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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...

Farrell Brett

Position: project administration

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, UFV – with honours
Legal Secretary Certificate, UFV

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
1997 – 2018, Operations Business Manager, Financial Services & Capital Project Support
1996 – 2003, Construction Financial Admin

Farrell is passionate about working alongside motivated, creative people. She is detail-oriented and loves the opportunity to work on different projects, finding satisfaction in working with various teams to help ensure projects stay on track and exceed client expectations.

She provides administration for our active architectural and landscape architectural office projects. Change Orders, CCNs, Certificates of Payment, Notification of Substantial Performance and contract administration are a few areas that Farrell masterfully manages. Farrell’s prodigious organizational skills allow her to successfully work closely with owners, GCs, architects and engineers to maintain clear lines of communication and ensure Station One’s projects stay on track.

Outside of the office Farrell loves to travel (when we’re not in the middle of a worldwide pandemic…), play her piano, take art classes, work on ridiculously large wooden puzzles and participate, very competitively, in game nights with her family.

Farrell Brett

project administration

Education Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, UFV – with honours Legal...

Leon Schroeder

Position: senior associate
Accreditation: Architectural Technologist AIBC, LEED Green Associate, CPTED

Education

Building Technology Diploma (Architecture Option), BCIT

Professional Affiliations

US Green Building Council (LEED Green Associate)
Architectural Technologist AIBC

Employment Summary

2016 – Present, Station One Architects
1993 – 2016, Manager, Associate

Leon is a senior associate at Station One Architects and is the director of operations for the firm, having gained a wealth of knowledge from his past experience as a senior architectural technologist and project manager. Throughout his career he has gained extensive experience in a wide range of projects, including multi-family residential, mixed-use, affordable housing, and institutional projects. Known for having a keen eye for detail, Leon is a clear communicator and is respected by his peers for his professionalism and working as a team player. He thrives in managing and organizing the needs of clients, municipalities and consultants, and in implementing the various requirements with the architectural team during the design and production phases.

Leon believes that good architectural design is developed through a collaborative, evolutionary process that draws inspiration from many sources to bring a project to successful completion. His accreditation in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and training in CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) are examples of his multi-faceted approach to design.

Leon Schroeder

senior associate

Education Building Technology Diploma (Architecture Option), BCIT Professional Affiliations US...

Andy Sidhu

Position: associate
Accreditation: Architectural Technologist AIBC

Education

B. Architectural Science, BCIT
Diploma Architectural and Building Engineering Technology, BCIT

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Member

Employment Summary

2014 – Present, Station One Architects
2012 – 2014, Technologist

Andy is an associate with Station One, and has had a long standing interest in architecture and drafting. He is a 2012 BCIT graduate and holds his bachelor’s degree in architectural science. Since his graduation, Andy has worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential, commercial, & institutional, recently focusing on educational facilities. His involvement in a wide range of projects has provided him with valuable experience and knowledge in project execution & coordination. He also possesses an advanced knowledge of several architectural programs including REVIT, AutoCAD, Lumion Rendering, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro & After Effects. Andy has continued to advance his knowledge and skills with Station One and has become a licensed and insured drone pilot as well as a registered Architectural Technologist with the AIBC.

Andy’s attention for detail and leadership skills have made him an important part of the Station One team. As an associate, Andy is trusted to lead his team, and to ensure each project runs smoothly and that his clients are happy.

Andy Sidhu

associate

Education B. Architectural Science, BCIT Diploma Architectural and Building Engineering...

Chelsea Mueller

Position: intern architect aibc
Accreditation: M.Arch

Education

M. Arch., Portland State University
B. A (Urban Studies), University of Calgray

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Associate

Employment Summary

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

A recent Master of Architecture graduate of Portland State University, accented by a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Calgary, Chelsea provides a unique perspective on the built environment and the city. With her passion and constant curiosity for urban design and architecture, Chelsea is looking forward to contributing to the field of Canadian Architecture and working towards becoming a registered Architect as a part of the Station One team.

Chelsea Mueller

intern architect aibc

Education M. Arch., Portland State University B. A (Urban Studies),...

Jess Gleason

Position: marketing + graphic design

Education

BFA Visual Arts and Graphic Design, UFV
Diploma Graphic + Digital Design, UFV – with Distinction

Employment Summary

2018 – Present, Station One Architects
2016 – 2018, Graphic Designer, Chilliwack
2015 – 2016, Graphic Designer, Abbotsford
2014 – 2015, Graphic Designer, Abbotsford

Jess believes that simplicity and sweating the small stuff are key to creating effective marketing and design solutions. As the face behind the scenes of Station One’s marketing and graphic design, she gives fresh life to our proposals, website, and social media presence, drawing from her extensive experience. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube to keep up to date with our day-to-day! She also loves telling stories through film production, and is part of the team that creates all of our in-house drone videos. Jess is well versed in numerous Adobe Creative Cloud  programs including Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and is Station One’s in-house Indesign expert.

Jess has a passion for all things creative, ranging from dance to interior décor, photography, videography and gardening. Her hunger for learning carries her down new and interesting avenues, allowing her to continually expand her skills.

“Great execution is the ultimate differentiator.” – Margaret Molloy

Jess Gleason

marketing + graphic design

Education BFA Visual Arts and Graphic Design, UFV Diploma Graphic...

Sherri Guretzki

Position: administrative assistant

Education

General Studies, UFV

Employment Summary

2017 – Present, Station One Architects

As the warm welcome of Station One Architects, Sherri will help guide you in the right direction to find the answer. With her strong administrative background and organizational skills, she is an essential link in the team involved with all sides of administration and coordination. Sherri is a master organizer, multitasker, event planner, and all around miracle worker.

Sherri Guretzki

administrative assistant

Education General Studies, UFV Employment Summary 2017 – Present, Station...

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...

Scott Watson

Position: landscape architect
Accreditation: MBCSLA, CSLA, ISA (Certified Arborist)

Education

Landscape Architectural Technology, NAIT
Urban Design Certificate, SFU
General Studies & AutoCAD, UFV

Professional Affiliations

Registered Member, British Columbia Society of Landscape Architect (President 2017 – 2018, Board Member 2015 – present)
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects member
International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist

Employment Summary

2018 – Present, Station One Architects
Parks Manager, White Rock
Park Planner, Abbotsford
Park Development Inspector, Calgary
Construction Superintendent, Regina

Scott Watson is a registered landscape architect of BCSLA as well as a certified arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture 35 years of planning, design, contract management, and construction. Scott has worked professionally in public and private practices and has managed a wide range of projects including landscape projects for civic and institutional projects, municipal parks and cemeteries. As head of the landscape architecture division of Station One, he is currently working on large landscape projects for schools and care facilities as well as public parks in BC.

The combination of Landscape Architecture and Arboricultural brings a vital element to his design. His ability to visualize potential opportunities on a site and extensive knowledge of plants and natural systems provides for a most successful arrangement of both natural and built environments.

Scott Watson

landscape architect

Education Landscape Architectural Technology, NAIT Urban Design Certificate, SFU General...

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...

Katherine Robertson

Position: technologist

Education

Architectural & Civil Drafting Certificate, UFV
Interior Design Certificate, BCIT

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
2017 – 2019, Technologist, Fort Langley
2009 – 2017, Technologist, Australia

Katherine was born and raised in Abbotsford and, after finishing the Architectural & Civil drafting program at UFV, has been a draftsperson for over 20 years. Having also studied interior design at BCIT, she’s worked in both interior design and architectural offices on a variety of projects, ranging from office interiors to 10-storey hospitals in Tasmania. After living in Australia for twelve years, her family relocated back to BC in 2017.

Away from the office Katherine is a competitive pool player (and is ranked as one of the top female players in Canada!), a voracious reader, plays the piano, and has a healthy obsession with plants.

Katherine Robertson

technologist

Education Architectural & Civil Drafting Certificate, UFV Interior Design Certificate,...

Drew Davidson

Position: technologist

Education

Architectural and Building Engineering Technology, BCIT

Employment Summary

2013 – Present, Station One Architects

Drew graduated from BCIT and has had a long standing interest in Architecture and drafting. He has learned a considerable amount about the BC Building Industry through both his schooling and his time at Station One. His involvement in a wide range of projects has provided him with valuable experience and knowledge in AutoCAD and Revit, and also with Building Code and Building Bylaw analysis. Drew hopes to continue to grow and improve with Station One’s guidance and eventually become a registered Architectural Technologist of BC.

Drew Davidson

technologist

Education Architectural and Building Engineering Technology, BCIT Employment Summary 2013...

alenda griffioen

Position: landscape designer

Education

Interior Design, Witwatersrand, South Africa
REVIT, AutoCAD, Tree Identification

Employment Summary

2017 – Present, Station One Architects
2014 – 2016, Landscape Designer, Abbotsford & New Westminster
1997 – 2014, Landscape Designer, Abbotsford

Alenda brings extensive local plant knowledge and landscape design to the Landscape Architectural department at Station One. She has over 20 years of experience in residential landscape design, including commercial, multi-family, institutional and industrial landscape design projects. In her earlier years as a qualified Interior Designer, her work as a draftsperson in a South African Architectural firm provided a foundation for her holistic approach to design, envisioning the exterior room as an extension to the interior spaces, and finding harmony between the two.

alenda griffioen

landscape designer

Education Interior Design, Witwatersrand, South Africa REVIT, AutoCAD, Tree Identification...

Quintin van Dyk

Position: architectural graduate
Accreditation: M.Arch

Education

Magister Architecturae University of the Free State, South Africa
B.Arch Honores University of the Free State, South Africa
Bachalaureus Architecturae Studiorum University of the Free State, South Africa

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
2015 – 2019, Architect, South Africa
2014 – 2014, Architect, South Africa
2011 – 2014, Architect, South Africa
2010 – 2011, Architect, South Africa
2007 – 2009, Architect, South Africa
2006 – 2007, Architect, South Africa

Recently relocating from South Africa, Quintin is excited to settle in British Columbia with Station One Architects. With 13 years experience, he has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from single family residential, to large scale commercial, health care, educational and institutional buildings. Quintin has also gained comprehensive experience acting as the principal on projects, handling contract management, acting as office manager, and serving on committees for upcoming professionals.

Quintin is a registered Architect in South Africa and is in the process of becoming registered with the AIBC. His well-rounded experience, strong work ethic and attention to detail make him a valuable asset and addition to the Station One team.

Quintin van Dyk

architectural graduate

Education Magister Architecturae University of the Free State, South Africa...

Parker Hendsbee

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects

Parker has been designing and building since he was old enough to know better than to eat Lego. Recently graduating from UFV’s Architectural Drafting Technician program, he is quickly applying the intricacies of both AutoCAD and Revit in Station One’s projects. Parker’s keen eye and attention to detail bring a youthful creative edge to the team.

Parker Hendsbee

drafting technician

Education Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV Employment Summary 2019 –...

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...

Greg Byrne

Position: senior associate

Professional Affiliations

1999–Present, Station One Architects

Greg Byrne is a senior associate at Station One Architects and has over 20 years of professional experience in project management, REVIT and AutoCAD. His extensive experience includes a range of project types including: residential, institutional, landscape and health care related projects. Greg’s managing experience, speed and accuracy and knowledge of REVIT is a highly valuable asset to successfully complete any project presented to the company. In the time Greg has been with Station One Architects, he has developed an extensive understanding and knowledge of construction, detailing and design issues, which have made him an invaluable asset to SOA.

Greg Byrne

senior associate

Professional Affiliations 1999–Present, Station One Architects Greg Byrne is a...

Matt Brennan

Position: associate
Accreditation: Architectural Technologist AIBC

Education

Architectural & Structural Drafting Certificate, Kwantlen University
B.C.B.C. 1998 – Part 3, BCIT

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Technologist AIBC

Employment Summary

2015 – Present, Station One Architects
2003 – 2015, Technologist (Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge)

Matt found his love for architectural design while connecting and designing meaningful forms while coordinating projects in downtown Vancouver. This has grown over the last decade working on a variety of projects at different firms throughout Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

He brings enthusiasm and meaningful/well thought-through design skills to Station One. Matt’s specialization of BIM technology is another valuable resource and provides our clients with fully 3D rendered models for greater visual understanding while coordinating the building components for the project.

Matt Brennan

associate

Education Architectural & Structural Drafting Certificate, Kwantlen University B.C.B.C. 1998...

tyler friesen

Position: technologist

Education

Diploma of Technology, Architectural & Building Engineering Technology, BCIT

Employment Summary

2016 – Present, Station One Architects
2010 – 2016, Technologist

Tyler is an experienced residential designer with experience ranging from boutique courtyard townhomes to extensive master planned condominium communities. His familiarity with both traditional and contemporary design principles allow for broad architectural vision. Tyler’s pragmatism produces creative solutions to natural and regulatory constraints. He is passionate about efficient, contextual architecture that satisfies all project stakeholders.

tyler friesen

technologist

Education Diploma of Technology, Architectural & Building Engineering Technology, BCIT...

raul sharma

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural CAD Technologist Certificate, BCIT

Employment Summary

2018 – Present, Station One Architects

Raul has been interested in drafting since high school, and recently graduated from BCIT with his Architectural CAD Technician certificate. He is eager to bring his new skills to Station One and assist clients, and also to broaden his knowledge in the architectural industry to become an invaluable member of the team.

raul sharma

drafting technician

Education Architectural CAD Technologist Certificate, BCIT Employment Summary 2018 –...

ali baradar

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural & Civil Drafting & Design, UFV

Employment Summary

2016 – Present, Station One Architects

Ali is a recent UFV graduate who’s interest in architecture and drafting started in the drafting and design program in high school. Through work experience at Station One Architects he decided to pursue drafting and architecture as a career. He is keen to broaden his knowledge in the architectural industry as part of Station One’s team.

Ali has been with Station One Architects since 2016 and has gained extensive knowledge through working on a variety of projects ranging from residential, commercial, & institutional sectors. He is a. master at creating photo-realistic renderings for clients and always pushes the limit to make sure the renderings are beyond what they could even imagine. He is a great asset to the Station One team when he is not injured from playing sports.

ali baradar

drafting technician

Education Architectural & Civil Drafting & Design, UFV Employment Summary...

Mustafa Ahmed

Position: landscape designer

Education

Landscape Architectural Technology Diploma, NAIT

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects

Mustafa developed a passion for landscape architecture from an early age while exploring the city parks in his childhood home of Cairo, Egypt. Following through on his interest, he made a move to Edmonton to study landscape architecture at school and developed skills through work experience. Recently graduating, he relocated to beautiful British Columbia to start his career.

When he’s not at the office, Mustafa can usually be found exploring the newest city he calls home or on the soccer field.

Mustafa Ahmed

landscape designer

Education Landscape Architectural Technology Diploma, NAIT Employment Summary 2019 –...

tyler jones

Position: intern architect aibc
Accreditation: M.Arch

Education

M.Arch., University of Manitoba
B. Env. D., University of Manitoba
B.F.A., University of Victoria

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Associate

Employment Summary

2016 – Present, Station One Architects
2016, Architectural Designer (Winnipeg MB)

An architectural graduate, Tyler brings fresh design and technical skills to Station One’s team. Experience working in various trades gives him practical dimension to the art of building. He is passionate about architecture, building and craft, and is looking to contribute to optimistic architecture.

tyler jones

intern architect aibc

Education M.Arch., University of Manitoba B. Env. D., University of...

Charline Giesler

Position: project administration

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
2008- 2019, Project Manager
2006- 2008, Project Coordinator
2005- 2008, Accounts Receivable/Estimator

With Charline’s considerable past work experience for a general contractor, she brings a diverse perspective to Station One’s organization. She works closely with owners, GCs, architects and engineers to maintain clear lines of communication and ensure projects stay on track. Charline also provides reception and administration support throughout the office as needed to ensure our office runs smoothly.

When she’s not at the office, Charline can usually be found on a volleyball court or enjoying country music events.

Charline Giesler

project administration

Employment Summary 2019 – Present, Station One Architects 2008- 2019,...

Mohamed Ahmed

Position: landscape designer

Education

Landscape Architectural Technology Diploma, NAIT

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects

Mohamed is an artist. He spent his childhood and youth sketching and painting in Egypt and the USA. After relocating to Edmonton, his interests eventually led him to IB level art classes. His skill propelled him to graduation from the Landscape Architecture Technologist program at NAIT. After graduation, he chose to start his career in BC because of its thriving environment. Mohamed excels at construction documentation and evolving design standards at Station One Architects.

Mohamed Ahmed

landscape designer

Education Landscape Architectural Technology Diploma, NAIT Employment Summary 2019 –...

Alana Regier

Position: interior designer

Education

Certificate of Interior Design, BCIT

Employment Summary

2014 – Present, Station One Architects

Alana brings a fresh, insightful approach to colour and form to her clients at Station One Architects. With youthful vigour, Alana enjoys shaking up interior design concepts for our existing and new Station One clients. Alana is currently on maternity leave raising her beautiful baby girl.

Alana Regier

interior designer

Education Certificate of Interior Design, BCIT Employment Summary 2014 –...

alice dantseva

Position: intern architect aibc
Accreditation: M.Arch, M.ASPU

Education

M.ASPU Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, France
M.Arch. Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Associate

Employment Summary

2018 – Present, Station One Architects
2017-2018, Interior Designer
2016-2017, Architect
2015-2016, Intern Architect

Every project for Alice is a special, new experience in creating a new history. Convinced that the quality of architecture is in the details, she considers the many factors that influence the shape and functionality of the building while believing that good architecture and design can change people’s live for the better.

With her experience in both interior and exterior design, strong graphic and 3D modelling skills, plus a global mindset, Alice is a welcome addition to Station One’s team.

alice dantseva

intern architect aibc

Education M.ASPU Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, France M.Arch. Prydniprovska...

Beryl Braun

Position: controller & talent manager

Education

Business Administration, Medicine Hat College – with Honours

Employment Summary

1999 – Present, Station One Architects

Beryl is intrigued with people and loves to support Station One’s talent in achieving their full potential and thriving in their role. With long-standing experience at Station One, she combines this with leading the administrative team and processes, while providing a clear financial picture to meet Station One’s responsive and progressive strategies. Beryl loves to learn and can often be found volunteering in the community or exploring the great outdoors.

Beryl Braun

controller & talent manager

Education Business Administration, Medicine Hat College – with Honours Employment...

Chris Kiiveri

Position: contract adminstrator

Education

Building Technology Diploma (Architecture Option), BCIT

Employment Summary

2017 – Present, Station One Architects
2008-2017 Contract Administrator, Abbotsford
2004-2008 Research Officer

Chris’ attention to detail with common-sense solutions provides a solid balance at Station One, maintaining confirmation of design intent to built form and quality control of projects. He loves the variety of challenges in his role, whether reviewing progress of work and materials on the project site, or in the office reviewing shop drawings, coordinating design changes or communicating with contractors regarding potential changes. Over the years he has gained experience with schools, multi-family, care facilities, churches, office buildings, warehouses, building envelope and tenant improvements.

His love for the outdoors, travel and woodworking are a great fit in the Fraser Valley.

Chris Kiiveri

contract adminstrator

Education Building Technology Diploma (Architecture Option), BCIT Employment Summary 2017...

Darren Les

Position: technologist

Education

Architectural & Civil Drafting Certificate, UFV – Exemplary Achievement Recognition

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects
2014-2018 Technologist, Edmonton, AB
2012-2013 Technologist, Langley/Chilliwack, BC
2006-2012 Technologist, Chilliwack, BC

Darren was born and raised here in Chilliwack, where architecture and drafting piqued his interest at a young age. After completing the Architectural and Civil Drafting program at UFV he worked for a few years as a framer, learning the bones of building, before starting his career in architecture. This experience proved valuable in terms of learning the importance of designing in an efficient, structurally sound fashion.

Throughout Darren’s career over the past 14 years he’s worked closely with clients, creating plans for custom homes and townhouses. Working with Station One Architects he enjoys using his experience to create attractive & affordable condo designs with atypical / unorthodox forms. Imagining a future where everyone has a home that they can be proud to live in is what inspires him in his professional development.

Darren Les

technologist

Education Architectural & Civil Drafting Certificate, UFV – Exemplary Achievement...

Joshua Mercado

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV

Employment Summary

2019 – Present, Station One Architects

Joshua is a recent graduate of UFV’s Architectural Drafting Technician program. His interest in the built environment began when he was young, and eventually led him to Station One Architects, where he is now applying the intricacies of his new skills in both AutoCAD and Revit in Station One’s projects.

Joshua Mercado

drafting technician

Education Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV Employment Summary 2019 –...

Kristy Tawes

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural & Structural Drafting, Kwantlen

Employment Summary

2017 – Present, Station One Architects
2010-2017 Freelance Structural & Interior Designer
2004-2007 Architectural & Structural Drafting
2004 Civil Drafting

A natural in using Revit to build concepts into concrete working drawings and then following through to project completion, Kristy’s attention to detail and direct approach are key strengths to Station One Architect’s team. Growing up with a love of arts and crafts rounded by a quick wit, her background of interior design and structural and civil drafting gives valuable insight to varied types of projects.

Kristy Tawes

drafting technician

Education Architectural & Structural Drafting, Kwantlen Employment Summary 2017 –...

Aaron Millar

Position: technologist

Education

Architectural and Civil Drafting and Design, UCFV

Professional Affiliations

Applied Science Technologists & Technician of British Columbia

Employment Summary

2004 – Present, Station One Architects

Aaron has been with Station One Architects since 2004 and has gained extensive experience from the many varied designs and practices of the firm. His knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD are an asset to the company’s productivity, and his experience with a wide range of programs and hardware allow for a great deal of flexibility in his work. Aaron provides a variety of services within the office and has been specializing particularly in field inspection services and contract administration. Aaron has a passion for photography and is our in-house specialist for architectural photos of the firm’s completed works.

Aaron Millar

technologist

Education Architectural and Civil Drafting and Design, UCFV Professional Affiliations...

Glenn D. Froese

Position: project coordinator

Education

Mechanical Drafting Technician, Mohawk College of A.A.I.
Senior Level Building Code of British Columbia, BCIT

Professional Affiliations

Member of City of Chilliwack Advisory Design Panel
Chilliwack School Board Budget Committee

Employment Summary

2012 – Present, Station One Architects
1988–2012, Project Coordinator, Abbotsford

Glenn has over 25 years experience in project management from design inception through to completion and site services. His extensive experience in the structural engineering side of projects adds to Glenn’s broad perspective of the industry. Glenn has a thorough understanding of design and the construction industry, which has made him invaluable in efficiently progressing projects through working drawings to be realized on site. He is responsible for coordination and review of all consultants’ drawings and tender documents and often assisted clients in reviewing quotes, awards and contracts with their contractors.

Glenn D. Froese

project coordinator

Education Mechanical Drafting Technician, Mohawk College of A.A.I. Senior Level...

Shadi Chaychi

Position: drafting technician

Education

Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV
Diploma of Architecture, Tehran University

Employment Summary

2018 – Present, Station One Architects

Bringing her love for European architecture to the team, Shadi upgraded her architectural education locally after immigrating to Canada with her architecture diploma from Iran. Her interest in architecture has grown continuously since she started working at Station One Architects. She has learned a great deal about the BC building industry, and has developed her knowledge in Revit, AutoCAD, and BC Building Code. Since joining Station One, Shadi has immersed herself in the development of a variety of residential and school projects. She is ambitious, eager to learn and willing to be stretched in the world of architecture.

“Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.” Julia Morgan

Shadi Chaychi

drafting technician

Education Architectural Drafting Technician Certificate, UFV Diploma of Architecture, Tehran...

Jaimie Stroomer

Position: technologist
Accreditation: CPHD

Education

Architectural & Building Technology, BCIT

Professional Affiliations

Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD)

Employment Summary

2016 – Present, Station One Architects

Jaimie is a BCIT graduate and has had a long standing interest in Architecture and Design. He has learned a considerable amount about the construction industry through both his schooling, time at Station One, and working in construction. His involvement in a wide range of projects has provided him with valuable experience and knowledge in Revit and AutoCAD. Jaimie is continuously expanding his knowledge and accreditations and hopes to continue to grow and improve with Station One’s guidance; he has recently been certified as a Passive House designer, and is currently studying to become a certified CPTED Practitioner as well as a registered Architectural Technologist with the AIBC.

Jaimie Stroomer

technologist

Education Architectural & Building Technology, BCIT Professional Affiliations Certified Passive...

Heather Honeycutt

Position: intern architect aibc
Accreditation: M.Arch, BID

Education

M. Arch, University of Calgary
Bachelor of Interior Design, Ryerson University

Professional Affiliations

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Associate

Employment Summary

2014 – Present, Station One Architects
2013 – 2013, Internship – China

Heather began her career with a Bachelor Degree of Interior Design at Ryerson University. This taught her how to create high quality technical and presentation drawings, material boards, and spatial layouts. Her curiosity for formal experimentation and material effects led her to pursue a Master’s Degree of Architecture, which she has completed at the University of Calgary. This combination of education has allowed her to understand and manipulate how interior and exterior conditions can influence and augment each other. Heather is in the final stages of becoming a registered Architect.

Heather Honeycutt

intern architect aibc

Education M. Arch, University of Calgary Bachelor of Interior Design,...

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