We are committed to delivering excellence to public space and to contributing value to all stakeholders in the public art process.

Brad and Nelson

For over forty years, Brad Golden has directed and collaborated on award-​winning projects that engage public spaces and landscapes. From large scale collaborations with architects and engineers for public clients to consultation for public agencies and private development clients, Brad has become recognized for creating and coordinating both permanent and temporary artwork programmes involving the integration of art, architecture, landscape construction and urban design.

Having managed, planned and delivered artwork programmes for a client roster that includes Metrolinx, the Toronto Transit Commission, City of Ottawa, Mississauga Transit, Waterfront Toronto, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Hines, Metropia, Davpart Inc., Tridel, Urban Capital, Cityzen, Freed Developments, CD Capital Partners, FlyOver Canada, CentreCourt Developments, Lifetime Developments, Malibu Investments, Canderel, Menkes, The Distillery District and CreateTO, we are committed to delivering excellence to public space and to contributing value to all stakeholders in the public art process.

As a former public artist himself, Brad has garnered several prestigious awards for his work including a Governor General’s Award of Excellence, City of Toronto Urban Design Award of Excellence, City of Etobicoke Urban Design Award of Excellence, Ontario Association of Architects Allied Arts Award, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence and a Financial Post Design Effectiveness Award.

Brad is a graduate of the University of Waterloo (B. Arch 1992, B.E.S. 1988) where he received the Abdul Kadarali Prize for architectural achievement and the Marjorie Schaeffer Award for his contribution to the academic community. He is also a graduate of York University (B.A. 1983). He has been a guest critic and lecturer at the Schools of Architecture at the University of Toronto and University of Waterloo and guest critic at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and at Ryerson University.

Committed to communicating the value of art and design in the public realm, Brad participated as a member of the inaugural design review panels for the City of Vaughan and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray). He is founder, past host and producer of Designers Talk, a monthly radio programme addressing a wide range of issues in design. Brad has also been a contributor to and has acted as guest editor for Reading Toronto, where he wrote on issues related to art, design and public space.