With offices in Toronto, Canada and Beijing, China, EDA Collaborative Inc. offers clients a unique mix of talented professional staff and associates to take on a variety of planning and design challenges. The planners, designers and managers at EDA’s award-winning consulting practice are dedicated to finding original solutions that bring together built and natural surroundings to create functional and special places
Patrick, a co-founder of EDA, has over forty years of experience in planning and design of national and international landmark urban and recreational parks, civic squares, cultural and tourism facilities and the recipient of over thirty national and international planning and design awards. He takes pride in working closely with our clients to develop the most appropriate design solutions that meet their needs and in encouraging our team members to exceed our clients’ expectation.
Annette is a Senior Associate and Designer who has been with the firm for over 20 years. She has participated on a wide variety of project types from large scale urban designs for new communities to streetscapes, parks and recreational facilities with particular emphasis on children’s creative play.
She is a talented designer who creates exciting graphic presentations for projects as well as an in-depth understanding of budget considerations and implementation requirements. Annette has participated in the design of numerous award-winning urban precincts across Canada and internationally. Her clients respect her design experience as well as her ability to ensure successful implementation.
Nazanin is an Urban Designer/Landscape Architect Intern at EDA with over 6 years of experience, working on a variety of Canadian and international projects for public and private sectors. She has professional experience in master planning, parks and open space design, waterfront, public realm and streetscape projects. Her great passion for people and places along with her strong technical skills, brings valuable insight to the EDA team
Shi Ning is a Project Designer at EDA with over 8 years of Canadian and international consulting experience. Shi has an architectural as well as a landscape architectural background that combines to provide clients with valuable insights.
She brings experience in a wide variety of projects at the master plan and detailed design level including: culture and tourism, waterfront and open spaces, regional park design, community planning and urban regeneration, streetscape design and architectural design of commercial, cultural/civic, residential projects. Her enthusiasm and dedication to her work brings an added dimension that helps create the “spark” in the design process.
Weiming Shi is a junior designer graduated from the University of Toronto. She has professional knowledge in both landscape architecture and urban design. She is passionate about creating public spaces to enhance the living environment in cities. Weiming brings strong graphic capability and creative thinking to the EDA team. Meanwhile, she joins various design competitions to challenge herself and maintain innovation.