Randy Sharp is committed to ecological based solutions for site development that blends landscape and architecture. In 1980, Randy Sharp established a practice in Vancouver that became Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture. His major achievements include the redevelopment of Granville Island (CMHC), Vancouver International Airport (YVR), the Capilano-Seymour Filtration Plant (Metro Vancouver), Broadway Tech Centre (QuadReal / Bentall Kennedy), and the headquarters of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC).
Randy recently retired from the firm to focus on research, writing and teaching, as well as consulting in ecological development, green building design and water management. Randy is a guest lecturer in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) at UBC, the City Program at SFU, and the Centre for Architectural Ecology at BCIT. Randy is also a Green Roof Professional (G.R.P.) and has designed over 100 green roofs, living walls and vertical landscapes for a wide range of building types.