Judyann Obersi

Judy was born in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles in 1973. She moved to Canada in 1991 to pursue her education in engineering and architecture. Judy graduated in 1997 with a Masters in Architecture from Dalhousie University and she continues to contribute to the architecture community as a sessional educator and regular guest critic at Dalhousie.

Judy is an intern architect who in everyday design searches to unfold the unique story of each building, influenced by the location, site conditions, culture and client’s needs. She distinguishes herself by working closely with clients to understand their aspirations, facilitate informed decisions, and keep plans within scope and budget while delivering uniquely conceived projects.


Lorrie Rand

Born in the Annapolis Valley, Lorrie’s work is approached with intuitive design skills informed by childhood experiences amid beautiful landscapes and changeable seasons on a Nova Scotia family farm. Her work integrates principles from the Passive House Standard and Biophilic Design for occupant comfort and health. Lorrie has extensive experience in residential design and is an enthusiastic collaborator on more complex projects.

Lorrie is committed to promoting the Passive House Standard as the best route to energy conservation in buildings. Lorrie is a Certified Passive House Designer and has a Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies from the Dalhousie University Faculty of Architecture.


Lee Cameron Surette

Lee Cameron Surrette is a Certified Passive House designer and holds a Masters degree in Architecture from Dalhousie University.

She is an environmental advocate, promoting the integrity of craft and sustainable building practices.

She incorporates light, texture and comfort into each of her projects and continually tries to improve the relationship between the built environment and nature.

Lee has worked in Siena, studied in Paris and is now part of the design team at Habit Studio, in Halifax.