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Landscape Designer of the Year 2020: JWT Architecture and Planning

Monday, September 14, 2020

James Tuer, AIBC, MBCSLA (Inactive),  takes on every landscape design with the eye of an architect—and the heart of an artist.Take every left-hand turn you can take, and you’ll end up here,” says architect James Tuer.  Western Living Magazine's 2020 Landscape Designer of the Year is describing how to get to his latest project—a whimsical, sprawling compound that he describes as a “once in a lifetime” job, complete with a freestanding library and an orangery (home to an indoor orange tree)—but he could very well be talking about his own design career. It hasn’t been a straight path for Tuer (who previously won the Western Living Magazine Eco Designer of the Year back in 2015).  Read more here

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Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone