planningAlliance and regionalArchitects join to form SvN

Offices of the newly merged SvN
Offices of the newly merged SvN

The previously affiliated firms planningAlliance and regionalArchitects have recently joined to form SvN.

The new firm will be led by partners Drew Sinclair and John van Nostrand. It continues as an integrated team of architects, planners, community developers and urban designers focused on shaping the built environment in Canada and around the world. Previous and planned work includes the revitalization of industrial waterfronts, developing new forms of affordable housing, designing vibrant neighbourhoods, and promoting the economic development of both rural and urban regions.

The firm’s new website is available at