Farah is an internationally trained architect and designer with over a decade of experience in Canada and the Middle East. In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, she co-founded Tri Design Studio, leading the design of multiple civic and commercial projects. Her work involved close collaboration with local artisans, incorporating traditional crafts within architectural projects, fostering concepts of sustainability – an extension of her research in the Master’s program in Sustainability in the Built Environment.  

At DIALOG, Farah has contributed to design excellence across diverse project typologies. Her portfolio spans educational, civic, and healthcare projects, notably including the Toronto Western Hospital New In-Patient Tower, TELUS World of Science in Edmonton, and Centennial College A-Building Expansion, Canada’s first LEED Gold, zero carbon, WELL certified, mass timber, higher-education facility.  She considers every project an opportunity to nurture curiosity, explore, collaborate, tell a story, and ultimately elevate the human experience. 

Chrissy is an Intern Architect whose work ranges from not-for-profit community projects to private-sector developments and repositioning projects. Her work is defined by innovative problem solving, community focused design, and a desire to create spaces that bring people together. With an interest in sustainable design, she enjoys opportunities to give new life to existing buildings while finding solutions to the complex challenges that revitalization, repositioning, and renovation projects bring. Chrissy is focused on delivering a high-quality standard of design and approaches each project with curiosity, believing that there is inherent value in all different perspectives when it comes to solving a design problem. 

Stewart has a keenness on taking on all forms of leadership, comfortably and simultaneously stretching across multiple typologies. With over 12 years of experience as an architect, Stewart is experienced in project types such as transit facilities, community projects, recreation facilities, institutional buildings, low-rise and single family residential, master planning, and public art installations. 

Stewart is active in the community, holding leadership positions on several boards of directors including a children’s camp, a public space organization, and a heritage education society. He is a positive design voice and regularly contributes to our design culture in the Vancouver studio. 

Stewart fundamentally cares about the impact of good design and has willingly shared this passion with others through the act of strong mentorship. Past project highlights have included the Lieutenant Governor General Award winning South Surrey Operations Centre, the Iqaluit and Nelson Aquatic Centres and the Dilworth YMCA Childcare Centre in Kelowna BC. Since joining DIALOG, Stewart has been an invaluable resource on the Burnaby Mountain Gondola, Hiyam Modular Indigenous Housing, Lac La Biche Aquatic Centre and Surrey Langley Skytrain Station projects. 

Meeta is an architect with 20+ years of experience leading complex architectural projects. Licensed in both British Columbia and California, she has designed and managed institutional, scientific and commercial projects across Canada and the United States. Her wide-ranging experience has prepared her to lead and coordinate large, multi-disciplinary teams of design and construction professionals.

Meeta enjoys working closely with owners and stakeholders to navigate their projects through not only design and construction but also through the political and regulatory processes related to development. Her process-driven approach has won her praise on budget- and schedule-driven projects from clients and contractors alike. She is very proud of the recently-completed Phase II Residences project at Simon Fraser University designed by DIALOG which brought together a precious architectural legacy, indigenous cultural values, and occupant well-being principles applied to the needs of student-residents on a very unusual physical site.

Meeta enjoys leveraging her design experience in shaping her community. Until recently, she served on the City of Vancouver’s Urban Design Panel and, in the past, has served on the Planning and Design Review Commission of the City of Sacramento, California. She has presented in design and construction industry conferences and volunteers with CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women).

At DIALOG, she has lead design technology initiatives focused on exploring emerging technologies as well as building core strengths. She is one of the prime instigators of the firm-wide revival of the Science and Technology Community of Practice and is passionate about growing DIALOG’s contribution in that sector to support BC’s evolving life sciences ecosystem.

Neil has over 15 years of project experience from low-rise residential to complex mixed-use high-rise developments. His professional experience enables him to approach projects with forethought, organization, and detailed understanding of design and complex construction. Neil’s passion for architecture and project management has led him to pursue both an OAA and PMP accreditation.  

As a registered Architect in Ontario and a keen collaborator, he is passionate about developing design while balancing the technical requirements and constructability challenges to ensure successful project delivery to completion. He is happiest in environments where he is able to use design and organization to find creative solutions to problems. Since joining our team, he has led significant residential and mixed-use projects including Park Place Block 1, 2323 Yonge St, and 6080 Yonge St Condos.  

Dave has over 35 years of experience as an architectural technologist, with almost 20 years in the role of technical coordinator and project manager at DIALOG. He possesses outstanding technical skills gathered through experience in all phases of a project from preliminary design to production of contract documents through to contract administration.  

Dave has played a significant role in large design and contract document production teams on complex healthcare, institutional projects, and mixed use residential including Royal Alexandra Hospital, Kaye Edmonton Clinic, Edson Healthcare Centre, Edmonton’s Rogers Place and Ice District.  

As a key member of the DIALOG team, Cristina has worn a number of different hats in her over a decade long tenure at DIALOG. Having grown and shaped the DIALOG Financial Operations teams through the years, she is currently focused on supporting the business in a practice role as the Portfolio Manager for our High-Rise, Mixed-Use Residential projects in Ontario. In this role, she oversees the operational and financial performance of the portfolio, working very closely with Partners, Project Managers, and Clients in ensuring that projects are delivered successfully.  

With her strong roots in Accounting and Finance, Cristina is passionate about helping AEC leaders connect the business with the numbers. Her commitment and comprehensive understanding of the industry have led her to manage numerous initiatives, including developing new systems and introducing innovative uses of our existing ones. She is a forward-thinking leader and reliable ambassador for our firm, whose genial attitude contributes to the positive atmosphere of the Toronto studio. 

Cristina is currently pursuing an Executive MBA with the Ivey Business School at Western University, completing in June 2025. 

A registered architect with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Carolyn quickly became an integral member on DIALOG’s Health Care team, working on the Pearson Dogwood Redevelopment. She has since expanded her portfolio to include Mixed-use and multi-family residential design projects, becoming a resource for many. 

Carolyn’s extensive experience provides the confidence needed to manage her teams and clients alike, moving between early concept idea generation to witnessing work become reality. Her designs are rooted in an understanding that at the center of the work we do are people and families with their own experiences of our creations. Carolyn is a project leader and is respected by team members, consultants, and clients. 

She is a volunteer in the architectural community and an inspiration to many young women architects and interns. She has also been a part of DIALOG’s social committee and helps organize office functions, seasonal events, and the annual ball hockey tournament. 

Shea joined our team in 2008 after graduating from the Diploma of Architectural and Interior Technologies program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. An Architectural Technologist, LEED® Green Associate, Shea has worked on many notable projects in healthcare and lab research buildings, now a growing area of influence for DIALOG. 

As a member of DIALOG’s healthcare design team, Shea’s experience on key DIALOG portfolio projects include Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (GPRH), Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) Laboratory, Calgary Cancer Centre (CCC), Burnaby Hospital Phase 2 (BH2) Indicative Design, and Toronto Western Hospital (TWH)—all varied in technical complexity. She is a leader at DIALOG with strong client relationships. Shea is highly conversant on clinical planning and operational needs of users while understanding and balancing the technical needs of medical equipment coordination, construction documentation, and building code requirements.  

With nearly 15 years of working experience as a planner and design architect in project delivery for high-profile projects, Moda has primarily focused on healthcare and justice sectors. She has been a senior clinical planning lead on several large hospital projects, requiring a strong understanding of complex hospital operations. Moda worked on Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital project, currently the largest healthcare project in North America. 

Throughout her career, Moda has been involved in all phases of project design, programming, planning, project delivery, and contract administration. From newly built projects to renovations and additions, she is a mentor and leader to others within the healthcare team and exemplifies a hands-on attitude when undertaking any opportunity. Moda is inspired by her work knowing her skills can help clinicians, nurses, patients and staff have an easier day because of their workspace design. 

Moda completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto.