Integrating social, cultural and ecological values into design

Firm Profile

Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc. embraces the concept that ecological, natural resource based planning and design forms the very basis for our sustained survival in our rapidly changing natural, rural and urban environments. 

Our long history of assisting clients with a great variety of open space planning and design problems has made for an extensive list of creative, award winning projects. The principal’s previous involvement with the landscape construction industry keeps solution to project problems at realistic, implementable levels. 

Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc. is uniquely qualified to work with other professional disciplines and to formulate concrete landscape plans based on engineering, environmental, urban design and cultural insights and information. Organizations and people we typically work with are:

  • Cities, Municipalities, Townships
  • Engineering Firms
  • Development Companies
  • Architectural Firms
  • School Boards, Colleges and Universities
  • Hotels and Resorts
  • Planning Firms
  • Government Agencies

Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc. has been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to design landscape solutions for Ontario's highways. This is coordinated through civil, highway engineering companies and environmental consultants.

Awards

The following list demonstrates our firms flexibility and excellence in the work force:

  • 2013 Ontario Green Council Award of Excellence – Simcoe County Head Office
  • 2008 Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence – Johnson Residence
  • 2005 Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence – Roundhouse Park
  • 2002 Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence – Tonna Residence
  • 2001 Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence – Wallwin Electric
  • 2001 City of Barrie Urban Design Award of Excellence – Heritage Park Fountain
  • 2001 City of Barrie Urban Design Award Honourable Mention – Stephen Park
  • 1990 Ontario Association of Landscape Architects – Merit Award – Sheile Residence
  • 1985 Mississauga Urban Design Award – Mississauga Transit Terminal
  • 1981 Ontario Association of Landscape Architects – Citation Award – Elgin Mills Cemetery Design
  • 1981 Mississauga Urban Design Award – Dutch Reform Church
  • 1981 Mississauga Urban Design Award – Catholic Education Centre

Services Offered

  • Site Inventory and Assessment
  • Stormwater Facility Rehabilitation, Site Restoration Strategies
  • Landscape Design for Site Plan Approvals
  • Landscape Planning and Design for Subdivisions and New Communities
  • Downtown and Waterfront Revitalization Strategies
  • Open Space, Community, Neighbourhood Park and Trail System Design
  • Residential Garden and Estate Landscape Design

Our Team

Stefan Bolliger, BLA, MLA Principal L.A. & Owner

Stefan is a Landscape Architect and the founder of Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc., with over 40 years of experience. Stefan has obtained a Maturite Commericale from Ecole Superieure de Commerce (Switzerland), a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from the University of Toronto, and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University.

As a full member of both the OALA and CSLA, Stefan is actively involved and well known in the professional field of Landscape Architecture. He has won numerous awards both individually and through the work at his firm. Stefan’s experience both in private practice and as an adjunct-professor has resulted in a diverse range of skills, proving to be a valuable asset in the field of Landscape Architecture.

Sally Miedema, BLA Landscape Designer

Sally is a Landscape Designer at Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc. and has been a team member since 2014.

She graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (2014), and upon graduation entered the work force. While studying at Guelph, Sally spent a semester abroad in New Zealand where she furthered her skills and education.

Sally utilizes her creativity throughout the firm’s activities, and has been involved in a variety of projects ranging from site master planning, highway construction inspection, and design illustrations.

Jessica Brommer, BSc, MLA Landscape Designer

Jessica is a Landscape Designer at Stefan Bolliger Associates Inc., and has been a team member since 2015.

Graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography (2011), Jessica then proceeded to obtain her Masters degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph in 2015. Jessica received the ASLA Student Merit Award in 2015, which recognizes excellence in the study of landscape architecture and skills related to the art and technology of landscape architecture.

Jessica has experience working in both private and public sectors, holding a variety of positions including urban forestry assistant (City of Barrie), graduate teaching assistant (University of Guelph), landscape architecture assistant (City of Hamilton), and geomorphic systems technician (Aquafor Beech Ltd). This diverse experience has allowed her to attain the theoretical and practical skills required to work in the field of landscape architecture, and have proven to be of great asset to the firm.

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