Barry J. Hobin

Architect, Founding Partner

Barry Hobin is the founding partner of Hobin Architecture Incorporated. Having recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, the firm has become widely recognized for its contribution to Ottawa’s architectural landscape.

“Design for community demands a cross disciplinary approach”

Mr. Hobin has been a strong advocate for architecture. He has been the president of the Royal Architectural institute of Canada. He has also served as Chairman of the Committee of Adjustments for the City of Ottawa, Design Committee Chair for the City of Kanata Town Centre, Site Selection Director for Habitat for Humanity, and Building Program Chair for Carleton University’s Board of Governors. In 2013 Mr. Hobin was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of outstanding commitment to the community, and he received the Integrity and Ethics Award in 2018 from the General Contractors Association of Ottawa. Mr. Hobin developed the TV series “Homes By Design” with Sound Venture productions to showcase residential projects in Canada and internationally.

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LeBreton Flats
1979-present
Founder, Hobin Architecture Incorporated, Ottawa
2018
Integrity and Ethics Award, General Contractors Association of Ottawa
2013
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
2000
A. D. Dunton Alumni Award, Carleton University
2004
Adjunct Research Professor, School of Architecture, Carleton University
1997-1998
President, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Past Chairman (Building Program), Board of Governors, Carleton University
Past Director, Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region
Past Chairman, Committee of Adjustments, City of Ottawa
Past Chairman, Kanata Design Committee, City of Kanata
Past Director, Centretown Non‑Profit Housing Corporation