ATA Architectural Design is a full service architecture firm located in Vancouver, BC. Started by Andrew Terrett in 1988, the firm was originally called Andrew Terrett Architecture, but was changed to ATA Architectural Design in 2012. Our focus is on commercial, retail, industrial, and single and multi-family residential projects. We offer full architectural services, and envelope for single family houses.
We have worked on projects in the northwest of Canada throughout British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. We aim to provide responsible buildings, with respect existing conditions, project budgets and future growth.
We are a full service architecture firm and have experience with various project sizes from new buildings, small and large renovations.
Our services cover:
Andrew Terrett has been working in architecture since 1979. As the principle of ATA Architectural Design Andrew has spent most of his career working around the North West coast, reaching into Albert, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. Currently Andrew is registered in BC and Alberta, and is a building envelope professional for single family residences. Starting his career working on smaller residential projects, Andrew has worked on larger and larger projects throughout his career, recently focusing on commercial and industrial buildings. Andrew has a wealth of experience that he brings to every project large and small.
Bob Andrews has been in the architectural field since 1978 where he started out drafting. Since then he has worked throughout Alberta and BC. Gaining more experience, Bob worked for Shoppers Drug Mart as a store designer and project manager across western Canada. He joined ATA in 2002 as a consultant and has been working as a project manager specializing in tender packages, working drawing supervision and coordination, and field reviews. Bob also applies for permits with his expertise in liaising with the city.
Anni Terrett has been working on and off with ATA Architectural Design for over 10 years. Starting with book keeping and drafting around 2002, Anni has since finished her master's degree in Architecture from Dalhousie University in Halifax and is currently an architect with the AIBC. Having lived in Japan and Germany, and working in London, Anni brings these experiences to the firm. A love of the outdoors fuels her desire to push for greener buildings and when not working she can be found rock climbing in Squamish.
Czar Villanueva has been consulting for 8 years with ATA. He also runs his own company Aform Development. With experience in Carpentry and Interior design, Czar has an eye for materials in his work. With a love of learning, Czar has been taking construction management at BCIT as well as Building Envelope courses with the AIBC. He is often at job sites for envelope reviews. While Czar works hard he also likes to play hard, rock climbing in Squamish on weekends and travelling farther when time allows to explore new rock.
Corina Li worked for ATA from 2005-2007 when she first moved to Canada from China and she is back again since 2012. In China Corina worked in Mechanical Engineering but in Canada has been involved in Architectural drafting. As the resident CAD/BIM specialist at ATA, Corina is very detail oriented and likes to ask all the right questions.