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Martin Nielsen Partner, Architect, Mechanical Engineer BAS | MArch | Architect AIBC | MRAIC | PEng | LEED® AP Vancouver

A registered architect and mechanical engineer, Martin brings over two decades of experience and leadership to the firm’s urban design, mixed-use development, higher education, and transportation projects. He is passionate about developing sustainable design solutions that are socially, economically, and environmentally responsible, and his work has received awards for planning, architecture, and innovation.

Martin’s recent project work includes the new LEED® Gold certified Campus Energy Centre at UBC and the new Exchange Residence and UBC Bus Exchange at the university. He led the sustainable design strategy and LEED® certification process on the University of Calgary’s U-District neighbourhood, Canada’s largest ND Platinum project. Martin is currently leading the rezoning of the Heather Lands, a 21-acre development in Vancouver with the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Watututh nations, in partnership with Canada Lands Corporation.

Prior to joining DIALOG, Martin led the design and construction of UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), a LEED® Platinum certified and Living Building, considered one of the greenest institutional projects in North America. He has taught at the UBC School of Architecture and Faculty of Engineering and has served as chair of the UBC Advisory Urban Design Panel. Daniel is currently serving on the Squamish Nation Advisory Design Panel and has served as chair on the City of Vancouver Urban Design Panel. 

Education

Master of Architecture
The University of British Columbia

Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering
The University of British Columbia

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