Emerging Professional Award

The Emerging Professional Award demonstrates the CSLA’s commitment towards landscape architects in the early stages of their careers.

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Katerine Beaudry_DSC_0159_NB.jpgKaterine Beaudry (2018)

After a brief career as a cultural and corporate event producer, Katerine Beaudry went on to become a landscape architect (Université de Montréal) and an interior designer (Collège Lasalle). In 2012, with a passion for design and driven by her inclusive vision of landscaping, she founded Ni conception, an agency specialized in landscape architecture and interior design. The firm’s holistic approach sets it apart as it focuses on the synergy among professional designers to create universes that complete and balance each other. The sharing of common goals and values ensures broad consistency between different projects, both in terms of landscape and architecture. It produces a dialogue, an alliance in favour of both site and project. The firm has clearly distinguished itself in 2013 with its winning proposal (Débâcle) in the Plage de l’Est (Montreal) competition, developed in close collaboration with the Ruccolo + Faubert architectes Inc. firm (architecture component of the project). Katerine is currently acting as project manager and designer on institutional projects. She devotes her free time to her 2-year-old son. 

Natalie Goulet-Sorenson (2017)

DSC_7587-copy.jpgNatalie Goulet-Sorenson, BLA, AALA, CSLA, is a landscape architect with over 8 years of professional experience. Her education started at the Northern Alberta Institute of technology in Edmonton, Alberta, where she completed a diploma in landscape architectural technology. She continued her studies at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho where she obtained her degree in landscape architecture. Upon graduation, Natalie returned back to Edmonton, where she began working at Stantec Consulting. At Stantec, she’s had the opportunity to collaborate on a variety of diverse design and construction projects with the large multidisciplinary team in the office. Her project experience varies from high level master planning to the implementation of regional and neighbourhood parks, constructed wetlands, recreational trail networks, passive and creative play spaces, and open space rehabilitation- among other projects. Currently, Natalie is the President of the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects and sits on the steering committee for the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards. She is an advocate for the profession and enjoys working with her colleagues to support landscape architecture. Outside of the office, Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband and two small children traveling, camping, canoeing and biking on the beautiful trails throughout the City of Edmonton.

2015 - Sarah Lacombe

Sarah Lacombe

2014 - Mike Teed

Mike Teed and Carol Craig  (Photo: J. Landry)

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