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KITCHENER, Thursday, September 15, 2022 

WalterFedy and Baird Sampson Neuert (BSN) Architects are pleased to announce the joining of our firms to advance our common goal of enhancing the world around us through collaborative design excellence. 


“We are pleased to announce that BSN, a renowned Canadian architecture firm, will be joining our complement,” said Jamie Van Dyk, Board Chair and Principal Architect, WalterFedy. “This partnership will elevate both studios’ ability to deliver enhanced collaborative design, focused on innovation and sustainability. We are looking forward to the new opportunities this partnership will afford both firms.”   


BSN is a Toronto-based architecture firm with a 50-year history of award-winning projects that advance sustainable design and technical achievements in Canadian architecture. Founded in 1972, BSN rapidly gained a national profile for its innovative approaches to urban design. BSN’s portfolio is distinguished by a wide array of award-winning designs and technical achievements including three prestigious Governor General’s Awards and an American Institute of Architects Honor Award. Beyond architectural projects, their work includes ground-breaking urban design and planning projects for a broad cross-section of public and private sector clients. 


“We are inspired by the potential to leverage a new relationship with WalterFedy and expand BSN’s capacity to innovate and deliver holistic design through a collaborative, multidisciplinary practice environment," said Jon Neuert, Principal Architect, BSN. 


This partnership will amplify WalterFedy and BSN’s presence in Canada and enable both firms to enhance their services while elevating client experience. “The joining of BSN and WalterFedy is an exciting time for everyone involved,” said Garth Cressman, CEO, WalterFedy. “Through reciprocal growth, knowledge sharing, and mentorship, the firms are well positioned to provide innovative and exploratory design solutions. Our partnership will expand our capacity to realize exemplary project outcomes through intentional values-driven design.” 




About WalterFedy 

WalterFedy’s ambition is to enhance the world around us. As one of Canada's first integrated design firms, we play a crucial role in shaping the way our communities feel and function. We understand the art of multi-disciplinary collaboration and leveraging our collective talents to elevate design solutions. It’s an incredible responsibility backed by 70 years of experience and a simple principle – everything matters.  


Media Contact 

Katie McQuaid 

Manager, Marketing and Communications, WalterFedy 

519-576-2150 x229 

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