University of Waterloo, Master of Architecture, 2015
University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Architectural Studies with Honours, 2013
Ontario Association of Architects
Cayman Islands Long Term Residential Mental Health Facility
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Phase 1C
First Nations Technical Institute New Academic Building
Ontario Tech University Shawenjigewining Hall
Phillips House Redevelopment
University of Toronto Koffler Scientific Reserve
Child and Parent Institute Functional Program Refresh
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Science Master Plan
Karine joined Montgomery Sisam in 2016, with an impressive portfolio of professional experience in Toronto, New York City and London, England.
Karine is well versed in all aspects of the design and delivery process, with a strong background in detailing, sustainability and consultant coordination. She brings acute problem-solving skills, exceptional organization and a strong design sensibility to each task she undertakes. With this methodical, detail-oriented approach, Karine is able to identify risks early and work with consultants to deliver alternative solutions efficiently and effectively. She is committed to re-evaluating and or evolving pre-established notions of design to improve quality and strengthen the end result.
Karine has collaborated on a range of important educational, cultural and healthcare sector projects. She made an important contribution to the Cayman Islands New Mental Health Residential Treatment Facility, the Centre for Mental Health and Addictions Phase 1C Planning Design and Compliance and Phase 1D Master Plan, the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Master Plan and the new First Nations Technical Institute. She also managed the Child and Parent Resource Institute Master Plan Refresh document and Alternate Site Analysis.
With these projects in hand and her recent work spearheading a holistic sustainability strategy for a new net-zero emissions project – the University of Toronto Koffler Scientific Reserve, she has extensive knowledge in high-performance ‘smart’ buildings.