Martin is recognized for his versatility in working across a range of design scales, from the intimate private terrace, to the community masterplan. Since the firm’s inception in 1984 Martin has built one of the industry’s sharpest reputations for his synthesis of design philosophy, material-savvy and formidable attention to detail. With a focus on responsible landscape design and development, Martin has left his mark across southern Ontario and eastern Canada.
As the founding principal, Martin has forged MWLA into an award-winning Landscape Architectural firm over the past 30 years. Whether directing projects of 50 square meters or 50 hectares, Martin’s eye for composition is constantly balanced with real world performance. The firm has an ever expanding portfolio of celebrated projects customized to the smallest detail.
“It is not a formulaic approach. We need to know how to achieve
a design that the client will sense as their own.”
– Martin Wade BLA, OALA, CSLA
Wm Jeffrey Cock
Jeffrey graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Landscape Architecture and has since gained a wealth of experience working in the private sector. While working with a multi-disciplinary firm, Jeffrey was a key member of their landscape architectural design and project management team, working on large scale hospitality and resort community planning projects around the globe. Prior to his international experience Jeffrey was involved in numerous residential condominium and public space redevelopment projects throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Presently, Jeffrey is involved in overseeing the design and project management of a wide range of landscape architectural projects at MWLA.
“It is about creating unique environments that invigorate the
user and cause appreciation of design.”
– Wm Jeffrey Cock HBA(Arch), MLA, OALA, CSLA
Luke holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph. Since working in the private business sector, Luke has gained tremendous knowledge and experience in the field. His background in construction and landscape construction has garnered him a firm understanding of the design process leading to implementation. Likewise, he has extensive experience developing conceptual, schematic, and detailed design drawings.
Currently, Luke is involved in a wide range of landscape architectural projects at MWLA ranging from residential gardens to commercial and institutional developments. Recognizing that every site has unique characteristics and particular site conditions, Luke works to produce the appropriate design for the space intended.
– Luke Mollet BLA
Angela started one of the first organic delivery businesses in Toronto, Front Door Organics, which she successfully ran for 19 years before deciding to team up with Fresh City. In 2014 she and partner JJ finally made the leap to retail, opening Raise the Root in their Leslieville Neighbourhood with local business partner Amy Wilson.
As Financial Manager, Angela puts her savvy business skills to work on a multitude of tasks including financial and office management, budgeting, forecasting, and related accounting procedures.