CALGARY/EDMONTON/TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - National design firm
DIALOG continues their legacy and success through creativity, design
excellence and collaboration. DIALOG's continual focus on bringing and
amplifying the talents, passion and knowledge of their team is
showcased with the appointment of five new associates. "We are
thrilled to be able to add more strength to our team of Associates,"
says Tom Sutherland, Managing Principal. "These five individuals bring
innovative solutions to our project, emphasize collaboration with our
clients and are proven leaders in our firm".
Newly Appointed Associates:
Bruce McCallum, LEED® AP, is a LEED® accredited professional with over 10 years of experience in
the industry. As a DIALOG's National Design Technology Manager, Bruce
is responsible for providing strategic input on our direction with BIM
(Building Information Modelling) design technology systems and for
supporting our teams in their use of Revit, AutoCAD, VectorWorks,
Navisworks and other related software. As an Associate, Bruce will
continue to lead and execute the strategic plan for Design Technology
Ryan Willmer, PEng, has been an important member of DIALOG's structural engineering team
since joining the firm back in 2006. A graduate from the University of
Alberta, Ryan is keenly interested in the analysis and design of
concrete and steel structures, including bridges and office buildings.
Ryan is being recognized for a combination of his leadership, technical
skills and client-focused mentality, as demonstrated by his work on the
Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, SAIT Trades and Technology Complex
and Federated Co-op's retail petroleum projects.
Richard C. Innes, Dip. Arch. Tech., CET, is a seasoned project manager with knowledge in all phases and
disciplines of a project. With over 18 years of experience, Richard is
well versed in understanding the client's needs and the needs of the
overall project. Since joining DIALOG in 2010, Richard has been an
instrumental part of the team for projects such as the Currents of
Windemere, Century Crossing Shopping Centre and the Westmount Call
Centre Renovation. Richard's expertise in project and client management
has earned him a strong reputation in the industry and amongst clients,
and is often specifically requested to be involved in their projects.
Mike Corpuz, BA Architectural Design, is a recognized leader on his studio's architectural design team and has
been with DIALOG since graduating from the University of Toronto in
2001. A mentor to students and new intern architects in the studio,
Michael is a passionate designer with a wide variety of projects in his
portfolio of work, including the National Institute of Nanotechnology,
NAIT Spartan Centre, St. Joseph Seminary, and all four designs for the
Royal Alberta Museum. Michael is known and respected by clients for his
focus on customer service and drive for design excellence.
Tania Oppedisano, BA, CHRM, joined DIALOG in 2009 as the Human Resources Generalist for the Toronto
Studio. When she subsequently moved into the role of National
Recruitment Manager, Tania was instrumental in bringing in talent to
staff the Toronto Studio. As a result, she has a strong connection with
and is a trusted-advisor to many in the studio, giving her a unique
position of influence and leadership. In 2011, Tania assumed the role
of Studio Administrator, where she has proven her leadership skills and
has improved on the consistent delivery of her team. Her reliability
and positive attitude have earned her trust among the Principals and
her peers, positioning her as the go-to person for the studio.
DIALOG is a fully integrated and multidisciplinary team of architects,
engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, urban designers
and planners. Our portfolio of work and influence spans across Canada
and can be found in locations around the world, from the Czech Republic
to Memphis, Tennessee. Working from four studios in Calgary, Edmonton,
Toronto and Vancouver, our approach is one of open, innovative, intense
collaboration with our clients and each other in order to deliver
outstanding solutions that make a lasting and positive contribution to
our clients, their communities, and the environment. For more
information please visit www.designdialog.ca.
For further information:
For more information regarding our newly appointed Associates or our current projects, please contact: