Shira Standfield

Shira Standfield

Universal Design Specialist, Shira Standfield Planning and Design

Serviced Area(s): Lower Mainland

Designated RHFAC Professional since January 2019

email:   |   phone: 1- 604-787-7851

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Shira Standfield has a background in park and playground design, placemaking and universal design. She has worked as a park and neighbourhood planner as well as a park designer for various municipalities as well as a universal design consultant for a variety of agencies. As a wheelchair user for over 20 years, Shira’s approach to site design incorporates thoughtful features which are ‘inherently’ accessible, creating seamless and accessible environments for all. Shira currently volunteers as the Universal Design Advisor for the City of Surrey’s Urban Design Panel.

Shira has her Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo, her Master of Resource Management from SFU, and her Master of Landscape Architecture from UBC. She is a registered member of the BC Society of Landscape Architects. 

About Shira Standfield Planning and Design

Shira Standfield Planning and Design is a boutique planning and design firm specializing in universal design in indoor and outdoor spaces. We have specialized experience in park, playspace and site design with an emphasis on simple solutions for providing meaningful access to all.


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