Stephen brings over three decades of experience delivering complex science and technology projects to DIALOG. With a firm grasp of the relationships between the physical space and the functional requirements of research facilities, he is respected in the industry for the planning and design of laboratory and teaching environments that fuse architecture and engineering. Leveraging a deep understanding of scientific processes, technical knowledge, and insight into construction sequencing, Stephen’s integrative approach translates client requirements into flexible and adaptable laboratory facilities that promote collaboration and accelerate discovery. His work on research laboratories, pilot plants, and GMP manufacturing facilities for the life sciences industry is characterized by logical and efficient workflows, stringent environmental controls, and coordination among architectural elements, process equipment, and mechanical and electrical systems. Stephen’s work conveys his belief that excellent architecture has a vision, but successful projects are realized in the details.
What’s your favourite way to give back to the community?
Every year I try to donate one month’s take home pay to charity.
What’s one thing about you that would surprise people?
That I write poetry.
What’s one ‘pro tip’ you live by?
Listen and remember. Without memory there is no history, without history there is no memory.
Bachelor of Architecture
University of Toronto
Diploma of Architectural Technology (Honours)