Matt Johnston

OAA, NSAA, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C
Principal, Ottawa

Energized by curiosity, Matt thrives when working to solve complex problems, characterized by ambitious goals and competing priorities, for a wide variety of project types. Matt is a patient and confident leader. He builds and guides multifaceted teams, some with more than 50 consultants working in multiple offices, ensuring success through optimized processes and alignment of team members for the task at hand.

When collaborating with clients and stakeholders, Matt is a trusted advisor. He strives to understand their vision, and then brings expertise and creativity as a partner to carry that vision into reality. Matt takes great pride in the moments when he returns to a completed project and sees new or transformed spaces for working, gathering, learning, and playing facilitate our human experience.

"As an architect, the trust of a client is what I really value the most. Our projects routinely involve major capital investment and have the potential to affect our clients’ organizations for decades to come. Trust is critical to our mutual success."

Matt's Featured Work

Work
Bank of Canada Head Office Renewal
Ottawa, Ontario
Work
University of Ottawa STEM Complex
Ottawa, Ontario