Ron Wickman was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and in 1991 received his Masters of Architecture at the Technical University of Nova Scotia. Influenced by life with his paraplegic father, he set up his own Edmonton based practice in January 1995 focusing on barrier-free design. He is passionate about using architecture to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities.
Nova Tayona Architects, led by Nova Tayona (MArch’02), is a Toronto-based architectural and design studio. It provides thoughtful architectural spaces that reflect a client’s needs and budget. The firm’s focus is on residential and small-scale new-construction, renovation, and interiors.
Waymark Architecture is a collaborative, expertise driven firm informed by science, ethics, and the arts. Will King (MArch ’00) and Graeme Verhulst (MArch ’12) are inspired by architecture’s potential to contribute to positive change, and started Waymark in Victoria, BC in 2015 as a means to amplify their impact.
Hugo Hardy is a graduate of Dalhousie’s Bachelor of Environmental Design program who went on to complete his Masters degree in Holland at the Berlage institute in 2002. 8 years ago he established his practice in Berkhamsted, England. The following is a reflection on the values that have guided his career and how they apply to his current work.
Chelseay Rudolph (BCD ’18) is a Planning Intern with the Town of Stony Plain, AB. As an Intern she is continuing her education in planning and discovering her passion for working as a public servant. Chelseay is inspired by people’s passion for their communities and plans to continue her career in the municipal sector upon completion of her Internship.
In the spring of 2018, Meghan Bannon (MArch ’11) joined with Tara Marshall (MArch ’09) and Landon Anholt (BID) to create FORT Architecture Inc., based in Calgary. FORT is a full-service architecture and interior design firm. Focusing mainly on hospitality, retail and food and beverage design, they have also created a separate division for residential and small-scale projects.
Bryan Langlands (MArch ’92) is a Principal at NBBJ New York. NBBJ is a leading architecture and design firm dedicated to improving the way society heals, works and thrives. NBBJ was recognized by Fast Company magazine in 2018 as the “Most Innovative Architecture Firm in the World”.
Shallyn was born and raised on PEI and graduated with a Masters in Architecture from Dalhousie University in 2012. Shallyn became a registered Architect in 2014 and created Nine Yards Studio with partner Silva Stojak in 2017. Nine Yards Studio was recently been awarded an RAIC Urban Design Award for their Urban Beehive project in Charlettown, led by Shallyn.
John Ting (BArch’83) is a partner at A.I.M. and associates (Singapore), an award winning multidisciplinary firm in with offices across Asia. Read on to learn about his career path and some great memories from days gone by that you may remember too!