John Buchko, Principal

John is a registered professional Landscape Architect with the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, a registered Community Planner with the Canadian Institute of Planners, and a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control. With over 20 years of experience in the construction and consulting industry, John maintains professional registration and active project work in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. He has managed numerous urban and rural development projects for clients across western Canada.

John has recently completed a Doctorate in Interdisciplinary Design, with a research focus on incorporating natural areas in western Canadian cities. He has extensive experience in public consultation, urban planning, landscape architecture, environmental reclamation, stormwater management planning, erosion and sediment control, and project and construction management. He is an avid outdoors- man, and can personally attest to how routine contact with the natural environment is a key part of personal well-being. Through his consulting career, he has partnered with numerous practitioners and firms with experience unique to each and every project undertaken by the EDS team.