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David Lee Blanchard

Architect AIBC, B.A, M.Arch
Architect, Partner
David Lee Blanchard

Lee is an award-winning architect with nearly 20 years of experience. He completed his undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University and received a masters of architecture from the University of Calgary in 2007. He has extensive experience in digital modeling, rendering and the creation of study and display/presentation materials, as well as complex school designs. 

Lee has deep experience in K-12 Project Definition Reports (PDRs) and school design, with projects such as the SĆIȺNEW̱ SṮEȽIṮḴEȽ Elementary School, and design-build schools including Stitó:s Lá:lém totí:lt Elementary / Middle School in Chilliwack, Belmont Secondary School in Sooke, and Qayqayt Elementary and École Fraser River Middle Schools in New Westminster.

Selected projects

Four questions with… 

What is your favourite pastime?
Back country hiking/ camping, river fishing for salmon.

What destination is on your travel bucket list?
Backpack through northern India.

What type of architecture / architect or design work inspires you?
Thoughtful designing with land to create a sense of place.

What’s your favourite Thinkspace project (to date)?
Mar Jok Elementary School