|Vancouver BC based Architects:
Hearth Architectural Inc.
Principals and Staff
Architect AIBC, AAA, SAA, MRAIC
Joe Muego is a registered architect in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. He
holds a BA in western architectural history and earned his Master's degree in architecture from UBC in 1999, with special recognition for his achievement in Building
Structures, and since then has dedicated his career to residential and
Over that time Joe has focused on the development of all areas of practice,
including project delivery, site services, and firm promotion and management.
Joe was also a partner with Kallweit Graham Architecture for 4 years before
founding Hearth, with then partner, Wendy Andrews Architect AIBC.
On the project level, Joe has
amassed broad experience through in depth involvement in many
projects throughout Greater Vancouver and through the prairies in his capacity as a senior
architect and project administrator, and he is as comfortable
behind the drafting table as he is on the construction site.
addition to his architectural achievements and because of his specific interest
in the "hands-on", Joe was formerly a part owner and general manager for a design-build
construction company completing 4 million dollars of residential
also active in municipal planning committees (e.g., Tsawwassen Area Plan
Committee, Delta Zoning Advisory Group etc.). Joe
currently sits on the Delta Advisory Design Panel.
Outside of the municipal sphere. Joe has also served as
president for various organizations including PAC chair at Beach
Grove Elementary and is currently the Vice-chair of Delta DPAC.
Joe is an active professional mentor with the AIBC.
Joe is a proud resident of Beach Grove, Tsawwassen, with his
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Carman is a registered architect of British
Columbia and has fourteen years of solid local professional
experience with extensive involvement in architecture, urban and
community development projects locally and abroad. From small to
large, renovations to new buildings and urban planning, Carman
approaches each design project with the importance of the owner
As a project manager she has coordinated several
multi-stakeholder teams involving consultants, clients,
contractors, alongside municipal planning/ building departments,
including Translink and governmental/non-governmental agencies.
Having also worked with notable local firms as Ramsay Worden
Architects, VIA Architecture and Boni Maddison Architects,
Carman has a strong background in project types that include
single family, multi-family residential and mixed use
developments, academic facilities, institutions, stadium,
transit oriented development, commercial properties, tenant
improvements, social housing and urban planning. With a short
stint in Ottawa, she also worked on a LEED Gold project for the
new headquarters of the Rideau Valley Conversation Authority.
In addition to her local experience, Carman’s
unique overseas professional experience includes several years
working exclusively with nationals in Egypt and Pakistan in
architecture and community development. In the more recent
years, Carman can be found hammering nails on her own house in
Vancouver on the weekend.
Carman is also an active mentor with the AIBC.