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wderhak@nicholsonsheffield.ca


Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc.
358 Talbot Street

London, ON, N6A 2R6

Canada


phone: 519-673-1190

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Walter Derhak

Architect

B. Arch, BES, OAA, MRAIC

Biography

 

Walter Derhak is a principal of Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc.  In 1993, Walter completed his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Waterloo.  During his studies, Walter gained diverse architectural co-op work experience in Thunder Bay and Toronto.  Upon graduation, he became an OAA Intern, completed the ExAC exams in 2014 and obtained his OAA license in 2014.  Walter’s professional project experience includes corporate and institutional interiors, acute health care facilities, specialized mental health care facilities, medical testing and research laboratories, post-secondary academic facilities and hospitality facilities, through all phases of project delivery.  As one of the principals of Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc., Walter’s responsibilities, in addition to project delivery, include marketing and pursuit, human resources and administration.  Walter has served as a mentor for the RAIC Syllabus periodically since 2000, and serves as an OAA mentor for Interns.  Walter has served as Vice-Chair for the London Society of Architects since 2015.

 

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Honours
University of Waterloo

 

Waterloo, ON

1990-1993

Bachelor of Environmental Studies
University of Waterloo

 

Waterloo, ON

1987-1990

Professional Experience

Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc.
Principal

London, ON
2014-present

Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc.
Associate, Intern Architect

London, ON
2009-2014

Malhotra Nicholson Architects Inc.
Intern Architect

London, ON
2007-2009

Lowry Otto Erskine Williams Architects Inc.
Intern Architect

Ottawa, ON
2000-2007

CIBC Development Corporation
Intern Architect

Toronto, ON
1993-2000