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.
What’s your favorite DIALOG project?
The Shipyards is one of my favorite DIALOG projects. The integration of an existing structure, with a new mixed-use building that envelops a vibrant public space exemplifies the work we do and the communities we build.
What is your favorite DIALOG initiative?
I love seeing all the submissions for the Iris Prize. We don’t always work on projects that align with our passion – so being able to have an outlet to research those passion projects with DIALOG’s support is so important.
If you could work a ‘day-in-the-life’ of another discipline/department at DIALOG, whose would it be?
I’d like to work a day on the landscape team. I’m not sure if its biophilia working its magic, or the Latin plant names but that team has a calmness about them.
How do you hope your work positively impacts our communities and environment?
I want my work to be somewhere people want to linger. I’d like it to be a place that feels inclusive and contributes to a neighbourhood or city beyond the property itself.
Master of Architecture
University of Calgary
Bachelor of Interior Design
Kwantlen Polytechnic University