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Alvin Bartel

Position: architect aibc, partner
Accreditation: M. Arch., B.E.D.S.

Education

M. Arch., Technical University of Nova Scotia – with distinction
B.E.D.S., Technical University of Nova Scotia – Sexton Scholar
Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering Technology, B.C.I.T.

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Member
Member of Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association

Employment Summary

2002 – Present, Station One Architects
1995 – 2002, Architect, Greater Vancouver

Alvin Bartel graduated with distinction from the Technical University of Nova Scotia’s Architecture program in 1994 with a Master’s degree, winning the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Gold Medal for outstanding thesis work on a First Nations Mi’kmaq language broadcasting facility that utilized bentwood technology. He was presented with the TUNS School of Architecture Graduate Scholarship, and among other awards was co-winner of the ECOFYS International Architectural Ideas Competition.

Involved in the construction industry for more than 30 years, Alvin began his career in architecture working on a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional projects in and around Metro Vancouver.

He has gained extensive experience as Project Architect on several public schools, community, residential and healthcare projects, as part of integrated multi-disciplinary teams. Alvin’s projects generally incorporate concepts such as affordability, adaptability, durability, sustainability, and energy efficiency.

Alvin Bartel

architect aibc, partner

Education M. Arch., Technical University of Nova Scotia – with...

Justin Dyck

Position: architect aibc, partner
Accreditation: M.Arch, B.E.D.

Education

M.Arch University of Manitoba – AIA Gold Medal
B.E.D. University of Manitoba – Deans Honor

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Member
Rotary Club of Chilliwack Member

Employment Summary

2012 – Present, Station One Architects
2002 – 2012, Architect, Winnipeg MB, Abbotsford BC, London UK

Justin began his architectural career at a design led firm in Winnipeg Manitoba, where he worked on a variety of projects in Manitoba and Ontario including resort cottages, hotels and some private residences. He later moved to London, UK and worked with a large 300 person architecture firm primary on a 6 storey commercial and residential mixed use project in central London and on an outlying business park in Luton, UK. In 2008 Justin moved to the Fraser Valley to work as a project architect and later became an associate of Keystone Architecture and Planning. His work in the Valley has varied from BC housing facilities and multifamily market condominiums to commercial offices and schools. Justin joined Station One Architects in 2012 and became a partner in 2016.

Justin’s design process is often experimental and evolutionary, based on a vigorous process of working and reworking the design problem. He believes that architecture should be relevant to the times we live in and be reflective of the social, environmental, economic and cultural challenges we face.

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Justin Dyck

architect aibc, partner

Education M.Arch University of Manitoba – AIA Gold Medal B.E.D. University...

Ryan Huston

Position: architect aibc
Accreditation: B.Arch, B.A.

Education

B.Arch., University of British Columbia
B.A., University of British Columbia

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Member
Abbotsford Downtown Business Association, Member
Abbotsford Arts and Heritage Advisory Committee, Member
Abbotsford Heritage Committee, Member
Chilliwack – Mt. Cheam Rotary Club, Past-President
Fraser Valley Child Development Centre Committee, Member
Centennial Library Committee, Member
Chilliwack Public Art Committee, Member

Employment Summary

1992 – Present, Station One Architects
1982 – 1992, Architect

Ryan Huston is a registered architect with almost 40 years of professional experience. Ryan brings his enthusiasm and planning experience, providing dynamic and engaging leadership. He has acted in the capacity of project architect for many major institutional projects in the Fraser Valley and Interior regions of British Columbia. He gained valuable and relevant experience with BC Ministry of Education engagement while completing many schools around the province. Ryan’s projects generally incorporate concepts such as affordability, adaptability, durability, innovation, accessibility, and energy efficiency. Ryan’s extensive experience in engaging with stakeholders and leading a collaborative design process is a continuing benefit to all of Station One’s clients.

Ryan is one of the founding partners of Station One Architects (previously Craven Huston Powers Architects), and recently stepped down from partnership but remains active in the company’s operations. Ryan’s quick wit, attention to detail, excellent grammar skills, and contagious personality make him an integral part of the Station One team, and always the life of the party.

Ryan Huston

architect aibc

Education B.Arch., University of British Columbia B.A., University of British...

wes friesen

Position: architect aibc
Accreditation: B.Arch

Education

B.Arch., University of Idaho – Summa Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia member
State of Washington Architect

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
1995 – 2019 Points West Architecture

Wes has been designing and drawing buildings for over 38 years. He started his education in Building Technology at BCIT and completed his architecture degree at the University of Idaho at the top of his class. This combination of technical and design skills have resulted in a successful career in architecture that includes residential, commercial and institutional projects in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State. Wes has extensive experience running an architectural practice, and was previously the principal and owner of Points West Architecture, until it was acquired by Station One.

Wes is currently focused on working with clients multi-family projects ranging from 12 to 900 units throughout the Fraser Valley.

wes friesen

architect aibc

Education B.Arch., University of Idaho – Summa Cum Laude Professional...

Phil Craven

Position: retired architect aibc raic

Education

Architecture Diploma

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Member
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada member

Employment Summary

1992 – Present, Station One Architects
1972 – 1992, Birmingham UK, Chilliwack BC

Philip has practiced as a registered architect in British Columbia and the United Kingdom for the past 30 years focusing his expertise primarily in the field of institutional architecture. Philip is one of the founding partners of Station One Architects and maintains a vital role in assisting with the finer details of the architecture practice and acting as a mentor to the architects, interns and technologists in the firm.

Phil brings a regiment of carefully considered and crafted detail to the firm’s work, insuring longevity of building systems and conscious balance of ongoing maintenance costs.

Phil Craven

retired architect aibc raic

Education Architecture Diploma Professional Affiliations Architectural Institute of British Columbia...

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