Currently specializing in residential building design, with background encompassing cultural, community and education building construction and design. Composing residential structures with west coast ambience, using natural elements for detail. Completed projects found on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland.

Professional memberships including:

Architectural Institute of British Columbia - 1983 - present
Building Officials Association of British Columbia - 2001 - present


Bird of Paradise Neighbourhood Pub

Bird of Paradise
Innovations in Air Barrier Technology

Building Smart Seminars
Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) courses on building systems

AIBC Island Chapter Educational Seminars
Various topics relating to architectural practice

National Building Code Seminars
Seminars on the technical changes to the 2005 National Building Code

Green Roofs Design 101 (Green Roofs for Healthy Cities)

Woodworks Seminars for Wood Design and Sustainability

AIBC Continuing Education
Modules 1 - 4 Building Science and Building Envelope, Module 5 - Principles for Principals

Master of Architecture
University of Manitoba

Bachelor of Fine Arts
University of British Columbia

Bachelor of Sociology
University of British Columbia


Victoria Real Estate Board, Excellence Award

The Hallmark Society, Excellence Award

Heritage Society of BC Excellence Award

BC Museums Association Award of Merit

Competition 1st Place, Crofton Seniors' Housing, Crofton, BC

Publication, Steel Design (1-85) Duncan Fire Hall, Duncan, BC

Royal Architecture Institute of Canada, Gold Medal Recipient, Most Outstanding Graduate


Municipality of Saanich

Doran Musgrove Architect, Inc.

Mark Thorton Sharp Architects, Duncan, BC

Paul Smith and Associates, Vancouver, BC

Community Activities

CRD Arts Advisory Council

Member, Land Use Committee, Victoria West Community Association

Habitat for Humanity, Victoria, BC

Chair, Vancouver Island Chapter AIBC

Member, Victoria Heritage Advisory Committee

President, Victoria West Community Association

Member, Saanich Advisory Design Committee

Green Door Society, Duncan, BC

Member, Victoria Advisory Design Panel

Vancouver Island Providence Community Association, Duncan, BC

Chairman, North Cowichan Advisory Planning Commission

Member, North Cowichan Advisory Planning Commission

Additional Professional Services

Consultant Services:

John A. Nielson & Associates, Architects and Planners

Campbell Moore Group Architects

Allan Cassidy Architect

Expert Witness:

Cowichan Valley Regional District

Certification & Inspections

Cowichan Valley Regional District

City of Duncan

Municipality of North Cowichan

Feasibility Studies:

City of Duncan - Design Guideline Study

Cowichan Valley Regional District - new administration building

Cowichan Valley Community Centre - catering facilities

City of Duncan - First Phase of Downtown Revitalisation

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