
Ottawa City Courthouse Greenroof
Paper Mill Run Stream Riparian Restoration and Demonstration Project - Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania
We specialize in tying Ecology into EVERY landscape project which will both delight the senses and improve environmental resilience, while orchestrating partnerships with significantly diverse community groups, city, state and federal bureaucracy. Regularly implement the principles of restoration ecology, sustainable design and environmentally sound stormwater management practices in work.
Chris Canning is a registered landscape architect and ecological designer with international experience and a instructor at Queens University. Sustainable design, that integrates green infrastructure into the urban landscape, has been his focal point. Chris’ work ranges in scales and typologies from the Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT - Cambridge, MA and the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH to the Milton Hershey School Campus - Hershey, PA.
As a landscape architect, Chris has practiced landscape architecture the internationally recognized firms Andropogon Associates and Olin Partnership in Philadelphia, PA, and at the nonprofit Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE. Chris has lectured at the University of Guelph, been a invited juror at Philadelphia University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He co-taught Regional Planning with Professor Phil Lewis Jr., awarded ASLA Medal and one of three co-inventors of the overlay method (GIS).