We are a passionate collaborative design studio that imagines and realizes beautiful, sustainable landscapes.

 

For nearly 40 years, Janet Rosenberg & Studio (JRS) has created stunning landscapes and intelligent urban spaces that have significantly advanced the landscape architecture profession in Canada. Our pioneering standard for design excellence combines sophisticated horticultural design, diverse materials, and thoughtful composition, with a strong commitment to sustainability and a sophisticated cross-disciplinary approach to large urban projects.

Founded in 1983 by Janet Rosenberg, JRS has grown into one of Canada’s largest and most influential Landscape Architecture & Urban Design practices. The recipient of over 60 awards, and a breeding ground for next-generation designers of unparalleled calibre, JRS is recognized for its extensive and award-winning portfolio of work that includes public, commercial, and institutional spaces as well as private residential gardens, green roofs, and condominium towers. Through a commitment to four key design drivers – holistic and collaborative approaches, resilient and responsive solutions, high-performance design, and placemaking and wellness – we strive to design spaces for people that are beautiful, functional, and resilient.

With six principals and over 30 landscape architects, urban designers, and horticulturists, our team has broad collective experience working on complex projects with large integrated consultant teams and diverse stakeholders. Based out of our studio in midtown Toronto, we provide full consulting services from master planning and design through construction documents and contract administration.

Janet Rosenberg & Studio brings a collaborative and innovative approach to work in both the private and public realm.

 


 

About Janet Rosenberg

Janet Rosenberg is one of Canada’s foremost landscape architects and a trailblazer in the profession.

An enthusiastic defender of the public realm, Janet has helped cultivate a better civic understanding of the vital role landscape architecture plays in fostering urban identity, communal and individual well-being, and rewarding everyday life experiences. Her reputation for delivering sophisticated design, trusted results, and impassioned advocacy has influenced the shape of the profession and the quality of public realm projects across Canada.

A longstanding and ardent supporter of women designers and artists, Janet has created a studio environment at JRS — one of a handful of woman-owned landscape architecture studios that currently employs over 30 people — that supports women to progress their careers while raising families.