Luke Kairys

Associate, Landscape Architect

Luke Kairys

Associate, Landscape Architect

BSc, OALA, CSLA

T 416-593-6499
lkairys@svn-ap.com

Luke is a design- and detail-oriented Landscape Architect with over 10 years of experience managing projects, design staff and the many aspects of a multi-disciplinary firm. He is eager to provide high-quality design and implementable legacy projects in the public realm by leveraging his knowledge and drive to maximize his team's positive contributions to every project. Luke continues to mentor and foster design professionals to improve their leadership skills.

Luke's leadership on conceptual design, design development, quality assurance and control, sustainability criteria, construction review and the day-to-day project coordination of complex projects reinforces his active engagement in evolving industry standards and innovative technologies. Exemplary Toronto projects include the MacDonald Block Renovation, Humber River Hospital, Humber College and MaRS Discovery Phase II as well as the recently completed Ryerson University Public Realm. From a project approvals and construction perspective, he is particularly adept at fostering strong working relationships between disciplines, stakeholders, and municipalities. Luke leverages design opportunities and creative solutions to their full potential on every project.

A graduate of Cornell University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, Luke subsequently became a LEED-accredited professional and registered landscape architect in Ontario.