Congratulations to Zeynep Benk, the newest PLANT person to be certified a full member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA). Zeynep earned her Master of Science in Landscape Architecture from Istanbul Technical University in 2011 and joined PLANT’s team in 2016. A creative designer with a strong technical background, she has been a vital team member on recent PLANT projects including the landscapes for Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Innovation and the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. Her current projects include Guelph Pedestrian Bridge, the Governor’s Bridge Lookout at Toronto’s Don Valley Brick Works Park, and the expansion and redesign of Alexandra Park for the City of Waterloo.