About Shaine Wong, PLA
Born in Canada and raised in Hong Kong, Grace Shaine Wong is a registered Landscape Architect in Massachusetts and Maine. She received her Master’s in Landscape Architecture from the University of Toronto with Faculty’s Academic Honors and ASLA Certificate of Honor, and earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Landscape Studies from the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honors and Dean’s Honors. Her MLA thesis, “The Constructive Destruction” was awarded World Landscape Architect’s Award of Excellence, the John E. (Jack) Irving Prize, featured in Boundless Magazine, and exhibited in “Changing Places” in the UK.
Drawn from her multi-cultured background and international practice experience, Shaine brings a unique design perspective and detail sensibility to OJB. She is passionate in performative design and research in the public realm, and advocates through her work the positive transformation that spatial designs bring through their roles in infrastructure, culture, ecology, and climate resiliency. Formerly a project manager at Reed Hilderbrand, her design projects include the modernist landscape infrastructure garden at MIT Building 54, reimagining the outdoor museum and civic plaza of UNESCO historic site of the Alamo, the adaptive reuse of Buffalo Bayou River’s Turkey Bend, and the recently completed public realm development in Water Street Tampa.
Shaine is also a committed educator. As a receiver of the Faculty Development Grant, she serves as an Adjunct Faculty at Boston Architectural College and a Part-time Lecturer at Northeastern University, teaching design studios, digital representation, and urban technology classes.