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Shaine Wong

Shaine Wong Headshot
Shaine Wong Headshot

Grace Shaine Wong is a Lecturer at the School of Architecture, and 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.Prior to teaching at Northeastern, Shaine is an Adjunct Faculty at Boston Architectural College, where she was selected as the receiver of the Faculty Development Grant and taught advanced visual communications classes & design studios on climate resilience.Passionate in performative design and public realm research, her design and academic work are thoughtful reimaginations of the transformative impact of spatial designs. She is an active advocate for landscape architecture design’s diverse roles in infrastructure, culture, ecology, and climate resiliency.Shaine currently practices in OJB’s Boston office, leading the design of post-industrial open space development at the Potomac River Generating Station, and infrastructure & public realm design in the Northeast. Other design projects while as a senior designer and project manager in Reed Hilderbrand includes the modernist landscape infrastructure at MIT Building 54, the outdoor museum and civic plaza of the UNESCO historic site the Alamo, the adaptive reuse of Buffalo Bayou River’s Turkey Bend, and the recently completed public realm development in Water Street Tampa & Meridian Greenway.

Research/Publications Highlights

  • WLA Winner Feature: The Constructive Destruction
  • WLA Awards Magazine 2020
  • UofT Magazine 2019 (Spring) [Web Publication & Printed]
  • John H. Daniel’s Faculty Open Door Exhibition
  • Changing Places Exhibition [London, UK]
  • The ANNUAL 2017 [Web Publication & Printed]
  • Toronto RailPath Exhition [ Toronto, CA]
  • Habord Village Exhibition [ Toronto, CA]
  • Humberbay Park Exhibition [ Toronto, CA]
  • The ANNUAL 2016 [Printed]
  • HKU Landscape Architecture Degree Show [Hong Kong, China]
  • HKU Division of Landscape Architecture Annual [2013-2014] [Printed]




  • M.L.Arch., Advance Placement (with Faculty Acedamic Honors), University of Toronto
  • B.A., Landscape Studies, University of Hong Kong
  • Architectural Study Centre (Shanghai)


  • Faculty Developement Grant, BAC Promote Collaboration through a Hybrid Teaching Model & Inclusive Content in Remote Learning
  • Award of Excellence, World Landscape Architect [Planning & Analysis]
  • ASLA Certificate of Honor
  • Daniel’s Faculty Academic Honors Certificate
  • John E. (Jack) Irving Prize Awarded to one most outstanding thesis project of the year for its development
  • William Rock, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Dean’s Honors List
  • Centenary Scholarship