We are Calgary based 818 studio, a unique landscape architecture planning and design firm offering a full complement of site planning, design, contract documents, and project management services. Focusing on functional, economical & elegant site solutions we promote a collaborative problem solving approach with our clients, team members, and contractors to ensure an effective design process and complete product.
Rick is the founder of the firm, and has a diverse background in planning, site design, and project management. He really wants to write something humorous, but is trying to be professional.
Carlos is an integral part of the management team, with a unique perspective on design. Carlos has an extensive portfolio of successful projects in Mexico, British Columbia, China and Alberta.
Jamie’s undergraduate degree in Industrial Design and Masters in Landscape Architecture have given him keen problem solving skills and attention to detail. In his free time he plays a mean electric guitar while looking after his young daughter.
Heather’s extensive experience, meticulous accuracy and keen eye for detail allow her to effectively manage the most complex projects with ease; all while keeping our team organized and sane. Heather strongly believes “obsessive organization is not a disease”
Sara has a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree and a background in journalism. She is currently working towards her registration as a landscape architect, and in her spare time she likes exploring and peak bagging in the nearby mountains.
Michelle has an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture and completed a graduate certificate in urban land regeneration. Her passion is to integrate beautiful, interesting and functional spaces into the landscape.
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