Mr. David R. Brown graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.L.A. in 1990. He was an associate member of the OALA, prior to moving west to Edmonton and becoming a full member of the AALA and CSLA in 1992. Since 1992, David has served on the AALA Executive Board as Director, Vice- President, President, Past President, and has been involved in many Committee’s including the AALA Registration Committee; Chairman of the Northern Alberta Institute for Technology Advisory Committee; Olds College TAC; the City of Edmonton – Infrastructure Technical Advisory Committee; the Urban Development Institute; Canada Green Building Council; Edmonton Design Committee; and in past CSLA Congress gatherings in Edmonton, including Co-Chair of Congress 2010.
David commenced his career in Toronto working for Marshall Macklin Monaghan. In 1992, he moved to Edmonton and joined Kipen Gibbs Landscape Architects as a project landscape architect. In 1996, he became partner of the firm - EIDOS Consultants Incorporated. In 2016, David moved his practice and staff to McElhanney Consulting Sevices Ltd., where he is currently the Landscape Architecture, Division Manager in Edmonton.
During his close to thirty years in practice, David has published several papers and has received numerous awards for his work.
David advocates a whole system planning and design approach into all of his projects. His project experiences are multidisciplinary, including urban planning and design; recreation, open space and tourism; environmental planning; institutional; industrial; commercial and low impact development/ LEEDTM based building projects.