Steven Bushnell, Architect, AAA; Jim Carey, C. Arch. Tech., AAA; Shaun Visser, Architect, AAA; and Derek Sampson, Arch. Tech., are the Principals of the practice and represent the firm’s unique blend of design and management capabilities. The complementary expertise of the partners and the senior team at BR2 are combined with an effective and efficient “team” approach to the evolution of each project’s unique program and requirements. This capability has allowed the firm to grow from a traditional architectural practice to one offering a much wider range of personal services to our clients.
The partners are dedicated and committed to providing principal level “hands on” involvement throughout each project and bringing to each of their projects their unique abilities and experience.
Steven provides extensive architectural and interior design experience within a broad project base including institutional, educational, commercial, industrial, community and hospitality projects. As well, he has developed specialty skills to provide feasibility study, programming, facility design and other specialty services. Steven’s management capabilities include significant experience in a full range of project delivery methodologies.
Jim offers a blend of significant technical and managerial expertise, ensuring design vision is achieved in technically sound buildings. As Production and Technical Manager, Jim enables our high standards to be provided for each project. In addition, his project management, code and sustainable design skills prove invaluable throughout the various project phases.
Shaun Visser has for over 18 years, carried out the detailed designs for the majority of the community and recreation work done by the firm. His expertise in programming, facility studies, project planning, and team coordination provides our project team with an enhanced capability and an expertise in ensuring a cooperative and highly interactive relationship with our client teams.
Derek has over 20+ years of experience in the field of architecture in the development a variety of commercial, industrial, institutional and residential projects. As a senior member of our project team, Derek’s extensive experience in project management, administration, project coordination, detail development and AutoCAD proves invaluable to the successful evolution of our firm’s projects. Derek’s technical and computerization expertise has also allowed him to forge new standards of excellence for production of documentation for the firm.