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He Put the “B” in MBTW

He Put the “B” in MBTW

Patrick Bollenberghe’s Retirement We are both happy and heartbroken to announce the retirement of one of our founding partners, Patrick Bollenberghe. Pat has inspired us for over 40 years to strive for design excellence and achieve the highest levels of professional integrity, grace and camaraderie. His involvement in our firm has been integral to our […]

The Featured Employee: Summer Student Edition | Cornel

The Featured Employee: Summer Student Edition | Cornel

This summer, Cornel is MBTW’s intern helping out the Landscape and Urban Design teams. Check out our feature to get to know Cornel! 1. Where and what do you study? I study at the University of Toronto and I am going into my third year of my Master of Landscape Architecture. 2. What are you […]

Bill 139: Transitioning from the OMB to the LPAT

Bill 139: Transitioning from the OMB to the LPAT

On May 30, 2017, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and the Attorney General introduced the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 (Bill 139). The Bill can be viewed here with general updates on the changes provided here. Bill 139 came into force on April 3, 2018. Bill 139 substantially changes Ontario’s land use […]

2018 PRO Award for Excellence in Park or Facility Design (Community over 30,000)

2018 PRO Award for Excellence in Park or Facility Design (Community over 30,000)

We are proud to announce that our project, Victoria Park, in collaboration with the Town of Milton, has won the 2018 PRO Award for Excellence in Park or Facility Design (Community over 30,000)! To learn more about the Victoria Park project, click here. The PRO (Parks and Recreation Ontario) Awards Program recognizes and honours the […]

The Featured Employee: Anatolii

The Featured Employee: Anatolii

Anatolii, a Landscape Architectural Technologist with MBTW since December 2016, is this month’s Featured Employee! 1. How long have you been working for MBTW | WAI and what do you enjoy most about working here? Just over a year ago, I started in December 2016. That’s a difficult question – because there’s a lot that […]

The Featured Employee: Graham

The Featured Employee: Graham

Graham is a Senior Project Manager with MBTW | WAI’s Landscape Architecture team and has been with the firm since 2000! Graham’s expertise and proficiency focus on 2D technical drawing, detailed design and project coordination. Graham’s knowledge of detailed design development and coordination, along with extensive experience liaising with officials from a variety of municipalities from all across […]

Grand Opening Ceremony of 150 Symes Road

Grand Opening Ceremony of 150 Symes Road

The MBTW Group was in attendance at the grand opening ceremony of 150 Symes Road, with Mayor John Tory and Councillor Frances Nunziata. This project centers around the heritage designated 1930’s building affectionately known as the ‘Destructor.’ The building was once used as an incinerator, then as a waste transfer station until its closure by […]

Congratulations David Kuruc and The City of Hamilton! This first “Music City Marker” finishes what has become a wonderful downtown public space!

Congratulations David Kuruc and The City of Hamilton! This first “Music City Marker” finishes what has become a wonderful downtown public space!

Principal Jana Joyce attended the lighting ceremony which celebrated the installation of the first of two new beacon public art features in the revitalized Gore Park. Project Details: Artist – David Kuruc, Music City Markers Fabricator – Soheil Mosun Landscape Architect – The MBTW Group Contractor – UCC Group

Markham Expo 150 Berczy Statue Dedication Ceremony

Markham Expo 150 Berczy Statue Dedication Ceremony

The MBTW Group attended the Markham Expo 150 Berczy Statue Dedication Ceremony, which occurred September 9th at Berczy Square at the northeast corner of Kennedy Road and 16th Avenue in Markham! The statue will serve to celebrate William Berczy, an artist, community leader, and resident of Markham, and the unveiling marks the official opening of […]

Stan Luk Featured in Toronto Life

Stan Luk Featured in Toronto Life

Our very own Stan Luk and his lush terrace garden have been featured in Toronto Life’s online publication! The talented Sr. Project Manager and resident Arborist uses his private terrace for experimenting with on-slab gardening techniques and planting compositions to put into practice professionally. Check out this article where he reveals a few of his […]

The Featured Employee: Lina

The Featured Employee: Lina

Lina is an Associate with MBTW | WAI’s Urban Design and Planning team. She’s our youngest associate and is known around the office for her upbeat, friendly and ambitious personality. 1. How long have you been working for MBTW | WAI and what do you enjoy most about working here? I have been working for […]

The Featured Employee: Summer Student Edition | Isabella

The Featured Employee: Summer Student Edition | Isabella

Isabella has interned at MBTW | WAI since the beginning of May. During her time here, she has been a big help to the WAI and Greenfield teams. Look out for this ambitious young professional as she will be designing the next generation of Toronto’s great developments! 1. Where and what do you study? I […]

Career Opportunity – Junior Landscape Contract Administrator

Career Opportunity – Junior Landscape Contract Administrator

We are currently looking for a Junior Landscape Contract Administrator to expand our Landscape Architecture team. Please review the following PDF for more on the position requirements: Job Description – Junior Landscape Contract Administrator Qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume and portfolio in confidence to: contact@mbtw.com or to The MBTW Group Inc. 255 Wicksteed Ave., […]

MBTW Shortlisted to Participate in the Hamilton Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition

MBTW Shortlisted to Participate in the Hamilton Pier 8 Promenade Park Design Competition

Our team is thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Hamilton Pier 8 Waterfront Design Competition! This is such a transformative project for Hamilton and the City! Read the official City of Hamilton Press Release here.

PRESS RELEASE – New Management Team Announced

PRESS RELEASE – New Management Team Announced

TORONTO (April 13, 2017) MBTW-WAI (The MBTW Group and W Architect Inc.), one of Canada’s leading multidisciplinary design studios, located in Leaside, Toronto, takes great pleasure in announcing the addition of three new partners to its leadership team. MBTW-WAI’s newest partners are Michael Hannay (Urban Planning, Urban Design and Architectural Design Guidance), Jon Joyce (Landscape […]

William Osler Health System Ski & Snowboard Day 2017

William Osler Health System Ski & Snowboard Day 2017

As co-chair organizers of the William Osler Health System Ski & Snowboard Day event, MBTW / WAI has once again been focused on promoting this wonderful event and aiding in generating financial support to benefit the new Peel Memorial Hospital as well as the Brampton Civic Hospital. The funding raised by this event helps support […]

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Ski & Snowboard Day

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Ski & Snowboard Day

As a returning member of the Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Ski &  Snowboard Day event organizing committee, MBTW / WAI has once again been focused on promoting and aiding in generating financial support for this wonderful organization.  The funding raised by this event all helps towards supporting individuals with spinal cord injuries and other physical […]