Donna Clare, Principal, DIALOG
Donna Clare is a registered architect and principal in the Edmonton Studio of DIALOG, an integrated team of urban planners, architects and interior designers, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers and landscape architects. Donna gained her professional experience in Toronto, San Diego, and Edmonton. She has been involved in a variety of projects with a focus on complex multidisciplinary research and teaching facilities, and arts and cultural facilities. Donna’s responsibilities encompass aspects of master planning, programming, design, and production. She brings a passion for design to our team and believes that design can, and should, meaningfully improve the wellbeing of communities – including those who inhabit them and the environment we share.
An award winning architect, some of Donna’s notable projects include the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, the expansion of the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton, St. Joseph Seminary, the National Institute for Nanotechnology, the Markin/CNRL Natural Resources Engineering Facility, the Donadeo Integrated Centre for Engineering at the University of Alberta and the new Royal Alberta Museum in downtown Edmonton
Tim McGinn, Principal, DIALOG
Tim McGinn is an innovative mechanical design thinker and a recognized North American leader in green design. As a frequent lecturer and instructor on the integrated design process, green buildings, and green engineering, he frequently performs a dual role. His primary role is as the anchor to the mechanical team providing leadership in innovative thinking backed up by his exceptional engineering design skills. His secondary role is to be the facilitator and champion of the green design process, he has a Certified Charrette Facilitator Designation from the National Charrette Institute.
Tim is a professional engineer and excels at successfully designing innovative and effective mechanical system for deep green buildings. Tim has designed a large number of buildings within Western Canada that successfully use European based technologies to deliver more energy efficient, comfortable buildings for his clients.