DIALOG to attend SCUP 2019 – connect with the delegates

DIALOG to attend SCUP 2019 – connect with the delegates

DIALOG delegates from our studios across Canada and the US are attending the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)’s annual conference in Seattle from July 14 to 16. They’re interested in meeting with other conference attendees, and discussing important issues in this space, from architecture and campus planning to interior design and strategic business connections.

In order to help you figure out who to connect with, we’ve divided our delegates into groups, based on their areas of specialty.

Scroll through the list of attendees, and click on their email address to set up a meeting time!


Marion LaRueMarion LaRue
AIBC, CAB (California), AIA, LEED® AP
DIALOG Principal

Marion is recognized for her ability to lead and manage large-scale healthcare and recreation projects, and is known as an industry leader specializing in sports and recreation facility design. She has a strong leadership background in alternative delivery and P3 design teams. Marion is DIALOG’s Vancouver studio managing principal and works on projects across Canada and beyond, including extensive work in California.

Connect with Marion at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@euralm
Read Marion’s full bio


Fadi Ghorayeb
MEng, PEng, Struct Eng, MIStructE, FEC
Structural Engineer
DIALOG Principal

Fadi is a Principal and Senior Design Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the design and upgrading of educational, office, commercial, residential, industrial, institutional and other buildings. He also has extensive experience in the upgrading and retrofitting of existing buildings. His extensive experience in structural design and project management contributes to an effective and efficient design team.

Connect with Fadi at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@beyarohgf
Read Fadi’s full bio


Molly Steeves
M.Urb, BA (Hons)
Urban Planning & Public Engagement
DIALOG Associate

Molly brings more than eight years of experience in the planning, design, and arts sectors to the Vancouver studio. She has a diverse skill set that includes planning, public engagement, graphic design, and project coordination for diverse clients including post-secondary institutions, school districts, municipalities, and other organizations in both public and private sectors.

Connect with Molly at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@seveetsm | @postcardcrspd
Read Molly’s full bio


Pauline Thimm
Architect BRA (Massachusetts) AIA,
Higher Education Studio Lead

Pauline’s post-secondary work has ranged from programming and planning, renovation and rehabilitation to new construction. She has been involved in projects at institutions such as Simon Fraser University (SFU), UBC, SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute for Technology), Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Lesley University, Brandeis University, MIT and Stanford.

Connect with Pauline at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@mmihtp



Michele Sigurdson
Interior Designer
DIALOG Principal

Michele is an award-winning interior designer with a proven track record of design excellence. She leads DIALOG’s Institutional, Commercial, Arts & Culture, and Health and Wellness design teams with a strong vision and a rigorous approach. Her cross-sector knowledge ensures design innovation on large-scale projects such as the Simon Fraser University Student Residences and Dining Commons.

Connect with Michele at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@nosdrugism
Read Michele’s full bio


John Souleles
Architect, AAA, MRAIC, MArch, LEED® AP
DIALOG Principal

John has a wide range of project experience that includes work in the post-secondary institutional realm, academic and public libraries, healthcare and recreational facilities. He is a project architect for the University of Calgary Mackimmie Complex and the recently completed Mount Royal University Riddell Library + Learning Centre.

Connect with John at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@seleluosj | @ICPix


Jaqueline Stone
Intern Architect
DIALOG Associate

Jacqueline has a range of project experience including institutional design on the Mount Royal University Riddell Library + Learning Centre and Calgary Branch Library retrofits. She has acted as lead interior designer on institutional design projects, and creates environments that provide optimal space utilization for flexibility and adaptability to support the present and future needs of clients.

Connect with Jacqueline at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@enotsj
Read Jacquelline’s full bio



Jill Robertson
Landscape Architect
DIALOG Principal

Jill is a skilled facilitator of design-oriented public engagement, and is known for her ability to achieve meaningful consensus in highly sensitive situations. She is a registered landscape architect and LEED® Accredited Professional (Neighbourhood Development) with a special interest in landscape ecology, collaborative master planning, and urban design.

Connect with Jill at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@nostreborj@jilly_robertson
Read Jill’s full bio



Antonio Gomez-Palacio
Urban Planner and Architect
DIALOG Principal

Antonio is internationally recognized for transforming cities into vibrant urban places, which respond to their social, economic, environmental, and political context. Grounded on both a participatory and an evidence-based approach, his work is credited with meaningfully improving the wellbeing of communities and has been recognized with awards for planning and design excellence.

Connect with Antonio at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@pga | @aurbanist
Read Antonio’s full bio


Donna Clare
BSc, BArch, Architect, AAA, OAA, FRAIC, RCA
DIALOG Principal

Donna has practiced in Canada and the US, building a portfolio of work that covers a broad spectrum — post-secondary, education, healthcare, arts & culture, research, mixed-use, and devotional buildings. Her work has improved the communities she has designed for, with notable projects such as University of Alberta’s Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering, the Walterdale Bridge and the Royal Alberta Museum.

Connect with Donna at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@eralcd
Read Donna’s full bio


Gail Shillingford
BLArch, OALA, CSLA Associate Member
Landscape Architect
DIALOG Associate

Gail has a strong background in urban design and landscape architecture, a combination that has allowed her to create successfully integrated and balanced built form and open space environments. Her focus on all projects is entrenched in building community and creating attractive high quality public realm spaces that foster socialization, inclusivity, cultural diversity, and healthy living.

Connect with Gail at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@drofgnillihsg
Read Gail’s full bio



Robert Claiborne
DIALOG Principal

Robert is a Design Principal at DIALOG and an award-winning architect with many years of international design experience. Robert’s commitment to architecture and to a unique understanding of each project comes in part from his passions and interests in the arts. Robert is a licensed architect in both Alberta and California, and has taught architecture in universities across Canada and in California.

Connect with Robert at SCUP 2019 – ac.ngisedgolaidnull@enrobialcr
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