Eric Klaver

Partner, Senior Landscape Architect OALA, CSLA, BCSLA

Eric joined PLANT Architect in 2013 to lead the firm’s team of landscape architects. Known for his thoughtful and sustainable landscape designs that celebrate local culture, and having cultivated a focused interest in the ways art, science, nature, and culture intersect with designed environments, Eric specializes in the design of regional-scale projects including college courtyards, rooftop gardens, and urban plazas, as well as larger-scale projects such as watersheds and ecosystems.

Eric is a former Associate and Senior Landscape Architect of Moriyama & Teshima Planners where he managed such projects as the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, The Science and Research Building at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and the Calgary RiverWalk and East Village Streetscape in Alberta. He has also served as Partner of Elysium Structures + Landforms, and as Sole Proprietor of TRACT Landscapes. During his time at Moriyama & Teshima Planners, Eric’s team won two Governor General’s Medals in Architecture for their design of The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. In 1994 he graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic University (now Toronto Metropolitan University).