Space2place is a nationally recognized design studio of landscape architects, urban designers, ecologists, researchers and educators. Based in Vancouver, the company is renowned for the sense of play that characterizes its design solutions, as well as for interventions that consistently reflect a sensitivity to natural features and systems. This enlightened approach to design is built on the team’s commitment to a highly disciplined design process that delivers inventive, human-centred responses to user needs, physical constraints, natural features and the unique potential and opportunities inherent in every site.
Operating since 2001, space2place has developed particular expertise in complex and larger-scale public space and infrastructure development projects. While it has grown in size over the past twenty years, the company has maintained a tight focus on unique, high-quality public projects within the realm of both built and natural environments. As demonstrated by its impressive portfolio, its proficiency extends from master planning and the development of strategic guidelines and design concepts to public engagement, urban design, revitalization and habitat restoration.
Members of space2place’s team excel at collaborations with the public, stakeholder groups and large multidisciplinary teams of associated professionals. They are skillful in navigating the most complex administrative and management processes, which can extend from initial analysis and consultation through documentation and all the way to planting, building and review stages. Team members are valued throughout the industry for their pragmatic yet eclectic solutions to the most complex design challenges.