Previous Projects


2014 - Present


1996 - 2013


1988 - 1990


1985 - 1995


1976 - 1987


1972 - 1975


1965 - 1972


1960 - 1965


Short Term Consulting Assignments






Galt Museum, Lethbridge, Alberta
Ian served as sub-consultant to Kasian Architects in determining a range of possibilities and options for major revamping and repositioning of this regional museum.
Heritage Park, Calgary, Alberta
Under sub-contract to Bill Chomik, Principal, Kasian Architects, Ian assisted the process of defining spatial relationships and adjacencies for a new entrance pavilion to this popular, pre-1918 historical interpretive site.
BC Museum of Mining, Britannia Beach, BC
This fine old building is located in one of the most significant industrial pieces of architecture in the Province. The Museum needed assistance in determining its planning options and priorities, as well as re-defining an internal communications structure. In a workshop setting, Ian drafted a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis, and submitted recommendations which have been implemented.
Pacific Music Industry Association, Vancouver
This industry group was in need of a make-over to expand and provide better services to its members. With associate consultant Robert Ballantyne, a highly regarded expert in governance issues, Ian co-directed a review of the organization, and wrote a report on restructuring PMIA - and defined an annual (updateable) Plan of Action.
Adjudicator�Partners in BC Science + Technology Awareness (1993, 94, 95, 96)
City of Vancouver (development options report to Social Planning/ Heritage, Firehall Theatre)

City of Halifax (urban harbour renewal/ redevelopment and special events study)

Adler Planetarium Chicago (Ray Kroc a/v theatre, project consultant)

City of Detroit (Discovery Science Museum conceptual consultant)

Charleston, W.Va. Museum (technical and management services study)

Fairport New York School Board (designed experimental multi media classroom)

University of Maryland (education resource consultant under National Defense Education Act)

Columbia, S.C. Arts Centre (expansion study, special events area)

Cape Canaveral Consortium (multi-media theatre consultant)

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto (education services and exhibition analyses � several phases)

Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg (reorganization study and recommendations)

Calgary Centennial Planetarium (consultant and technical advisor, architectural jury)

Banff School of Fine Arts, Alberta (management and funding study)

City of Glasgow, Scotland (review/ critique downtown centre cultural development plan)

Athabaska Oil Sands Interpretive Centre, Ft. McMurray, Alberta, (conceptual planner)