Mr. Peter Fletcher Smith graduated from the University of Manitoba with a BES in 1971 and a MLA in 1980. He was accepted as a member of OALA and CSLA in 1982, and joined DTAH in 1985. He has been a Partner in the firm since 2000.
Peter has been involved in virtually all of the firm’s work in the National Capital including the award winning Parliamentary Precinct Long Range Plan, Capital Commemoration, the Parliament Hill Landscape Rehabilitation Study and the Judicial Precinct Landscape Plan. Projects led by Peter include the implementation of Confederation Boulevard (4 phases), the planning and site design for the Queen Elizabeth statue on Parliament Hill, and the preparation of the recent Design, Maintenance and Management Guideline for Confederation Boulevard.
In addition, Peter is involved in the planning and execution of major commemorations in the National Capital. He prepared design guidelines for the Peacekeeping Monument, Canadian Firefighters Monument and the Canadian Navy Monument, and has served as professional advisor and jury member for national competitions. He is currently a member of the competition jury for the upcoming Tribute to Liberty, a new commemoration near Parliament Hill.
In Toronto, Peter has recently completed a heritage interpretation plan for Coronation Park on Toronto’s waterfront, and is currently principal-in-charge for the landscape restoration and rehabilitation plan for Fort York’s Garrison Common. Other work includes leading DTAH’s contribution to the Finch West LRT project.
Peter is a Reviewer in the OALA Professional Development Program. He is also active in his community and is currently chairing the Vermont Square Park Renewal Committee.