Staff

Key Personnel

Damian MacLellan

Principal, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC, NCARB. Damian is a senior architect and the principal, with 22 years of experience and has been with S&H for 25 years.

 

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Jonathan Harper

Partner, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC. Jon is a senior architect and partner who has 22 years of experience and has been with S&H for 14 years.

 

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Steve O’Connor

Project Technologist, Arch. Tech., B.S.Sc. (ECO). Steve is a senior technologist with 16 years of experience, and has been with S&H for 15 years.

 

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David McConnachie

Senior Architect, OAA, MRAIC, LEED® AP BD+C, Dip. Arch. Tech. David is a senior architect project manager/technologist. With 18 years experience, David has been with S&H for 16 years.

 

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Amanda Conforti

Architect M.Arch, B.A.S, OAA, CAHP, MRAIC. Amanda is an architect with eight years of experience, and has been with S&H for two years.  She specializes in heritage consulting services and is a member of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals.

 

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Founders

Paul Jean Rene Schoeler (1923–2008)

B. Arch., MRAIC, RCA. Born in Toronto, ON, October 29, 1923, Paul Schoeler attended schools in France and Montréal (Académie St. Léon, École Polytechique), followed by service overseas, with the First Special Service Force in Italy. Wounded near Rome in 1944, Schoeler resumed studies in 1946, graduating at McGill University with a CMHC Scholarship (1951–53). Field studies included urban growth in the province of Québec and relocation of outports in Newfoundland. After a brief spell with the Federal Dpt. of Public Works, Schoeler went into private practice in 1958 in Ottawa.

Alexander McDonald Heaton (1926-)

B.Arch., MRAIC, FRIBA. Born in Clydeback, Scotland, December 31, 1926, Alex Heaton was educated in Scotland, attending the School of Architecture, University of Strathclyde. Heaton completed three and a half years service with the Royal Navy, and completed a course in Architecture, graduating with a B.Arch. in 1952 (Gold Medal). Heaton completed a post-graduate course in Landscape Architecture at University College, London (1953–55). Following five years architectural practice in London, UK, Heaton emigrated to Canada in 1957.