Awards & Publications

HTFC has received numerous awards and has been recognized in international publications for its design and planning work. The firm has received the prestigious Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) National Honour Award four times, which represents the highest award given to a landscape architect in Canada.

Awards

The Municipal Planning Guide to Zoning By-laws in Manitoba
Manitoba Planning Excellence Award, 2017

Millennium Library Park
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Honourable Mention, 2016
Award of Excellence in Landscape Architecture, Premier’s Awards for Design Excellence, 2015

Winnipeg Folk Festival Village Tower
Jury’s Choice Wood Design Award, Prairie Wood Design Awards, 2015

Kipekiskwaywinan: Our Voices
(with York Factory First Nation)
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Award of Excellence, 2015 

Victoria General Hospital Miracle Garden
City of Winnipeg Accessibility Award, 2014

Variety Heritage Adventure Park
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Merit Award, 2014
Parks Canada, Award of Excellence, 2013
City of Winnipeg Accessibility Award, 2012

The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
(with Gord Howard, David Goyer Architecture Inc., Cheryl Watson)
Commerce Design Winnipeg Jury Grand Prize, 2013

Steinkopf Gardens
City of Winnipeg Accessibility Award, 2012

Resolve: Negotiation and Implementation of Aboriginal Land Claims
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Honour Award, 2012

Emerge: The Transformation of Kenora from Industry to Tourism
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Citation, 2012

Fisher River Cree Nation Community Plan
Manitoba Planning Award of Excellence: Outstanding Community Planning, 2012

The Red River Floodway Greenway: A 100 Year Integrated Vegetation Strategy
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Honour Award, 2011

Outstanding Small Business
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, 2010

Upper Fort Garry Heritage Park and Interpretive Centre
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Citation, 2008

Lyra: Aeolian Harp
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Merit, 2007

Provencher Bridge/Esplanade Riel
The Winnipeg Accessibility Award, 2005
Canadian Consulting Engineer, Award of Excellence, 2004

Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Citation, 2005

Wolseley Neighbourhood Strategic Plan
Manitoba Intergovernmental Affairs, Manitoba Planning Excellence Award, 2004

Oak Hammock Marsh
Attractions Canada National Award for Best Outdoor Site, 2000

The Winnipeg Humane Society
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Citation, 2009

People and Music – The Winnipeg Folk Festival Site Master Plan
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Citation, 2008

Grosvenor School Playground
The Winnipeg Accessibility Award, 2004

Ducks Unlimited National Headquarters & Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
(with Number Ten Architectural Group)
Green Roof Award of Excellence, New Construction Intensive Award, 2003

City of Brandon – Greenspace Master Plan
Manitoba Intergovernmental Affairs, Planning Excellence Honourary Mention, 2003

Urban PLAYground
(with Number Ten Architectural Group)
City-Re-emerging International Competition, Prix du Public, 2002

Oak Hammock Marsh
Attractions Canada National Award for Best Outdoor Site, 2000

Oodena Celebration Circle
The Waterfront Centre Excellence on the Waterfront Competition, Honour Award, 1999

Rehabilitation of Portage Avenue Culvert at Omand’s Creek
Portland Cement Association Bridge Awards Competition, Award of Excellence, 1996

The Forks Commemorative Plaza
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Honour, 1995

Leo Mol Sculpture Garden
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Merit, 1994

Northwest Territories Community Planning Manual
Canadian Institute of Planners, Award for Planning Excellence, Honourable Mention, 1991

Celebrating 10,000 Years: A Return to the Forks of the Red & Assiniboine
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, National Honour, 1990

Land Exchange and Land Use Study
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Regional Merit, 1990

Regional Taxation Data Centre
Premier’s Award for Design Excellence in Landscape Architecture, 1985

 

Publications

“In Profile: HTFC at a Glance”
Interview by Zach Baliva with Jeff Frank and Monica Giesbrecht,
Published in: Canadian Builders Quarterly, September | October 2011

“Kenora Putting On Its Best Face”
(featuring the transformation of Kenora’s Downtown and Waterfront)
Published in: Winnipeg Free Press, October 18, 2010

“Doubly Strange: Two unique public spaces enliven downtown Winnipeg”
Published in: Landscape Architecture, September 2010.

“Cold Comfort: Case Study – Manitoba Hydro Place”
Published in: GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, March 2010.

“Green Marvel – A 100-Year Integrated Vegetation Strategy for the Red River Floodway.”
Acta Horticulturae Book for the 2nd International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture, 2010.

“Winnipeg Centennial Library Addition”
Published in: Archinnovations, October, 2008.

“Northern First Nation School Site Development, Winnipeg, Manitoba”
Published in: Architectural Graphic Standards; 11th Ed., The American Institute of Architects; John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 2007.

“Better Trails: An Experiential Approach”
Published in: Landscapes Paysages, Vol. 8, No. 1., 2006.

“High Performance Sites”
Manitoba Green Building Council, 2006.

“The Future of Tourism in Sunset Country”
Great Rendezvous II Conference, Thunder Bay, Ontario, 2002.

“Are We Losing Play? An Innovative Playgrounds Research Project”
Department of Intergovernmental Affairs, 2001.

“Gardening Beyond the Plot”
Published in: Manitoba Gardener, Early Spring, 2001.

“The Plum Coulee Heritage and Recreation Master Plan”
Plum Coulee Community Foundation, 2001.

“Saint Theresa Point First Nation, Community Participation in Site Planning”
Published in: Landscape Architecture in Canada, 2000.

“Soothing the Urban Soul”
(featuring The Forks Commemorative Plaza)
Published in: Canadian Geographic, May/June 1998.

“The International Peace Garden: A Position Paper for National Historic Designation”
NSMB, 1997.