B r a d   J o h n s o n
Landscape Architect

Principal, Brad Johnson + Associates Limited
Landscape Architecture, Land Planning, Urban Design



Project Gallery

Chronological History of Projects

Project Planning Associates Limited:
(a multi-disciplinary, collaborative firm)
Landscape Architect: 1959 - 1966
Head of Landscape Architecture: 1964-66

Projects in which he was involved or played a primary role included St. Lawrence Seaway Parks, Expo '67, Ile Notre Dame, Kuwait waterfront, Toronto Islands Parks among others.

Johnson Sustronk Weinstein + Associates Limited
Principal: 1966 - 1982

Partial List of projects to follow:

Land Planning/ Community Planning:

Master Plan - Unionville, Ontario (4000 acres - Population 60,000) P
Client : Bramalea Limited

Master Plan: Bramalea Ontario- (8000 acres- Population-100,000) P*
Client: Bramalea Limited

Master Plan : Chubb Cay , Bahamas (Residential, marine resort) P
Client : Bramalea LImited

Master Plan: Kingston Township- long range community plan -3000 acres P
Client : Township of Kingston

Master Plan : South Fort Worth, Texas (2100 Acres-pop. 37,000) P
Client: N.B. Cook Corporation

Master Plan: Harbour City, (Toronto Island Community, Pop. 50,000) P
Client : Toronto Harbour Commissioners

Master Plan: Ardrossan , Alberta (New Community- 7,000 acres, pop. 60,000 P
Client : Nu-West Development Corporation Limited

Open Space/ Parks and Recreation

Master Plan: Recreation and Open Space System- New Town of Bramalea P*
Client: Township of Chinguacousy

Master Plan: Parks and Recreation Study -Town of Markham P
Client : Town of Markham

Master Plan: Parks and Recreation Study-Town of Simcoe P
Client : Town of Simcoe

Open Space Planning Study- North Pickering New Town P
Client : Province of Ontario

Master Plan: Forks of the Credit Provincial Park P
Client : Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Master Plan : Aquatic Park- Toronto Harbour -Leslie Street Spit P
Client: Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority, Metro Toronto Parks and
Toronto Harbour Commissioners

Master Plan and Site development- Metro Toronto Zoo , Scarborough ,Ontario P*
Client : Metro Toronto Parks and Metro Toronto Zoological Society

Master Plan: Calgary Zoo- Calgary , Alberta P
Client : City of Calgary Park

Master plan and Site development: Rundle Park, Edmonton , Alberta (300 acres) P*
Client: City of Edmonton Parks Department

Master Plan:,Lakeview Park and Harbour, Oshawa , Ontario P
Client : City of Oshawa

Master Plan and site Development: L'Amoureaux/Steeles District Park P*
Client : Borough of Scarborough Parks and Recreation Department

Master Plan Competition (Winner): Milliken District Park, Scarborough, Ont. P*
Client: Borough of Scarborough

Master Plan : 18 Hole Golf course- Bethany Resorts, Bethany , Ontario p
Client: Mr. Bert Riel

Master plan: Batchewana Bay Resorts- Golf Course and Marina
Client : S. Staples

Master plan: Majors Hill / Lady Grey Drive Area (central area of national capital) P
Client : National Capital Commission

Master Plan : Tunnel Mountain - National Park Camping area P
Client : Indian Affairs and Northern Development (now Parks Canada)

Master plan : Maligne Lake Visitors Center P
Client : Parks Canada

Master Plan : Centreville- Children's Amusement Village , Toronto Islands P*
Client : Beasley Amusement Novelty Company and Metro Toronto Parks

Streetscape and Parks design for numerous communities including Malvern n'hoods 1,7,9,12,Timberlea new Community, Milton Ontario, Sheridan Hills,
Bramalea n'hoods 7,8,9,10,11, Townsend New Town , cities of Belleville, Trenton, Mississauga, North Bay, Sarnia, Windsor among others. P*

Master Plan - Highway 406 Corridor-St. Catherines , Ontario- Concept and Master Plan for multiple recreational uses for a highway corridor
Client: Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communications P*

Master Plan: Landscape Master Plan for Lakehead University P
Client : Lakehead University

Master Plan: Erindale Park- Credit River Valley, including Interpretive centre,
and trails, natural and cultural history museum P
Client : City of Mississauga

Waterfront Projects ( partial list)

Master Plan : Toronto Waterfront-Etobicoke Sector (8kms) P
Client : Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority

Master Plan/Site Development: Humber Bay Park(created major new parkland) P*
Client: Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority

Master Plan: Col. Sam Smith Waterfront Project ( Community College plan and
waterfront park and marina) P*
Client : Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority and Moffat Kinoshita Archs.

Master Plan : Sarnia Waterfront (Parks, Marina and Downtown redevelopment P
Client : City of Sarnia

Master Plan and Development : Mitchell's Bay Marine Park- P*
Client : St. Clair Parkway Commission

Site Planning (partial list)

Site planning and design- Polymer Pavilion -Expo 67. P*

Site Planning and design - Sir Sandford Fleming College, Peterborough, Ont.
Client ; Ron Thom, Architect

Site Planning and design- Meteorological Branch Headquarters,Toronto,
Client : Boigon and Heinonen, Architects

Site Planning and design -Art Gallery of Ontario and Grange Court *
Client : Parkin Architects and the AGO

Site Planning and design -Royal Ontario Museum *
Client : Moffat Kinoshita Architects, and the ROM

Site Planning and design- Ottawa Locks Pedestrianization P*
Client: National Capital Commission and Parks Canada

Site Planning and design - Bank of Montreal Computer Center- Scarborough , Ont*
Client : Parkin Architects

Site Planning and design- IBM Headquarters, Markham, Ontario *
Client: IBM and NORR , Architects

Design Competition: National Gallery of Canada- part of winning team with
Parkin Architects
Site Planning and design- Sefton Park , Toronto *
Client : Jerome Markson Architect

Site Planning and design- Civic Garden Centre- Edward's Gardens , Toronto P*
Client: Metro Toronto Parks and Jerome Markson , Architect

Additional wide range of residential, commercial ,institutional and civic projects.

Downtown Revitalization, Streetscape and Urban Spaces
(see also section on site planning and design)

Downtown Revitalization-Master Plan : Town of Uxbridge
Client : Mayor's Committee on Downtown Revitalization P

Downtown and Streetscape Concept: Town of Midland
Client: Town of Midland P

Site Design - Rideau Centre, Ottawa. Hotel, commercial and convention center
complex-(major portion - a roof deck landscape)
Client: Viking Rideau Corporation and the National Capital Commission P*
Site design: Bell Trinity-Downtown Toronto office complex atrium, courts, streetscape
Client : Parkin Architects, Bell Canada *

Site Design-Downtown Calgary Office Complex (site development, atrium,park)
Client : Cadillac Fairview- Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden , Architects

Note: P indicates Principal; * indicates follow-through into working drawings, specifications and supervision of construction.

Brad Johnson + Associates Limited - 1984 - present

The following is a partial list of recent and current projects as principal of Brad Johnson + Associates Limited:

Metro Toronto Zoo- Mid term and Long term Overview Study P
Client: Metro Toronto Zoo

Master Plan: Dallas, Texas - 50 acres adjacent to the Central Business District.
Consultant to JSW for Preparation of master plan concept

Master Plan: Songhees Lands, City of Victoria Waterfront -Design of the waterfront lands for a major redevelopment project, which incorporated hotels, marinas, parks and civic spaces. (Note: This plan not the basis for present development)
Client: British Columbia Ministry of Lands and Housing and Lombard North

Site Design : Parliament Hill , Ottawa ,Ontario . Design Consultant for redevelopment of the site treatment from Wellington Street to the Parliament Buildings.
Client : JSW + Associates

Master Plan Study: Kingston Downtown Marina, Kingston , Ontario
Client : City of Kingston and Ministry of Tourism and Recreation P

Master Plan - Inner harbour, Kingston, Ontario- Preliminary concepts for long range development for housing , hotels, marina's, and parkland. P
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation Department

Concept Study for the re-creation of Fort Frontenac and associated educational, cultural and recreational facilities in Kingston, Ontario.
Client: Britton Smith, Q.C. and the City of Kingston P

Concept Study and Master Plan: Long range redevelopment of quarry lands for housing and marina, Pittsburgh Township.
Client: Frontenac Aggregates and Construction. P

Master plan: Loyalist Parkway- Prince Edward and Lennox + Addington Counties,
(Trenton to Kingston, Ontario)
Long range study for Parkway and tourism
Client - Loyalist Parkway Steering Committee- (co-consultant with MM Dillon)

Concept study: Leslie Street Spit Marina. Site plan concept for 1200 slip marina.
Client: JSW and Toronto Harbour Commissioners

Master Plan: City Park, Kingston, Ontario. Redesign of one of Canada's oldest city parks.
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation Department P

Concept Study: Market Square. Design of historic centre for the City of Kingston P
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation and the Market Square Committee.

Site Design: Magna International World Headquarters.
Client : Moffat Kinoshita Architects and Magna International

Site Design: Owls Head Golf Club , Eastern Townships of Québec P*
Client : Fred Korman Inc. and Thomas Blood Architect

Design Study: Sarnia Waterfront. This is a follow up of waterfront master planning
done while a principal of JSW in 1982.
Client : City of Sarnia P

Design : Sarnia Waterfront - Civic Showplace Phase One- Design Consultant for
the development of public waterfront facilities with NAK Design Group and
Ron Baird, Sculptor
Client : City of Sarnia P*

Master Plan and Design: Cenotaph and Gage Parks for the City of Brampton.
Historic downtown civic focus in adjacent to, and in conjunction with, the
new Brampton City Hall, with NAK Design Group.
Client: City of Brampton P*

Design Standards: Guideline Standards for open Space and Site Development for
the Township of Pittsburgh. With Nak Design Group.
Client : Township of Pittsburgh P

Master Plan: Etobicoke Waterfront. A study and design for the redevelopment
of the "Motel Strip" including provision for residential , commercial and public
open space uses . Co -principal of the study team with Philip Weinstein+Associates
Client: City of Etobicoke, with MNR,MOE, MTRCA, Metro Toronto Parks,
Ministry of Housing. P

Master Plan: Mile Square, Kingston Township, Ontario. Long range plan for
a new community. With Philip Weinstein + Associates Limited.
Client : The Mile Square Group.

Master Plan: Horse Park; a 400 acre international and Olympic equestrian complex.
Metropolitan Toronto & Region Conservation Authority Lands, Brampton Ontario.
Client: Horse Park Corporation P

Design: Parliament Hill - East Block Courtyard. Design of courtyard in
conjunction with renovation of the East Block building.
Client: Dorval & Fortin Architects with Barry Padolsky, Architect, and
Public Works Canada. P

Master Plan: Philosopher's Walk. Redesign of an historic open space on the
University of Toronto campus.Client : University of Toronto P*

Design: Site development, Mines and Minerals Research Centre, Sudbury, Ontario.
Design of all site works. Consultants- Nak Design Group.
Client: Public Works Canada; Stefura Nicholls Yallowega Architects P*

Master Plan: 27 hole golf course integral with planned residential development in
Uxbridge, Ontario. In association with Weinstein/Leeming Associates and Bruce
S. Evans limited, golf course contractors.
Client: Wycliffe Homes

Master Plan: An innovative concept for the Children's Zoo at the Metro Toronto Zoo.
In association with Sears and Russell Consultants.
Client: Metro Toronto Zoo P

Master Plan: West End Landfill Site, Windsor, Ontario. 175 acre site for public
open space and recreation. With WLH and M.M. Dillon & Associates. P*
Client: City of Windsor.

Master Plan: East riverside Landfill Site , Windsor Ontario. 65 acre site in
association with 25 acre storm water management facility.
With WLH Limited and Dillon
Client : City of Windsor P*

Master Plan: Design for community open space system, waterfront development
and downtown revitalization for the historic Loyalist Village of Bath, Ontario.
In association with E. H. Storey Limited, Inglis & Downey and A.D. Revill Limited.
Client : Village of Bath and Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation.

Master Plan : Long range master plan and urban development guidelines for the Speed
and Eramosa river valleys and adjacent urban areas in Guelph, Ontario.
In association with Weinstein / Leeming. Client: City of Guelph

Master Plan: Brockville Waterfront; a strategy for public use and access and guidelines
for effective urban re-development. In association with Weinstein/Leeming Associates
and Natale, Scott Browne, Architects
Client: City Of Brockville

Concept and Draft Plan : Merrickville, Ontario. Residential neighbourhood adjacent to
the Rideau River which protects 50% of the site.
Client : Judy Clarke P

Master plan: Durham College. Long Range Development Strategy for the expansion
to 20,000 students . Co-Consultant with Philip Weinstein.
Client : Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario P

Design of Charles C. Clark Civic Square for the City of Windsor. Principal designer
in collaboration with the Planning Partnership,MM Dillon & Randi Glos Architect.
1999-2000 Client : City Of Windsor P

Concept and Master Plan: Whitehouse Point, New York Principal author of concept for
700 acre community on New York power Authority Seaway surplus lands. Includes 27
hole golf course, 2 marinas and five residential comunity groups.
With Cruickshank enterprises. P

Master Plan and site design: Grass Creek Park , City of Kingston . Included restoration
of the shoreline from a failed enginered seawall to a bioengineered natural shore.
With Hall Coastal Engineering.
1997-99 Client : City of Kingston

Design of Kingston's Historic Market Square incorporating multi purpose facilties
including skating in the rehabilitation of this historic City centre. Co-consultant with
Inglis & Downey Architects Inc.
Client: City of Kingston and Market Square Community
Task Force. (in progress 2000-2001)

Master Plan: Le Moine Point Conservation Area. Long range strategy for rehabilitation,
land aquisitions, and management. of a key urban open space in the City of Kingston.
With Earthling Communications.
1998-2000 Client : Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority

Concept and Master Plan Riverfront Park, Morrisburg Ontario. Concept recalls historic pre Seaway elements of the community.

1999-2000 Client : Morrisburg Lions Club

Design of 350 metres of the Windsor waterfront incorporating the Charles Hatch Wildflower gardens in a land sculpture layering of natural and cultural elements.
2000-2001 Client: City of Windsor.

Concept and Master Plan; O'Neill Farm St. Andrews By the Sea, New Brunswick.
Residential enclave on Passamaquoddy Bay.
1999-2000 Clients: Meighen / Welstead

Brad Johnson + Associates Limited
Tel: 905.797.2725