In recognition of commitment and key expertise, the partners at Barry J. Hobin & Associates Architects Incorporated are pleased to announce a number of recent appointments. With 30 years of experience, Doug Brooks, Senior Architectural Technologist, is BJHA’s newest Director and Shareholder, having accepted his appointment in December 2012. This Fall, Marc Thivierge and William (Bill) Ritcey accepted appointments as Associates.
A graduate of Fanshawe College, Doug began his Architectural career in Ottawa in 1983, joining BJHA in 2001. Notable projects include The Ottawa Humane Society, Centrepointe Studio Theatre, Beaver Barracks Non-profit Housing, Petawawa JK-12 School, The Merit Condominium and the City of Ottawa’s James Bartleman Centre. With Mr. Brooks’ appointment, Barry J. Hobin & Associates now has five Directors including Barry J. Hobin, Gordon Lorimer, William A. (Sandy) Davis and Wendy Brawley, each bringing significant experience and skill to the company’s notable stable of projects.
A graduate of Carleton University’s School of Architecture, Marc also holds a Diploma in Architectural Technology from Algonquin College and is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects. Since joining Barry J. Hobin and Associates Architects in 1996, Marc has contributed to a variety of institutional, commercial and residential projects including the 2,000-seat theatre-style sanctuary for Woodvale Pentecostal Church, The Vibe condominium (part of the Lansdowne Park Redevelopment) and Westboro Station.
A graduate of both University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Arts) and Carleton University (Bachelor of Architecture), William Ritcey joined Barry J. Hobin and Associates Architects in 2007, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience. With Barry J. Hobin and Associates Architects, Bill has contributed to number of prominent local projects including: Bluesfest House, Canal East Townhomes, Soper Place Residence Renovation and Addition, and most recently the Oblate Lands Redevelopment with Regional Group.