Paul Sangha is the recipient of the UBC Dean’s Medal of Distinction at UBC. Paul is the Principal of Paul Sangha Creative, an internationally-recognized landscape architectural practice. With over 35 years of experience, Paul’s reputation is built on his pursuit of the highest quality of design, detail and service, establishing the firm as one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier design practices. Paul’s career is distinctly defined by his sensitive approach to site planning and ability to heighten our experiences of landscapes: crafting immersive spaces, and mastering proportions, materiality, and our relationship with the built form.
His work has received recognition from numerous design authorities and has been featured in publications such as Gray Magazine, Wallpaper, Gardens Illustrated, and The Globe & Mail. A gold-medalist of UBC’s Landscape Architecture program, Paul has remained dedicated to advancing the field through sponsorship of public lectures, the establishment of a design scholarship, and as a visiting professor and critic at the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction serves to recognize individuals who have:
- Demonstrated exemplary work in one of our member disciplines: Engineering, Nursing, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, or Community and Regional Planning
- Become leaders who have made exceptional impacts in their fields
- Made longstanding or significant contributions to advance the Faculty's mission, vision and mandate