RON BERNASCH, Principal
OALA, CSLA, ASLA

Ron has over 25 years of experience as a landscape architect working with the private and public sector. His expertise in education, transportation and municipal projects has shaped landscapes throughout the GTA and southern Ontario.

Ron has a special interest in the promotion of natural play environments, and has  been sought as a consultant to various municipalities and schoolboards since 1988.  Since 2000, he has worked with the Toronto District School Board as a facilitator for the Playground Learning Environments Project, bringing enriching and educational environments and play spaces to over 80 school sites across the GTA. He has worked with municipalities to complete various projects from play spaces and tennis courts to large-scale park planning projects such as the revitalization of Rouge Beach Park in Toronto and the Western Gateway waterfront trail for the City of Pickering. Ron has also led JSW+ Associates to be continuously selected as a key consultant within multidisciplinary groups for major regional road and highway projects. He is approved as a key Landscape Architectural Specialist under the Ministry of Transportation Ontario's Registration, Appraisal and Qualification System.

Ron is dedicated to creating buildable landscapes with lasting value and brings an experienced eye for construction and a nuanced understanding of materials to both design strategies and contract administration.

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