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Syd Dumaresq is a fourth generation architect who graduated from McGill University in 1969 and is registered as a Professional Architect in Nova Scotia. Sydney is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and was the past president of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects. Syd is the President of SP Dumaresq Architect Limited (established in 1974) and has practiced architecture for over 40 years. Syd grew up in the Halifax area and his family has been practicing architecture in Nova Scotia for over 145 years. 


Sydney P. Dumaresq 

Jonathan Carmichael is a Licensed Architect registered with the Nova Scotia Association of Architects and a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. Born and raised in Halifax, he is a graduate of Dalhousie University's Master of Architecture Program.

Jonathan has been on the SP Dumaresq team for over 8 years developing experience and expertise in design, contract administration as well as office management. He has worked on various community projects from design through construction, notably the new L'Arche Homefires house in Wolfville and the Our Health Centre medical clinic in Chester.

Jonathan is also involved in the local community, being a co-founder and active member of The Ramp Project, a non-profit organization which designs and builds access ramps for homeowners with disabilities.


Vice President, Project Architect

Jonathan Carmichael

Dean Dumaresq is a Licensed Architect registered with the Nova Scotia Association of Architects, a graduate of Dalhousie University’s Master of Architecture program, and a graduate of Memorial University’s Master of Science program in Geography. Dean's architectural interest stems from his background in scientific climate research and architectural research in adaptive reuse and innovative methods of repurposing old buildings.


Dean has developed skills and experience in design, construction administration and project management, particularly in renovation and restoration projects. He also has notable experience in healthcare and long term care projects including the Whitehills long term care facilities for GEM healthcare Group. Dean has also developed experience in educational institutions including the complete recladding of the NSCC Lunenburg Campus in Bridgewater.


Dean is an active participant in the community as regular volunteer with Scouts Canada and with the Nova Scotia Association of Architects.


Associate, Project Architect

Dean Dumaresq

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