KEVIN RYAN

Principal Architect

Architect AIBC, MA (Hons), DA,  LEED AP

 

Graduate with an Honours Masters degree and Diploma of Architecture with distinction from Edinburgh University 1978, and 1979. Employed with Eric Lyons Architects in London England 1979 -1980. Private practice in British Columbia since 1980, leading to the formation of Coast Architectural Group Inc. in 1983. After moving the offices to the Interior, Coast Architectural Group Inc. became BlueGreen Architecture Inc. in 2010 reflecting the firm’s holistic approach to sustainable design initiatives.

 

Kevin adheres to a belief that all the resources of the site and building process are to be valued in a sustainable manner with the building occupants sheltered in a healthy and inspirational environment. This design philosophy leads to unique, exciting and responsive design solutions.

 

Particular expertise includes functional programming, project feasibility analysis and design, with an objective to achieve the optimum value from each site and project. His ability to negotiate effectively with the various agencies and communicate with the client expedites a successful project.

WENDY REMPEL

Partner/Architect

Architect AIBC, M.Arch., B.Arch.

 

Wendy completed a Bachelors of Architecture Degree from Montana State University in 1990 with Honours. She then contributed to three Vancouver firms, which focused on institutional, commercial, mixed-use and hospitality commissions, designing an award-winning office/ warehouse facility for SunLife Assurance. Wendy’s strengths and experience lie in design, both exterior and interior, and thrives on project coordination from initial client discussions, to management of consultants and construction.

 

She is honoured to be working with a firm that not only prides itself on an extremely high quality of design, but also to be part of a dynamic team of people with diverse talents and strengths.

Shauna Noyes

Architect

Architect AIBC, AAA, MRAIC, LEED AP

 

Shauna is a Registered Architect in B.C. and Alberta and specializes in green building design of all types. She has extensive experience coordinating and certifying LEED™ green building projects. She provides high quality, personalized service to all her clients and has over 30 years of combined education and experience on large and small building projects across Canada, Great Britain and Germany.

 

Shauna continually makes great effort to achieve a high level of green building design and to develop beautiful, holistic and sustainable buildings that enrich culture, communities and the environment.

ROSALYN ROSSOL

Interior Designer

BID

 

Originally from Kelowna, Rosalyn attended Kwantlen University College in the lower mainland to achieve her Bachelor of Applied Design in Interior Design. As a junior interior designer, Rosalyn started her career in Vancouver with a large scale developer where she was able to hone her skills on multiple levels. In turn, she successfully completed many presentation centers, display homes and builder packages based for multi residential development.

 

Rosalyn returned to the Okanagan and in 2006 was pleased to start work for BlueGreen Architecture Inc, excited to join a multi-talented team of individuals from which she could learn and mentor from.

NEIL BRUN

Architectural Technician

HBAS

 

Neil studied architecture at the University of Waterloo, which granted him opportunities to work with a variety of firms across the country and to study in Italy. Since joining BlueGreen Architecture in 2007, he has fueled his passion for exploring design concepts through various foms of media by contributing 3D imaging and modeling work to dozens of projects. He is proud to be part of a design team that engages challenging and unique projects with a design philosophy that has social and environmental sustainability at its core.

Charene Monk

Building Technologist, Registered Interior Designer

RID, AScT, LEED BD+C

 

Char’s education and varied work experience include facets of interior design, architectural technology, engineering technology and building product manufacturing. She has worked on projects including hospital renovations, post-secondary institution renovations, office tenant improvements, new commercial buildings and residential buildings. Her ability to understand the client’s needs and to apply her technical knowledge and creativity, adds value to the project team.

 

Char earned her Diploma in Building Technology from Thompson Rivers University in 2002, which lead to achieving her Applied Science Technologist in Building designation with ASTTBC in 2006. She completed the NCIDQ exam and became an NCIDQ member and a Registered Interior Designer with The IDIBC and The IDC in 2007. She continued on to complete the LEED AP exam to become a LEED accredited professional in 2009.

Aaron Whalen

Building Designer

B. Arch. Sci.

 

An explorer and creator, Aaron’s design narrative spawned from an early age. Scribbles turned three-dimensional just as sand castles turned into built form.

 

After completing a BA in Architectural Science from Ryerson University, Aaron’s adventurous spirit took him to Israel to build upon his skills and gain a new perception of architecture and world culture. Bringing this experience back, Aaron has melded his skills towards a diversity of projects from high-end residential to large-scale institutional spanning Ontario and Alberta before coming to British Columbia in 2014. Aaron is a passionate designer, and loves to produce exciting 3D visualizations.

 

Outside of the studio, Aaron lives a healthy and adventurous lifestyle filled with mountain biking, backcountry exploration and snowboarding, all while being mindful of his carbon footprint.

JAN STEFFEN