FACES OF ARCHITECTURE

Name: Dianne VanDommelen

Firm: Architects Four Limited

 How long have you been in business? 33 years

 What’s a recent project you worked on in New Brunswick? New Kinesiology Building, UNB Fredericton Campus

 Why do you love being an architect? I very much enjoy working with people and being part of making their building project become a reality. 

 What piece of New Brunswick architecture inspires you and why? There are many buildings of interest in NB, old and new. Attention to design details of the grandiose traditional or contemporary style Churches, the Maxwell Brothers’ shingle style summer homes in St-Andrews are all part of our great architectural wealth.

What’s a “must see” piece of architecture in New Brunswick? Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport Terminal Building which was awarded the NB Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture. 

What piece of advice would you offer to someone considering architecture as a career? Enjoy working and learning from others, value the importance of working with a team.