Erik S. Mustonen is a Senior Landscape Architect, urban designer, planner and project manager, with extensive capabilities and experience, from master planning through detailed design, construction documents and construction administration.

He holds a Bachelor of Architecture/Urban Design and a Master of Landscape Architecture (Honours) from the University of Michigan and is licensed to practice landscape architecture in British Columbia, Minnesota (#41579) and California (#4794). He is Certified by the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) and is a LEED®- Accredited Professional in Neighborhood Development.

His career of over 35 years has evolved in four continents in both private practice and public service, on a wide variety of project types in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba and Yukon, California, Nevada, Minnesota, Oregon, Michigan, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. He is now an independent consultant based in Vancouver. He offers flexibility as a dual US-Canadian Citizen who has worked in English, French and German and has some Spanish, Arabic and Bahasa Malaysia.


Erik’s vision is that landscape architecture can be a force for good in meeting the world’s social, environmental and economic needs.

Mission Statement

Erik S. Mustonen is a landscape architect committed to enhancing the environment and people’s lives, through creative, cost effective and sustainable landscape designs.

Core Values

  • SERVICE – serve in the best interests the public, the client and the users of projects;
  • COMPETENCE – perform only work for which the business is qualified, obtain adequate information to proceed and remain current with technological developments and best practices;
  • ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY – understand, preserve, enhance and restore the natural environment, and minimize the use of energy, water and materials in projects;
  • ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY – optimize the return for the client’s financial resources; and
  • INTEGRITY – practice the profession with honesty, openness, fairness and respect.


Erik S. Mustonen provides services in master planning, landscape architectural design, project management and landscape-related studies, as either a prime consultant or sub-consultant.