Tsugumi Kanno is an Associate and an intern landscape architect at Brook McIlroy. Tsugumi has nine years of experience in landscape architecture, but worked for many years at Brook McIlroy as an architectural and urban designer prior to joining the landscape architecture team. Tsugumi has been a key player on waterfront development projects such as Prince Arthur’s Landing in Thunder Bay, which has received twenty-one awards from organizations internationally. Tsugumi is particularly interested in low impact development and has worked on several stormwater management ponds, wet meadows, and swale design.
Tsugumi has extensive experience in detail design and coordinating contract documents for a wide variety of projects including municipal parks, institutional and development projects, streetscape design and low impact development. She is currently contributing to a number of redevelopment landscape design and significant waterfront public spaces, such as Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area which aims to provide a place for people to connect with nature while supporting wildlife migration and restoring native species. She holds a Master in Architecture from the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and a Master and Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture from Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan.