Richard joined Bousfields Inc. in December 2018 as an Urban Designer. Prior to joining Bousfields, he worked on numerous community planning, urban design and landscape architectural projects in Canada, the U.S., Middle East and Asia. Richard has experience in master planning and visioning, design development, site plan design, design brief preparation and schematic/detailed level design of landscape architectural projects. He also provides expertise in illustrative and graphic communication with respect to presentation drawings and documents. At Bousfields, Richard’s responsibilities include preparation of planning and urban design rationales related to proposed developments, conducting built form analyses and assisting in the preparation of planning and urban design evidence for OLT hearings.
Richard is a graduate of the University of Waterloo in Honours Planning with a specialization in Urban Design. He also has a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, where he was awarded the American Association of Landscape Architecture Honour Award recognizing his professional excellence in the study of landscape architecture. 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).