James M. Nelson

James MacDonald-Nelson is a landscape designer and urbanist currently completing a post-professional masters in Urbanism at TU Delft in the Netherlands. Prior to relocating to Europe, James practiced landscape architecture in Toronto, Canada working on large-scale development projects across the city. Broadly, James’ research and design work are situated around the topic of ‘adaptation’. More specifically, our adaptive capacity as a species to respond to political and cultural changes as well as to environmental changes brought on by climate change.


‘The true North Strong and Free’
The consequences of indifference and the romanticization of Canada’s northern frontier