ABOUT US

Murdoch de Greeff Inc. Landscape Architects is a boutique consulting firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. We provide a full suite of design services to the public sector and to private landowners in the fields of Site Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design. Foundation to the firm's design approach is investigating and managing community expectations and site opportunities and constraints - critical starting points in developing well-adapted and sustainable solutions. Whether working at heavily modified urban sites or more naturalized sites, Murdoch de Greeff strives to create engaging and beautiful landscapes that fit context, and that enhance or restore natural systems in the long term.

SCOTT MURDOCH

Registered Landscape Architect, R.P. Bio. (Principal – MDI)

scott@mdidesign.ca

Scott is a professional biologist and landscape architect with over 20 years of environmental and urban design experience. His cross disciplinary background and work experience enables him to work and communicate constructively with professionals in other disciplines. He has worked on and coordinated numerous multidisciplinary projects including stream restorations, rainwater and watershed management plans, park planning and design projects, municipal infrastructure projects and private development projects. Scott is a hands-on and collaborative project manager with the firm and speaks regularly at public engagements.

MELISSA LIM

Registered Landscape Architect

melissa@mdidesign.ca

Melissa is a Registered Landscape Architect with twelve years of project experience and has been with Murdoch de Greeff Inc. since 2007. Melissa’s educational background is Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Architectural Technology. Her experience working on a wide range of projects in a multidisciplinary environment allows her to communicate effectively at all stages of project development, and she brings her strong technical skills and horticultural knowledge to the design process.

JONNDAVIS

BLA (Hons), BCSLA Intern

jonny@mdidesign.ca

Jonny is currently working towards becoming a registered landscape architect. He has six years post graduate experience in the field of landscape architecture and considerable practical experience in landscape construction from his home of origin - Aotearoa, New Zealand. Jonny has been an integral member of the MDI team since 2016. He consistently contributes his graphic illustration and design skills, and strong technical knowledge to deliver timely, robust solutions at all levels.  Jonny is passionate about creating quality environments that encourage social interaction, increase accessibility to nature and promote the conservation of our planets' landscape systems.

TAMARA BONNEMAISON

Registered Landscape Architect

tamara@mdidesign.ca

Tamara is passionate about creating spaces that engage people with their community and with the natural world. To explore these interests, Tamara obtained a Masters of Landscape Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from UBC, as well as a Restoration of Natural Systems Diploma from UVic. She has a decade of experience in leading ecological restoration projects, specializing in grassland restoration and community-led initiatives. At MDI, Tamara uses her communication, hand drawing and technical skills to generate beautiful, practical and sustainable landscape designs.

LEIGH CAMPBELL

RRP, MCIP, BCSLA Intern

leigh@mdidesign.ca

Leigh is a Registered Professional Planner and holds a Maters in Landscape Architecture and a B.Sc. in Physical Geography. She has over 10 years of combined public and private sector parks planning experience and has worked on trail feasibility plans, design guidelines, public consultation, and park management plans at a variety of scales and contexts. She is passionate about connecting people with the natural environment through parks, open spaces and trail systems and believes that well designed and executed engagement programs are one of the key ingredients for project success.

MARK VANDENDUNGEN

Mark is a landscape architect intern with a keen interest in how communities, while being faced with cultural and ecological challenges, are attempting to remake themselves in the 21st century. During his time completing his Masters in Landscape Architecture from UBC, he pursued experiences overseas including MLA studies on rural revitalization in Denmark, and working professionally in both Germany and the Netherlands on urban renewal projects. With an enthusiasm for high level design and contextual solutions, he hopes to continue working across disciplines to engage in meaningful collaborative dialogue on regenerative landscapes.

EMILY BOULTON

Emily is a landscape designer with a degree in Visual Art from Emily Carr University. Her perspectives about landscape architecture encompass an aesthetic and phenomenological view, its role in culture production and ecological conservation. During her semester abroad, she lived in Japan and spent time in various regions in the Netherlands, influencing her perception of landscape design. She explores hand drawing, materiality and emergent 3D technology, in the context of post-modern design approaches and environmental solutions.

KAI MING REN

Kai gradated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture. He gained practical experience while working for a design build firm and has thee years of experience as a landscape intern. Kai has helped with the production of application and construction documents for subdivision, sport fields, school, trail system, and park designs and was involved in construction administration. He hopes to continue his passion of producing places for people to engagement with the natural world.

VICKI HARRIS


vicki@mdidesign.ca

We are delighted to have recently added Vicki to our MDI office team - Vicki has 30 years' experience in customer service and administration.  She brings an unyieldingly positive attitude and dedication to providing reliable and efficient administrative support.  Vicki surpasses expectations by being methodical, thorough, detail-oriented and committed to positive outcomes.

 

AWARD

WINNING

DESIGN

​​2013 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: GREEN BUILDING

​​RAI​C/Architecture Canada in partnership with the CaBGC

​​2011 ECOSTAR AWARD: INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

Capital Regional District (CRD)

2013 ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT: MITIGATION

Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA)

2011 BC GREEN GAMES

Science World British Columbia

2018 GREEN AWARD & 2018 AWARD OF MERIT

Vancouver Island Real Estate Board: Commercial Building Awards

2018 BUSINESS AWARD

Saanich Environmental Awards

2019 GARDENS BC AWARD

Garden of the Year - Hotel Category