Media Release: HTFC Planning & Design Names New Senior Associates


Winnipeg, MB – With nearly 40 years of design experience between them, Bruce Dixon and Constantina Douvris were recently named Senior Associates at HTFC Planning & Design.

“This past year was an especially exciting and busy time for us,” Glen Manning, Principal of HTFC Planning & Design, said to a crowded room of staff. “We’re thankful for all of your contributions, in keeping up with the pace of work we’re grateful to lead and support, and for your passion and enthusiasm in making our communities better. With that said, we’re thrilled to acknowledge the leadership of Bruce and Constantina by naming them Senior Associates with the firm.”

Bruce Dixon (MALA, CSLA) has been with HTFC Planning & Design since 2005 and was named an Associate in 2008. His diverse skills in master planning, community consultation, site design and graphic presentation has supported many urban, rural and remote communities. He is an active member of the Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects, and volunteers his time with his local community centre and minor hockey association. His most recent projects include: athletic facility design for the City of Brandon, Dakota Collegiate and Oak Park High School and new northern school projects throughout Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.

“I’m grateful for this new opportunity within the management team at HTFC,” said Dixon. “The new challenges and endeavours our firm has taken on are tremendously exciting. I’m eager to continue transforming our community with well-designed education and recreation facilities in collaboration with our talented staff and our passionate clients.”

Constantina Douvris (MALA, CSLA) has been with HTFC Planning & Design since 2008 and was named an Associate in 2011. Her work celebrates cultural and natural attributes of places across a range of scales. She brings extensive experience in public consultation, facilitation and consensus building, having worked closely with a number of communities and interest groups over her career. Her extensive experience with community-based urban planning has spawned numerous long-term strategies for successful development. Her most recent projects include: development of tourism infrastructure for the City of Kenora; urban design at the University of Winnipeg’s downtown campus; and the development of Upper Fort Garry Heritage Park.

“I’m fortunate to work with communities who see the value of planning and design,” said Douvris. “I’m thrilled to continue this important work with a team of creative and hardworking people who share a mutual desire to create great places that improve and support communities.”

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