PFS Studio

PFS Studio

PFS Studio is a leading Canadian planning, urban design and landscape architecture firm offering consulting services nationally and internationally on a wide range of projects for both the public and private sectors. The firm has been in practice for over thirty years (formerly as Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg) and produces its award-winning work from its Vancouver studio and through a strategically allied joint enterprise in China. PFS Studio has led or been centrally involved in many large scale planning and design projects throughout Canada, the US, China and other international locations abroad. Because of its strong commitment to the Pacific Rim and, in particular, its long standing presence in China, PFS Studio works out of three allied offices in China – Shanghai, Guangzhou and Ningbo.

The firm has received major recognition through numerous planning, urban design, heritage and landscape architecture awards over the years. These awards confirm the company’s commitment to innovation, technical advancement and cost effective design solutions as well as a keen ability to create memorable and engaging public spaces. PFS Studio is well known for both planning and built works and the firm’s extensive portfolio of work demonstrates its success in completing projects that have faced a high degree of complexity in both process and approvals.

PFS Studio is led by five Directors, diverse in their own specialties, yet complementary as an effective leadership team. They are strongly supported by a number of highly experienced associates who help structure and guide the various project teams. PFS Studio’s principals and associates work with an exceptional staff of design and planning professionals, and collectively provide creative solutions to the widest range of projects. The PFS Studio team is committed to providing unparalleled service to its clients. Embodied in this service is design excellence, clear communication, technical expertise and recognizable value.

Company information

1777 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J1K7, Canada
+1 (604) 736 5168

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Projects


Baif Don Head

Baif Don Head in Richmond Hill by Baif Developments and Hariri Pontarini Arch
Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, Richmond Hill | Baif Developments
Baif Don Head in Richmond Hill by Baif Developments and Hariri Pontarini Architects A new mixed-use high-rise complex is, thus, proposed by Baif Development for its Don Head Lands. Located south ... go to project

Bridgepoint Hospital

The new Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto by Diamond + Schmitt Architects
The New Bridgepoint Hospital Bridgepoint Health is becoming Canada's leader in complex care and complex rehabilitation. It is the largest health care facility of its kind in Canada and the only ... go to project

Canoe Landing Park

Canoe Landing Park in Toronto by Concord Adex with PFV, Douglas Coupland
Fort York Boulevard and Dan Leckie Way, Toronto | Concord Adex
Canoe Landing Park Toronto developed by Concord Adex as part of their City Place residential development. The park was designed by landscape architects Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg in partnership ... go to project

George Brown College Waterfront Campus

George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Toronto, design by KPMB Architects
51 Dockside Dr, Toronto | George Brown College
Imagine coming to class every day in one of the city’s most architecturally striking spaces, with labs and classrooms overlooking the Toronto harbour. And envision a learning environment focused ... go to project

Grange Park

Revitalized Grange Park, Toronto, Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg
Grange Park, Toronto |
Vision for Grange Park: “To undertake a restoration and revitalization plan that will make Grange Park green, strikingly beautiful, resilient, sustainable and accessible. To create a park that is ... go to project

Living Shangri-La Toronto

Living Shangri-La Toronto hotel and condos by Westbank and Hariri Pontarini
180 University Ave, Toronto | Westbank Corp
Ask yourself - what is paradise? A construct of the mind, the spirit or the land? Is paradise a place, or a state of grace? These are the questions traced while examining the complex orchestration ... go to project

Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands

Pan Am Village area in the West Don Lands, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto
DundeeKilmer Developments has signed a fixed-price contract to design, build and finance the development that will be used as the Athletes’ Village during the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American ... go to project

Sherbourne Common, Canada's Sugar Beach, and the Water's Edge Promenade

Sherbourne Common park by Waterfront Toronto, Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg
Queens Quay East & Sherbourne St, Toronto | Waterfront Toronto
Life in East Bayfront will be defined by the lake and the parks and public spaces surrounding it. Two signature parks, Sherbourne Common and Canada’s Sugar Beach, and a kilometre-long continuous ... go to project

Underpass Park

Underpass Park by Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg and The Planning Partnership
168 Eastern Av, Toronto | Waterfront Toronto
Underpass Park will be the most extensive park to ever be built under an overpass in Canada, and the first ever in Toronto. Located under and around the Eastern Avenue, Richmond and Adelaide ... go to project