Shauna Makin, Bachelor of Environmental Design, Master's of Architecture, Distinction

formally educated at the Technical University of Nova Scotia in Halifax (now Dalhousie University).  Shauna has a varied design background in both residential and commercial environments.  her 1 1/2 year position at Michel Dubic architectes in Montreal, Quecbec as account manager for a major U.S. retailer was challenging yet inspiring.  the firm specialized in interior design and fixture design for commercial clients.  as account manager she led a team of designers and technicians in the conceptual development and construction of store interiors.  in Victoria she has had the opportunity to work on many residential and commercial projects.  specializing in spaces that function well and have a classic style to stand the test of time.  her experience in residential design ranges from designing custom new homes, major renovations, additions and interiors.

Nick Kerridge, Bachelor of Environmental Design

Nick is trained formally as a cabinet maker.  he completed his design degreee at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal where he is famous for the walking machine he built which is powered by a 12 volt battery from a cordless drill.  he has 12 years experience as a lead set carpenter in the motion picture industry in Montreal, Quebec.  his expertise in residential construction is comprised of extensive hands-on involvement renovating old and not so old houses.  in Victoria he has tackled everything from a complete renovation of a private liquor store, custom furniture built-ins and complete additions from the ground up.  his strong belief is that attention to detail and quality of workmanship are essential to the success of every project.