Executive Director & Principal
B.A., M.E.Des.(Arch), OAA, FRAIC, LEED AP
As Co-founder and CEO, Joanne provides direction and oversight with specific emphasis on ground breaking educational environments, healthcare, research and multi-unit, high-rise, mixed-use developments. Her work is informed by vigorous research and careful client consultation, working from first principles in a way that thoughtfully translates her clients’ needs into physical reality.
Joanne founded the firm on the principles of sustainable design, quickly establishing it as a leader in the field. This passion continues to inform all that she does, including our work with business leaders, entrepreneurs, developers and our colleagues in the engineering and consulting industry. Under Joanne’s leadership, the firm remains focused on design excellence in a way that balances the social, economic and environmental sustainability of each building we create.
Joanne sits as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the CaGBC and she is a regular speaker, sought out nationally as a thought leader in this design specialty.
Architecture, LEED Facilitation
Master of Environmental Design in Architecture, University of Calgary, Calgary
Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Guelph, Guelph