George Stockton

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Executed Works of Landscape Architecture

George Stockton graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 1968. He is also a member of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Ontario Society of Landscape Architects, and the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership’s Outdoor Committee, and was an Instructor at U of T’s, BLA program from 1991 to 1998. 

Since 1969, George has worked with Moriyama & Teshima (M&T), becoming President of Moriyama & Teshima Planners in 2003. Significant landscaping projects include: university and corporate campuses; one of the largest technical green roofs in Canada for the War Museum in Ottawa; and – in the Middle East – the landscape architecture and environmental master planning for the new 340Ha University of Kuwait; the 83-acre King Abdul al Aziz Historical Centre; and the National Museum of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. 

George has directed numerous ground-breaking environmental master plans including: the “Meewasin Valley 100 Year Master Plan”, the “Niagara Parks 100 Year Vision, 20 Year Plan and George Stockton Five Year Action Plan”, and the Ramsey Lake Community Improvement Plan; and is currently leading the environmental Master Planning for The Holy Cities of Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Over the past ten years, George has led the visionary master plan and implementa- tion for the Restoration and Bioremediation of a 120km stretch of the Wadi Hanifah in Riyadh, literally bringing a significant river ‘back from the dead’. All of these environmental master plans have earned international recognition, significant awards, and – in the case of the work on the Wadi – commendation by the United Nations. 

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