Kevin Post

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Kevin Post, the principal of Beyond The POST, has over 15 years of experience in landscape architecture, construction, and maintenance. His experience has provided him with a great deal of knowledge and understanding on how to design, build and maintain great landscapes.

Kevin has worked on a large variety of projects ranging from temporary display booth gardens, residential projects, green roofs, engineered wetlands, to large commercial complexes. Throughout his career, Kevin been lead landscape architect, project manager, construction administrator, construction lead hand, along with other positions required for the successful completion of a landscape project, both through design and construction phases.

Kevin Post’s undergraduate thesis subject, campus and streetscape landscape planning, has provided him with unique insight into the design and use of outdoor areas within the urban fibric. He continues developing his knowledge about crime prevention through environmental design, community base design, and the health benefits of these outdoor spaces.

Employment History
Beyond The POST
     Landscape Architect and Principal (2013-present)

City of Kitchener, Operations Division
      Landscape Architect -Design and development team (2012 – 2013)

roth associates Landscape Architecture Inc
     Landscape designer (2004 – 2012)

A1 Asphalt,
     Labourer – Interlock and planting divisions (2003)

Uniq Environments.
     Landscape crew leader (2002, 2001)

The Greener Edge
     Labourer – Landscape Maintenance Crew (2000)

Volunteering History
WNCC#22 – 169 Elm Ridge Dr, Kitchener Condo. Corp.
     Board of Directors (Director – 2009 to 2014)

OALA Taskforce – Sprout (community outreach program)
     (Fall-2011 to Spring 2012)

OALA Council – Ryerson University’s Student Councilor
     (Fall-Winter 2002-2004, 2003-2004)

Presentations, Talks & Workshops
How is your yard healing the Environment
     Workshop at H2Awesome – May 12, 2015 – Grade 8 Youths

Landscape Design and CPTED
     Workshop at Waterloo Regional Police – CPTED level 1 course April 14, 2015)

What is your Garden Doing for the Enviromenet
     Edible Weeds and Perrinvals with a Touch of Lawn Care
     Both at Guelph’s Eco Market – March 21, 2015 – General public

Landscape Design and CPTED
     City of Hamilton– Introduction level 1 course September 29, 2015)

Professional Affiliations
Ontario Association of Landscape Architects
     Full Member – Seal and Certificate

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

Professional Awards
The Ontario Spring Garden Show 2003
     Best Featured Garden
     Design Team: Kevin Post, Chris Nunn (UNIQ Environments)

Rotary Centennial Gardens Design Contest 2004
     Award for Best Use of Signage
     Design Team: Kevin Post, Roberta Lau, Gabriel Spence

Education
Ryerson University (2004)
     Bachelor of Architectural – Sciences Landscape Architecture Degree

Interests
Landscape Architecture
Community base design
Drought resistant landscaping
Micro climate landscape design
Gardening
Wild edible plants
3d computer modeling
Wood working and canoe building
Adventure racing and wilderness camping
Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, cycling and running
Drawing and painting
Guitar, Mandolin, Violin