Collin Truong brings over 23 years of experience with an extensive portfolio of projects, including small to large-scale multi-family, mixed-use, commercial developments and complex institutional health care projects. He has hands-on experience with different types of construction typologies, including wood-frame, concrete and steel construction. Collin is passionate about enhancing the lives of the end user, while also maintaining solid, lasting relationships with Clients and works to ensure that all his projects are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also financially, socially and environmentally responsible.
Originally from Washington, DC, Shamus Sachs moved to Vancouver to complete his Masters of Architecture at UBC after completing his undergraduate degree in Architecture at Washington University in St Louis. With over 18 years of experience, Shamus has worked on custom homes, hotels, restaurants, and detailed interiors in LA, New York, Puerto Rico, Colorado, Mexico, and Vancouver. Shamus brings his attention to detail and focus on sustainability to multi-family developments, listening to clients’ needs and translating them into thoughtfully designed and successfully executed projects. As one of the partners since 2018, he remains fully engaged in the process from design, working drawings and detailing, to construction administration.
Steve Watt is a registered Architect in the United Kingdom and BC with over 20 years of experience in residential design. Following 10 years as a project leader with another successful architectural firm in Vancouver, Steve joined Integra in February 2017, advanced to partner in 2018 and registered with the AIBC in 2019 through the ‘Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect Program’ operated by the CACB. 16 intensive years in the Lower Mainland has led to an impressive portfolio of developer-led projects including townhomes, mid-rise apartment buildings, high-rise mixed-use, and commercial in both wood frame and concrete construction.
Rhys Leitch joined Integra in 2013 after working in award-winning firms on a range of sustainable design, high-end custom single-family, multi-family, and mixed-use residential developments. Originally from Australia, Rhys brings a unique approach to contemporary west coast architecture, paying special attention to the way materials, massing, and design respond to the context of a site. He hopes to help Integra maximize the potential of new design technologies like 3D BIM software, while continuing to craft environmentally sustainable and contemporary design.
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