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RACHEL SALMELA  Designer

Rachel is a landscape designer at Ten x Ten. Her experiences reflect a transdisciplinary approach and a commitment to collaborative design processes across scales. From large scale public projects and master planning efforts for the City of Toronto to interactive art installations, Rachel appreciates the potential of all projects to engage ecology and culture in productive ways. Her interests in design embrace ideas of indeterminacy, hybrid landscapes, and dynamic planning frameworks.

Rachel holds a BS in Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a MLA with honors from the University of Toronto, where she won multiple awards including the Heather M. Reisman Gold Medal in Design, the ASLA certificate of Honor, and the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation’s Andre Schwabenbaeur Scholarship.