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Ray Wolfe

Architect AIBC, MRAIC
Architect, Partner
Ray Wolfe

Ray is an award-winning architect and partner at Thinkspace. He has over 20 years’ experience, with a focus on institutional and specifically education projects, and has worked on projects in Western Canada, Oregon and California.

As someone who is passionate about the design process, Ray believes that collaboration is key to a successful project; his process emphasizes transparency and integration. Ray is known for creating inspiring spaces that connect people and encourage collaboration.

Ray specializes in designing new buildings, providing solutions for complex renovations as well as creating campus masterplans. He brings energy and enthusiasm to the design process and believes that listening and clearly understanding the design problem creates a strong point of departure for the best creative and artistic solutions while exceeding client expectations and delivering projects on time and on budget. 

Ray was the principal architect for Canada’s first certified Passive House education building, the UNBC Wood Innovation Research Lab (Architect – Stantec). He believes passive sustainable strategies and the use of wood play an important role in the next generation of education buildings in Canada. 

Selected projects

Four questions with…

What is your favourite pastime?  
Camping, fishing, dirt biking, sking, music

Where is your happy place?
Being with family and friends, outdoors

What destination is on your travel bucket list?
South America, Mexico City, New Orleans, Eastern Europe

What are you most proud of in your design / architecture career (to date)?
Collaborative processes, high-quality design and innovation, as well as mass timber projects.