PARKed

PARKED_FLAT SM2

Using elements from the public realm, PARKed presents a vision for the front garden as a spatial and visible link to community. The installation is featured at Canada Blooms 2013 – March 16-24 Direct Energy Centre, Toronto. www.canadablooms.ca

Babylon Light

Babylon

I advised on the planting design for this light which is launching at IDS this coming weekend.

Bio

Victoria Taylor, a licensed landscape architect, launched VTLA / Victoria Taylor Landscape Architect in 2012 to pursue projects that expose landscape architecture as an artistic and cultural practice. Victoria completed her Masters in Environmental Studies and worked as a professional gardener and designer for over a decade before achieving her Master’s of Landscape Architecture at Read more…

Approach

Victoria Taylor Landscape Architect /VTLA designs spaces informed and inspired by context, ecology, community engagement and social and horticultural possibilities. The firm employs an open, creative and collaborative design process. As an editorial board member and contributor to GROUND: Landscape Architecture Quarterly, Taylor engages with the broader design community; exploring relevant issues, new construction materials Read more…

Services

Victoria Taylor Landscape Architect/VTLA provides complete design, construction detailing and contract administration services for private, public and commercial clients and well as community generated design and exhibition conceptualization, design and curation.  The firm provides professional drawing packages and liaison with the necessary city departments to secure all required permits for construction.

Press & Awards

Press Evergreen, March 26, 2012 Gladstone Grow Op 2013 in VOCA View on Canadian Art http://viewoncanadianart.com/2013/04/25/grow-op-meditations-on-landscape-at-the-gladstone-hotel-part-one/  http://viewoncanadianart.com/2013/04/26/grow-op-landscape-at-the-gladstone-part-two/ in Azzure .http://www.azuremagazine.com/article/on-this-weekend-grow-op-in-toronto/

Teaching

Winter 2013     Thesis advisor. John H. Daniels School of Architecture, Landscape + Design, University of Toronto.   2008-2012      Landscape critic. Waterloo School of Architecture. 3rd Year Undergraduate Studio. Instructor Andrew Levitt. Cambridge, ON