Audrey is a landscape designer and associate member of the OALA. She has a professional degree in landscape architecture from the University of Guelph. Throughout her years of study, Audrey has achieved accolades for both individual achievement and contributions to collaborative efforts. Upon graduation, she was awarded the CSLA Student Award of Merit, which recognizes design excellence, imagination and innovation, as well as service to the profession within the school.
At thinc design, Audrey has worked on public park projects for various municipalities in Ontario. In addition to an assortment of community playgrounds and splash pads, one notable project is the waterfront master plan for Douglas Fluhrer Park in Kingston. Through these public projects, she is realizing her dream to create public places that are democratic, accessible and socially vibrant. Other professional experiences include site design and graphic production for multi-unit residences, as well as corporate and industrial landscapes. These private projects have allowed her to creatively accommodate development, while maintaining or enhancing the ecological productivity of landscapes.
Audrey remains engaged in the community through volunteerism. Her experiences at Evergreen Brick Works and the Royal Botanical Gardens have not only enriched her design and construction knowledge but have also provided invaluable insight into the various ways people relate to their environment. In addition to actively pursuing licensure, she seeks to become a well-rounded design professional by also completing continuing education courses, attending seminars and exhibitions, as well as traveling around the world – a passion which provides her with firsthand observations into the common and distinct ways that different cultures use built and open space.