Mark Holland, B.L.A,Sc., MCIPThe Holland Barrs Planning Group Inc.
...Mark Holland, B.L.A,Sc., MCIP
is a LEED certified professional and registered member of the Canadian Institute of Planners
.He holds professional degrees in both Landscape Architecture and Community and Regional Planning, and is a principal with the Holland Barrs Planning Group Inc. a highly innovative planning firm based in Vancouver, B.C.Mark
has worked on a wide range of projects, including site planning, development approvals, Eco-industrial Networking, design charrettes, community energy planning, water and waste management strategy systems, organizational development, CPTED and public participation.His
current work focuses largely on integrating sustainability objectives into developments as a sustainability consultant for development and design teams.He is also commencing work with the City of Vancouver on a contract as their first "sustainability manager".Prior to private practice, he served as a city planner with the City of Vancouver, both as a rezoning planner and as the sustainable development planner and project coordinator for the Southeast False Creek model sustainable urban development project.Mark serves on the Board of Directors of the Ecodesign Resource Society and is a Director and founding member of the Community Energy Association.He has taught at both SFU and UBC, has lectured on a wide range of issues and has been a guest speaker at regional and national conferences, and workshops including RCBC, UBCM, FCM, UDI, BC Hydro, USGBC and GMHC.