ABBARCH ARCHITECTURE INC

Associates

Vancouver

Daniel Horner
Architect AIBC, LEED® AP, NCARB, CSC

Daniel HornerDaniel has over thirty-five years of experience in the architectural field. Prior to joining ABBARCH Architecture Inc., he was principal with Horner & Associates.

Project experience includes retail, health care and medical facilities, academic architecture and planning, non-profit organizations (American Red Cross, YWCA and YMCA) and office buildings.

Daniel’s current concentration is architectural specifications including all LEED® certified projects and construction document quality assurance.


Harriet Lau
DIPL.T., BLDG. TECH

Harriet LauWith over 20 years of experience, Harriet has proven expertise in project management throughout the development permit stage, the tendering process, and contract administration.

Significant projects that Harriet has worked on include transportation facilities, industrial warehouses, office buildings, school dormitories, and a number of recreational facilities.

At present, her strength is particularly evident in the retail sector, where for the past 10+ years she has overseen the design and construction of various supermarkets and shopping centres.

With exceptional organizational skills, Harriet is adept to working on several projects simultaneously. Her diligence and attention to detail with her project coordination skills is apparent in her work and reinforced by the many consultants, contractors and municipalities she coordinates with.


Roland Jung / Toronto
DIPL.T., BLDG. TECH

Roland JungWith over 25 years’ experience in the architectural field, 17 of which have been with ABBARCH, Roland works primarily with a focus on retail, but has also worked on a diverse range of projects that include residential, commercial, and health care developments.

Roland is involved with all aspects of his projects from tender through to close out. Roland’s primary day-to-day role consists of project and construction management – most recently with Walmart, Save-On-Foods, and Sams Club.

With a focus on client satisfaction, Roland’s attention to detail, coordination, and strong communication skills are an asset in his position.


Cheongseo Ku
B. Arch., CCNA, MCP

Cheongseo KuCheongseo is ABBARCH’s network administrator and CAD Manager. Cheongseo has been with ABBARCH since 2004, and is responsible for running the IT operations of the company over all three offices.

Highly organized and efficient, Cheongseo is also responsible for setting up system standards and managing CAD.

The infrastructure and software implemented by Cheongseo allows us to communicate and work seamlessly between all four office locations, and with clients anywhere in the world.


Luc Melanson
AScT, LEED® Green Associate

Luc MelansonLuc is a project manager and team captain for several projects within the firm. He graduated from New Brunswick Community College in 1997, and has since worked in New Brunswick, Québec and British Columbia.

He has extensive working experience in both English and French. Prior to moving to British Columbia, Luc was an Intermediate Technician for a prominent Québec firm, whose staple was institutional work. In 2001, he moved to BC, as a team captain, working mostly on educational facilities, retail and auto dealership projects.

Currently, Luc’s primary role in the firm is to take drawings from development permit stage through to completion, with a focus on construction services phases.


Brian Sheloff
DIPL. T., BLDG. TECH, DIP. ENG. & DESIGN

Brian SheloffBrian is an Associate with ABBARCH Architecture Inc with over 20 years of experience which encompasses several industry sectors such as retail, commercial, institutional and residential.

He has demonstrated leadership is his responsibilities which consist of design development, consultant procurement, coordination & management, in-house training, project management and client relations.

Brian is adept in managing multiple projects of varying scale from design development through the production & coordination of construction documents to contract administration and project close out.


Toronto

Darryl Gallant
M.A.A.T.O.

Darryl GallantDarryl Gallant has 20 years of experience and is exceptional in the preparation and coordination of working drawings.

Currently an associate at ABBARCH, Darryl has strong technical and building science knowledge particularly in commercial and retail building envelope design and construction detailing. His detail oriented approach produces clear and concise contract documents.

Darryl has in-depth knowledge of Ontario’s building code and is an excellent communicator. Darryl’s project experience ranges from retail and commercial buildings to large scale luxury hotels.


Steve Petridis
BES, LEED® Green Associate

Steve PetridisAfter graduating from the University of Waterloo, Steve worked in the fields of multidisciplinary design, computer programming and teaching in North America and Europe.

Steve joined the firm in 2006 to oversee the development and maintenance of office standards. His diverse background, eye for detail and understanding of the industry have allowed him to become involved in all aspects of the company’s operations.

Currently, he is responsible for project management, managing information technology systems at the Toronto office, and staff training.


Karl Wong
Arch. Technologist Dip

Karl WongWith over 15 years in the architectural field in North America and Asia, Karl has extensive experience in the preparation of contract documents for health care, institutional, retail and residential projects.

Karl spends much of his time working closely with clients and engineering teams on a wide variety of retail projects. His leadership skills, understanding of project delivery -including quality assurance and budget control, contribute to his success.


Mehdi Rassaf
Architect OAA, MRAIC, LEED® Green Associate

Mehdi RassafWith over 22 years of project experience in retail, commercial, institutional, recreational, and residential projects, Mehdi has a strong focus on project management, contract administration, specification writing, and construction review. He has overseen projects from design to completion and coordinated projects between staff, City, Consultants, Clients, and Contractors.