Cary C. Vollick

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Executed Works of Landscape Architecture and Direct Service to the Society

Mr. Cary C. Vollick received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Toronto in 1977 and became a member of APALA and CSLA in 1978. He has served APALA as Secretary-Treasurer and twice as President in 1982-83 and 1995-97. He has represented APALA on the CSLA Board of Governors and was the organizing co-chair of two CSLA Congresses in 1979 and 1987. Cary has advocated the enactment of provincial legislation and amendments to municipal by-laws and has served on numerous municipal, provincial and national committees and boards. For his unequaled efforts and successes in winning recognition for landscape architects, he has received the CSLA Service Award in 1995.

Since 1984, Cary has been Senior Landscape Architect with Reinhart L. Petersmann Landscape Architects Ltd., the oldest landscape architectural firm in Atlantic Canada. His projects include downtown and waterfront improvements in Halifax, Sydney, Saint John, Fredericton and St. John’s. He has done master planning and site design for seven hospitals including the new Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He designed the Grandville Mall plaza in Halifax for the 1995 G-7 Conference and has recently completed the Nova Scotia Visitor Welcome Centre complex on the Trans Canada Highway at the provincial boundary. It is estimated that he has designed the site layout and grading plans for well over $1 billion of capital construction projects.

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