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A specification writer since 1997, Colin, a graduate of the University of Toronto, joined the BBS team in 2004 as a project manager, and became a vice president in 2013. Sharing responsibilities for managing all our daily work with Dave Johnston, Colin's expertise is recreational/athletic, institutional, and cultural/performing arts projects, both nationally and internationally.

As vice president, Colin manages development of the BBS master specifications, coordinating our technical research with our developing philosophy, to ensure a practicable and state-of-the-art tool for specification writers and clients alike. He is also primarily responsible for research and knowledge development of our bidding and contracting documents.

As project manager, Colin leads his project teams, implementing our philosophy in a day-to-day scenario, interacting with clients, assisting in the overall management of the firm, and ensuring the delivery of projects on-time.

Projects include:

Ādisōke (Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada) [Ottawa, ON] - Diamond Schmitt Architects / KWC Architects Inc.

East Hants Aquatic Centre [East Hants, NS] - MJM Architects

Finch West LRT Project [Toronto, ON] - Arup

Government Conference Centre Rehabilitation [Ottawa, ON] - Diamond Schmitt Architects / KWC Architects Inc.

National Arts Centre Architectural Rejuvenation Project [Ottawa, ON] - Diamond Schmitt Architects


Massey Hall Revitalization [Toronto, ON] - KPMB Architects


The Polygon Gallery [North Vancouver, BC] - Patkau Architects Inc.

University of British Columbia Aquatics Centre [Vancouver, BC] - Acton Ostry Architects Inc. + MJM Architects