Isabelle Giasson

MBA - LEED® AP - AAPC Fellow, Member of AAPQ OALA AAPC ASLAigiasson@evoqarchitecture.com514 393-9490

The recipient of fifteen awards of excellence for landscape architecture and urban design projects, Isabelle Giasson has repeatedly demonstrated her ability to analyze and synthesize large multidisciplinary projects. With a firm understanding of the project vision, Isabelle develops an action plan setting out a strategic direction and establishing priorities to ensure a smooth-running project.

Be it heritage conservation, urban revitalization in the public domain or the implementation of strategies for master plans, she approaches everything she undertakes with vigour. As president of the Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec (AAPQ) since 2015, she has been a tireless proponent for her profession and an advocate for her peers. In 2020, Isabelle was inducted into the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects’ (CSLA) College of Fellows for her achievements in a remarkable two categories, namely for her executed works of landscape architecture and for her direct service to the Society.

Recent Selected Projects

  • La Vague (The Wave), Montreal
  • Drafting of planting and green infrastructure standards for EXO.
  • Special urban planning program for the Faubourgs in the Ville-Marie borough, support for civiliti.
  • Discovery stops for the Parc des Iles de Boucherville, Sépaq.
  • Redevelopment of Leacock Street into a shared street, McGill University
  • La Courtepointe (The Quilt) – Promenade Fleury, Montreal.
  • Videos of eight pioneering landscape architects in Quebec and Ontario.

Competitions

  • 2021 – Award of Excellence (Communication Category) from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) for the eight part documentary film series “Memoirs of Pioneering Landscape Architects of Quebec and Ontario
  • 2020 – Terrain 066, Montreal.
  • 2019 – WINNER. Landscaping stops for the Coaticook MRC
  • 2018 – WINNER with TUX and Para-Sol for Discovery stops for the Parc des Iles de Boucherville, Sépaq.
  • 2018 – FINALIST. Place des Montréalaises avec civiliti et Para-Sol, City of Montreal.
  • 2018 – FINALIST. Simon-Valois meeting zone with Para-Sol, City of Montreal.
  • 2017 – FINALIST. Parvis de Biencourt with Para-Sol, City of Montreal.
  • 2016 – WINNER. La Courtepointe (The Quilt), Promenade Fleury, Montreal.

Videos of eight pioneering landscape architects in Quebec and Ontario

This video documentary series produced by Isabelle Giasson, Fanie St-Michel, and Steven Turcotte presents eight of Canada’s pioneers of landscape architecture, as they recount their personal histories.

La Vague (The Wave), Montreal

photo: Alexandre Guilbeault

La Courtepointe (The Quilt) –Promenade Fleury, Montreal

Redevelopment of Leacock Street into a shared street, McGill University



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