An artful approach to a vibrant new neighbourhood.
Sam is a recent graduate from Toronto Metropolitan University, having graduated in the Fall of 2022 with a Master of Planning in Urban Development. During this time, they held multiple research positions including those related to wastewater infrastructure, Northern Indigenous housing and housing for aging LGBTQ2S+ individuals. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, they earned a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from Laurentian University.
Sam joined Bousfields as an Urban Designer in January 2023. Their role includes the preparation of urban design briefs and guidelines, formulation of block plans, performing massing studies and built form impact analyses such as producing shadow impact studies.
Outside of the office, Sam continues to work on research related to LGBTQ2S+ housing and is passionate about the development of adequate housing, equitable design and justice-based cities.
Marwah has about 10 years of experience working for the public and private sectors on various projects ranging from small-scale residential to large-scale urban projects in Iraq and Lebanon. She prepares and drafts drawings, site analyses, and creates masterplans and design concepts. She adapts research-based innovative solutions to address various urban issues through urban greening, waterfront rejuvenation, and public space appropriation to create vibrant, healthy, and inclusive cities.
Marwah holds a Master in Urban Design (MUD) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. During her Master’s study, her research focuses on urban livability, urban resiliency, and human health and well-being. She also completed an internship at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Saida, Lebanon, where she assisted in developing improvement plans with a people-centred design and participatory approach.
Cameron joined Bousfields in October 2011, after completing his Undergraduate Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) from Ryerson University. Prior to joining the firm, Cameron worked part-time for one year at another planning consulting firm, where he was mainly responsible for subdivision design and the preparation of conceptual site layouts.
His responsibilities at Bousfields involve a combination of both planning and design roles. With regards to planning, his involvement includes zoning and policy research, due diligence, and writing contributions to planning rationales. His design responsibilities include the preparation of subdivision plans, conceptual site layouts, official plan amendment maps, zoning by-law amendment schedules, and various forms of graphics for a wide range of planning documents.
Tina joined Bousfields in June 2021 as an urban designer. Prior to joining the firm, she worked on numerous urban design and architectural projects in Iran. She has been involved in numerous large-scale urban planning and design projects, including commercial and mixed-use developments, industrial and business parks, neighbourhood master plans, streetscape designs, public realm designs and multi-family residential projects. Tina’s responsibilities at Bousfields include performing massing analyses, including shadow impact studies, and assisting in the preparation of urban design guidelines and urban design briefs. She also assists in the production of illustrative plans, analytical diagrams and presentation drawings.
Tina has a Master of Planning from the University of Calgary, where she received the Alberta Professional Planners Institute student award and the Andrei Nicolai award, which recognizes outstanding performance in the study of sustainable urban design.
Sarah joined Bousfields in November 2021 as a Community Designer, responsible for the preparation of conceptual site layouts and plans of subdivision, in addition to official plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment schedules.
She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Geography in 2019 from Trent University, where she focused on affordable housing and sustainable transportation strategies in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. In 2021, she obtained her Regional and Urban Planning & GIS Technician diploma from Mohawk College and began working at a private consulting firm as a Planning Technician. Her experience working as a Planning Technician expanded her passions to include shaping the urban landscape through sustainable and mixed-use design, prompting her to join the Bousfields family.
Sarah is an Associate Member of the Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians (CACPT).
Agnes is the Manager of Community Design where she manages and co-ordinates the design and preparation of multiple development projects of all scales, including Concept Plans, Draft Plans of Subdivision and Condominium, Site Plans, Official Plan Amendments and Zoning Bylaw Amendments. With her knowledge of planning policy and regulations, technical design abilities and multi-disciplinary background, Agnes has the ability to manage complex planning processes. As Manager of Community Design, Agnes remains hands on when it comes to designing projects, while ensuring corporate and project standards for the design group.
Caroline offers a unique perspective to community building, including residential, commercial and mixed use developments. A licensed Architect with a Master’s Degree in Urban Design and a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, her experience in development review at the City of Toronto, combined with her management role for Waterfront Toronto on the Quayside plan, means that Caroline has a unique perspective on development in downtown Toronto and its waterfront. Caroline has provided her expertise to a wide range of development projects, master plans, precinct plans, secondary plans and urban design studies and guidelines for a variety of scales and locations. Caroline has provided evidence as an expert witness at OLT and is a member of the Mississauga Urban Design Advisory Panel.
Zunash Ashiq Ali joined Bousfields as a Graphic Designer in 2019. She is a design professional and enjoys crafting creative solutions for businesses of all sizes. She developed digital expertise in all things design, strategic advertising and branding. She holds a Masters of Fashion Management and a Post Grad in Advertising and Graphic Design from Humber College along with a Certificate in Digital Media from OCAD. She has worked at some great organizations such as Colliers International and TEDxDonMills. She also has co-published a coffee table book as an Illustrator. She believes in lifelong learning and giving back to society. When she is not working, she can be found watching movies, painting, or hanging out with her friends and family. At TEDxDonMills, she volunteers and supports as a Creative Director, and develops ideas around the themes of TEDx. She Also provides compelling visual design solutions for print, web and social campaigns for small businesses and startups.
Combining his experience in urban design, planning and landscape architecture, Richard offers a creative and practical approach to design and development. His multidisciplinary background allows him to work across varying contexts, scales and levels of detail. Known for his master planning expertise, Richard has contributed and designed numerous comprehensive community plans for prospective development sites – from greenfield lands, to infill sites within urban and built-up environments – throughout the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
Richard is involved in a wide range of planning and urban design projects across the GTHA including highest and best use analyses, schematic site plan designs, preparation of urban design related materials for development applications and master plans. He has also worked on numerous community planning, urban design and landscape architectural projects within Canada, the U.S., Middle East and Asia.
Richard earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, where he was awarded the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honour Award. He also holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in urban planning, with a specialization in urban design, from the University of Waterloo. Richard is currently an Associate Member (Landscape Architectural Intern) of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), working towards full membership. He is also in the process of working towards full membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and Canadian institute of Planners (CIP).
Roxy is an accomplished urban design professional with a diverse background in architecture, urban design, and land use planning. Roxy’s analytical approach enables her to solve urban design challenges of various scales and develop innovative and pragmatic design solutions for clients.
Roxy has extensive experience working on private sector development proposals throughout Toronto and the GTHA, providing her urban design expertise and contributing to obtaining planning approvals. She is actively engaged in leading the preparation of block and master plans, conducting built form analyses, and undertaking comprehensive urban design studies, briefs, and guidelines. She has also given expert evidence at the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and prepared evidence for hearings at the Toronto Local Appeal Body and OLT.
Roxy joined Bousfields in 2013 as an urban designer, building on her experience working in the field of architecture, and became an Associate with the firm in 2017. Roxy holds a Bachelor of Architectural Science, specializing in Design, from Toronto Metropolitan University and a Master of Environmental Studies, specializing in Urban and Regional Planning, from York University. Roxy is currently a Candidate Member of the Ontario Professional Planning Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) working towards full membership.