ABBARCH ARCHITECTURE INC

Associates

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.


Roland Jung
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 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 office locations, and with clients anywhere in the world.


Mike Nogas
OAA, MRAIC, LEED BD+C

Mike NogasMike has over 40 years of industry experience in a wide range of building sectors including commercial, retail, institutional and entertainment. He has served as project architect on many complex institutional and development projects throughout Ontario, Alberta, New York, Chicago and Shanghai. He is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and a designated LEED AP BD+C. Leveraging his many years of experience, Mike is serving as Project Architect on several complex projects for ABBARCH’s commercial developer clients such as Oxford Properties and Manulife Investment Management.


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.


Mehdi Rassaf
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.


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.


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.


Elsa Yip
DIPL. ARCH. & BLDG. TECH.

Elsa YipElsa graduated in 2005 from BCIT with an Architectural and Building Technology Diploma. Since then she has been involved with a wide range of retail sector projects including supermarkets, liquor stores, and various commercial & entertainment spaces. She has played a key role on a number of automotive sector projects. Known for her collaborative approach and dedication, Elsa has moved up quickly in rank at ABBARCH to take a lead role on complex retail and commercial projects. Elsa became an Associate at ABBARCH in 2019.