Achim Jankowski graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Masters of Landscape Architecture in 1979. He became a member of MALA and CSLA in 1979. Work within the Federal Government began in 1982 as a Park Landscape Architect in Gros Morne National Park and concluded with 17 years in the Ontario Region as Head, Landscape Architecture and Program Manager of, before retiring in 2007.
Professional services have included a wide range of work for Parks Canada’s National Parks and Historic Sites. Of note is the Parks’ Visitor Centre in Tobermory, Ontario where Achim was the Project Landscape Architect. This facility demonstrated the importance of environmental fit, landscape aesthetic appeal, and operational success.
As part of a multi-disciplinary team from 1996 to 2003, for Veterans Affairs Canada, Achim was the Conservation Landscape Architect, for work at the WWI Canadian Battlefield Memorials of Vimy and Beaumont Hamel.
Achim’s many years of professional and administrative work within the public sector and comprehensive project works merited CSLA Fellowship in 2009.
From 2009 to 2017, Achim provided professional volunteer services in the community of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. As a Board Member and Facilities Chair for the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, work included building and accessibility upgrades, a Café, and horticultural advice. As landscape architect, multi-disciplinary team work for the Annapolis Royal Wharf Association in partnership with the County of Annapolis, included the planning, design and construction of the Annapolis River Causeway Park. Its grand opening was on August 7, 2017.