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Derek Newby is the new principal at Diamond Schmitt

Derek Newby, LEED AP, CPHD, has returned to Diamond Schmitt Architects as the principal of its Vancouver practice. Newby brings extraordinary experience to designing mixed-use, office, and academic facilities, and is recognized nationally for his leadership in sustainable design and high-performance buildings, the firm said. For years he has advocated for low-carbon buildings, both through the application of Passive House principles to reduce operating emissions and through the use of timber to reduce embodied emissions.

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Diamond Schmitt named to Canada’s top employers

For the past seven years, Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers (SME) has recognized companies with the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resource policies. Diamond Schmitt Architects has been awarded each year, and is again for 2020. The editorial competition managed by Mediacorp Canada in conjunction with The Globe and Mail reviews thousands of applications from private sector companies. They rank recruitment histories, human resource practices, and employee benefits and perks.

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Diamond Schmitt names new directors and associates

Diamond Schmitt Architects is expanding its design and management teams with two new directors and the appointment of 14 associates and advancements.

Claudia Cozzitorto is the new design technologies director in Toronto. She applies her architectural background to building information modelling (BIM) implementation at the firm. She has held national and local roles for the advocacy of BIM in architectural practice.

Rod Maas is the new technical director in their Vancouver …

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