Paul Fenske is principal of Ekistics Town Planning Inc. Trained in landscape architecture and urban planning with a focus on public facilitation, Paul has participated in the design of some of Ekistic’s most complex planning and design projects, from the Olympic Athlete Village design in Whistler to community planning in Beijing.
His distinctive expertise lies in his sensitivity to landscape and context. Approaching design and planning as partners in the process of place making, he seeks to bridge disciplines and strengthen the relationship between intention and form and policy and experience.
Prior to joining Ekistics, Paul worked in the private and public sectors, managing park development projects on Vancouver Island and in the Lower Mainland. Paul was also the research associate to the 1998 provincial review of the Agricultural Land Commission Act, contributing to the landmark "Stakes in the Ground" public report.
Paul is also a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning and SFU Continuing Studies' City Program. He holds a BLArch in landscape architecture and an MA in urban planning and design.