Martin Nielsen, MRAIC, Architect AIBC, PEng, LEED AP

Principal, DIALOG

A registered architect and mechanical engineer, Martin brings over twenty-five years of experience and leadership to DIALOG’s urban design, mixed-use development, higher education, and transportation projects. He is very passionate about developing sustainable design solutions that are socially, economically, and environmentally responsible. 

Martin’s recent project work includes the planning of a LEED Platinum community for the University of Calgary Development Trust and the design and construction of a new UBC Campus Energy Centre targeting LEED Gold. Prior to joining DIALOG Martin led the design and construction of UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS); a LEED® Platinum certified and Living Building, education and research facility, considered one of the greenest institutional projects in North America.

He has taught at the UBC School of Architecture and Faculty of Engineering and has served as chair of the UBC Advisory Urban Design Panel. He is also serving on the Squamish Nation Advisory Design Panel and has served as Chair on the City of Vancouver Urban Design Panel.


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24-27 May 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Ontario Association of Architects have partnered to present the 2017 Festival of Architecture May 24-27, 2017 in Ottawa.

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