About Allan Avis Architects Inc.

Excellence is built into everything we do. Since 1993, our architectural firm, located in Goderich, Ontario, has been distinguishing itself as a leader in our field. With a special emphasis on heritage construction and restoration, our clients trusts us with some of its most remarkable structures.

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We work for you – and with you – to deliver on every detail

Our project management and planning style cultivates meaningful collaboration above all else. You will never have to worry about being left in the dark at any point in our process. We respect our clients and carefully listen to their needs and those of their stakeholders.

Our extensive architectural portfolio demonstrates our ability to work with a wide client base and variety of projects. Regardless of the scope or nature of the initiative, we pursue a superior end product that will withstand the elements and the fleetingness of trends.

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Meet the Team

Renowned for our dedication to client service and technical skill, at Allan Avis Architects Inc., we design with imagination and build with precision. Meet the people who will take you “off-the-grid” or put your heritage building on the map, while supporting every step inherent in the complex architectural design and implementation process.

Jason Morgan

President, Senior Architect
B.A.S., M. Arch, OAA, MRAIC

Jason’s life is so influenced by building innovation that he and his family live in an off-the-grid home that he personally designed and constructed. In addition to living his sustainable lifestyle, his professional portfolio also showcases his passion for building science best practices, and incorporation of local design materials.

With his aesthetic expertise and grasp of sustainable construction, your project will stand as a formidable ode to the vibrancy of your community.

Bruce Youmans

Project Coordinator
B.E.S.

With more than 40 years of experience, there is no one you would rather have pouring over your construction documents than Bruce. His eye for detail, in terms of building code regulations and design soundness, makes Bruce a huge asset throughout the collaborative planning process with our clients.

Regardless of the complexity of your project and associated processes, Bruce will act in the client's best interests. The finished product will be functional, durable and aesthetically pleasing.

Matt Nigh

Architectural Technologist
AATO Intern Associate, Level 1 Thermographer

There are no do overs when it comes to architecture. We only hire team members who have the technical skill, talent and patience to design to a very high standard. We are proud to have Matt onboard putting his remarkable attention to detail to work, while drafting our firm’s projects and assessing building integrity.

From student to professional, Matt continues to grow within our team, putting his mind to work, setting up each project for success from the first stroke of the proverbial pencil.

Marc Crane

Construction Administration,
Specification Writer D. Arch. Tech

Marc is our firm’s advocate for open and honest communication, influencing the success of each project. Marc has many years of experience but is constantly upgrading his understanding of construction administration and product data to consistently deliver better client experiences.

When interacting with Marc, expect friendly service and traditional people-oriented values, mixed with a forward-thinking, modern skillset. Marc is our in-house heritage professional with membership in the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP).

Darlene Empey

Administrative Assistant

First impressions are everything, and we put full confidence in Darlene to set the tone of professionalism that defines our client approach at Allan Avis Architects Inc. For more than 20 years, Darlene has connected clients with our team members and ensured everyone is speaking the same language from the very start of the project.

We appreciate her administrative expertise and willingness to go above and beyond to facilitate positive experiences for our valued clients.

Now that you’ve met our team, we hope you will take the next step and reach out to us to discuss the vision for your upcoming project.

We commit to applying the diverse and complementary skill sets of our firm toward the delivery of a full-service, award-winning architectural design and build experience. Contact us today and let’s discern how we can bring your legacy of excellence to life.

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