A selection of projects performed for non government clients.





Shoppers Drug Marts - Winnipeg

Main & Red River Boulevard...

Pembina & Dalhousie...

As part of a major rebuild of retail locations SDM rebuilt a number of Winnipeg locations. We were involved in developing the landscape solutions for two of these locations. (Heather Sarna Assoc.)

Home Run Sports

The construction of a new retail location at Bishop Grandin and De la Seigneurie Boulevard was impacted by adjacent single family residences, and a high speed roadway. The Landscape involved dealing with buffering and parking lot issues. (Heather Sarna Assoc.)

Diamond Gallery

An infill retail strip mall in an established neighborhood which borders on a retail strip and single family residential. The landscape addressed buffering, presence, and a higher end retail concept. (Heather Sarna Assoc.)


 St. Annes Rd PCH

A personal Care Home located on the banks of the Seign river. The landscape included a semi-enclosed (and controlled) courtyard as well as dealt with issues of being on a controlled riverbank. (MMP Architects)


 Irene Baron Eden Center

A supportive housing infil development adjacent to an existing personal care home and single family residences. The project involved a number of issues common to infil developments including buffering adjacent uses. (MMP Architects)

RiverWood Housing

The housing encompasses two connected buildings - one housing an assisted living center, the other for independent living. Done in conjunction with Ken Rech Landscape Architects Inc. (Nejmark Architects)


Glendale Court

A six story infill apartment building for seniors housing (MMP Architects)

 Daycare & School


 Learn & Grow Daycare

 The development of an alternative concept outdoor space for a day care. The design involved a tunnel, a 'storytime' place fashioned after a sundial /clock, and a 'wild' place.  

 Gerta Brown Day Care

We developed concepts for the redevelopment of a playspace operated by an inner city daycare. The project is currently seeking funding.

 Park Lasalle School

An entry garden, vegitable garden, social space developed for the parent group of a suburban school.

  Warehouse / Distribution


 CPC Letter Carrier Depots

Spruce Grove, Alberta...

Wilkes Ave, Winnipeg...

The Canada Post Letter Carrier Depots are local distribution centers which must accomodate a strict circulation pattern. In addition the buildings take careful note of life cycle costs and maintenance issues. They are designed to LEED Silver standards (Nejmark Architects)

 Manufacturing / Industrial


 Gerdau Ameristeel - MRM Selkirk

Manitoba Rolling Mills is a major employer in Selkirk Manitoba and also occupies a prominent location on the main road into town. Our project was to convert a gravel (slag) staging area adacent to the highway to a green space.

 Mac-Don Industries

Design of a buffer to better 'fit' a parking/short term staging area into a planned industrial park. The design involved implimenting design standards and zoning requirements on a narrow strip of land to buffer light industrial uses.

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