Remodeling and Home Design
Toronto Architects & Designers

CONSULTANTS

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1 GARY G. ERICKSON - OWNER ARCHITECT
BFA, M. Arch. UBC, OAA. PMP. LEED A.P.

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Gary Erickson offers a spectrum of creative, business, scientific, project management and professional design skills and qualifications. He is responsible for the firm business strategy, finance, marketing, consultative services, REVIT development, IT infrastructure and architectural design and documentation.

Previously Gary has worked with HOK in Toronto and Tampa, SOM in New York, and at IBI Toronto as a senior design architect.

See Gary's Portfolio, or Highlights for samples of his original architectural work. 

Contact Gary via email at ericksong@me.com.

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2 RICHARD LAMB - ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

BA, Arch. Hons. Leeds. BSc. Arch. RAIC. Current.

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Richard Lamb has a knowledge base that spans from hands on construction, to site superintendent,  and from project management to architectural technology.

He is a founding partner in a construction company Lambton Group Ltd.

Previously Richard has worked in Liverpool, Manchester and London in the UK. Recently he has worked in the Canadian cites of Winnipeg, Peterborough and Toronto.

Contact Richard via email at richard_btc@live.com.

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3 CHELSEA WANG - INTERN ARCHITECT

B. Arch, China. M. Arch. Waterloo.

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Chelsea Wang is a recent graduate of Waterloos’s masters program in Architecture.  
Chelsea is working on her intern program, currently using Revit to create building permit documents.

Previously her work experience was with AECOM's Shanghai office.

Chelsea’s thesis was in new community living typologies in Toronto. She has a special interest in residential architecture.

Chelsea is fluent in Mandarin and English, and collaborates with our Chinese clients.

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4 SAMANTHA SANELLA - INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTANT

BFA ID, M. Arch.

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Samantha Sannella currently consults in interior design to homeowners and businesses.
She teaches part time at Ryerson University.

She is the founder of Urban Retreat Homes. 

See Samanthas website for more details of her experience and qualifications in business, interior design, planning and architecture.

Contact Sam at samanthasannella@gmail.com.

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5 ROBERT CROGHAN - ENTREPRENEURESHIP CONSULTANT

B. SC. Guelph U. Schulich School of Business. 

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Robert Croghan is an international serial entrepreneur. He has been a client of GEA from its startup phase as the founder of Dotto-One, the fibre optic network company.
He is currently working with MARS in the development of a his new green energy company, RMAE Inc. Robert is introducing Chinese manufacturers of natural gas co-generation equipment to the Canadian energy market.

He is our first Director, advising the firm on strategic business development.

Robert has developed many new firms in Canada, the Caribbean, the United States, and China. See his Linked profile.

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6 KAY ZAND - STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
BEng. Civil, MSc. Struct. Sheffield, PEO.

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Kay Zand, of Zand and Associates is the owner engineer of a building engineering solutions firm. Kay provides structural engineering services to architects, general contractors, steel fabricators, and solar panel companies in residential, commercial and industrial areas. We refer Kay Zand for custom structural consulting on any size of project. 

Call Kay’s cell at (647)992-9263 and email at optimumquest@gmail.com.

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7 ADAM CARTER - MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DESIGNER
CET Sheridan. HRAI. BCIN Hvac.

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Adam Carter, of Canada HVAC is the owner of a local toronto hvac design firm. Adam provides HVAC desing services on OBC Part 9, small buildings for your HVAC permit. See his webste for his servies at http://www.canadahvacdesign.com.

Call Adam’s cell at (905)419-1961 and email at canada-hvac@start.ca.

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8 SAAD HAROON - MECHANICAL ENGINEER
P.Eng LEED Associate

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Saad Haroon, of MSH engineering is our preferred provider of mechanical engineering for large buildings, OBC Part 3.  MSH Engineers are Licensed Professional Engineers providing clients with all round comprehensive services in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Sanitary and Fire Protection. See his webste for his servies at http://msheng.ca.

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9 AHMAD JAFARI - STRCUTURAL ENGINEER

P.Eng LEED Associate

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Ahmad Jafari, of ANJ Engineering is our preferred provider of structural engineering for large buildings, OBC Part 3.  They are certified structural engineering design company incorporated in Ontario, Canada.

ANJ provides consulting structural design and inspection services to architects, developers, contractors and government organizations. See their website at http://anjengineering.com.

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10 MICA - HUMAN STRESS CONSULTANT

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Mica is the friendliest dog in the universe. That is why we love having her in our company. She understands english and spanish as her first laguage.
Robert Croghan, Mica’s daddy, rescued her from the streets of Venezuela. Mica followed Robert back to his hotel on a business trip. Mica had a bad limp from a car accident. Robert could not resist rescuing her.
Years later, thanks to Robert's generosity, Mica has recently had a full hip replacement using rapid prototyping technology in the United States. She has now been rebuilt, as a better, stronger dog.

Mica is our human stress relief consultant. 

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KAZI RAIHAN ZAFAR - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
B.F.A. Parsons.

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Kazi is based out of Bangladesh and Canada. He is related to some of the most important companies in Bangladesh, including the Prime Ministers office.
As a canadian resident, Kazi facilitates new businesses relationships between his home county of Bangladesh, and his new home in Toronto, Canada.  

Kazi and I are working together to explore the potentials of linking professional services in Canada with the construction of vital new infrastructure in Bangladesh. 

Kazi has been an entrepreneur, web designer and fine artist. He is currently exhibiting in Toronto's Queen West gallery district.

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T. ANDREW MORTON - PHOTOGRAPHY CONSULTANT
S.H.K. School of hard knocks.

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Andrew is terminally shy, so his hand is all he would allow us to post. He has been kind enough to collaborate with us on some of our projects.

Andrew is a world class middle east conflict photojournalist who has now settled in Toronto after too many explosions near his head.

He also is an accomplished fashion and portrait photographer. 

For more about Andrew link to: 
https://www.facebook.com/t.andrew.morton

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JINISHA B. - THE SOLUTIONIST
Wilfred Laurier University

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Jinisha B is our go to person for all things web and social marketing. For more about Jinisha see her Linkedin page.

Widely-known as The Solutionist, Jinisha strives to create Personal Branding Solutions for sole proprietors and cross-industry professionals. She strongly advocates for H2H (human2human) marketing practices and thrives at the art of "being found" and being "bought from".

After working with businessmen internationally, she has found her mantra:
"Be your genuine self, increase your perceived value, and the JOB WILL COME TO YOU". For more about Jinisha see her Linkedin page.

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GLENN DURKIN - ESTIMATOR
Ryerson University. B of Bus Admin.

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Glenn Durkin is an experienced and knowledgeable estimator. He uses Xactimate, a new software to estimate costs from the latest stats, and years of construction experience. 

During the 2013 floods, Glenn's firm SPICA Construction Management Insurance Claim Management, provided Insurance Claim Management and Documentation Services to Contractors, Business's, Insurance Company's and Home Owners.   

Glenn Durkin can be reached at his cell (647) 875-9656.

For more about Glenn see his Linkedin page.

See the estiamtion page for more information on the value of estimating costruction cost.

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BRIAN CAIRES - ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN CONSULTANT

Dipl. Arch. Tech.

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Bryan is a BCIN accredited architectural designer, and has special CAD and interior decoration skills.

Bryan has in depth knowledge of contracting for commercial and residential renovations.

He can source furniture and equipment for your interior.

He has been the technologist of choice for our retail projects at Aura.

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KAMALPREET JAURA - ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

Sheridan College. Dipl Arch Tech.

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Kamalpreet Jaura is a graduate of Sheridan. 

Kamal's strengths are currently in REVIT documentation and design rendering, with some OBC and technical expertise. He already has remarkabe modelling and rendering ability.

For more about Kamal see his Linkedin page.

He can be reached at (647)853-4007. 

Email: kamal.jaura@live.com


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