September 14, 2020
Vancouver, BC. September 14, 2020: Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd (Kasian) has announced the new additions of Christine Weber Craik, Associate, Senior Interior Designer and Lara Pisicoli, Senior Associate, Senior Interior Designer. Christine for her extensive expertise in Senior Living environments, while Lara joins Kasian’s Workplace interior design team.
“We’re thrilled to have Christine’s knowledge and experience for our growing Senior Living projects,” said Sally Mills, Principal, Kasian. “Christine brings extensive knowledge, empathy, humour, and sense of caring to provide an exceptional experience for our team and clients.”
“Lara is very well respected in our design community. I am so impressed by her attitude, passion, and grace. I’m looking forward to working alongside someone with such an impressive workplace background,” said Mills. “Both Christine and Lara have successful track records of building strong, collaborative teams. Their industry expertise, relationships and innovative ideas will help us continue to deliver value to our clients and communities.”
Christine Weber Craik
Christine brings more than 20 years of design industry experience with a focus on senior living, multifamily, and geriatric healthcare design. She has received her Registered Professional membership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the Interior Designers Institute of BC (IDIBC), and the International Interior Design Association. She is a Board-Certified Healthcare Interior Designer with the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers, as well as a member of the BC Care Providers Association, the International Council on Active Aging, and the Canadian Association on Gerontology. She sits on the Board of Directors for the non-profit German Canadian Benevolent Society whose mission is to provide quality care and support for seniors in BC. Christine has won awards for her work through the IDIBC, the ASID and the Canadian Homebuilders’ Association of BC. She brings a depth of knowledge and experience having worked on complex senior living and wellness sector projects including luxury independent living, assisted living, memory and dementia care, complex care, and geriatric behavioural health environments in the US and Canada.
Lara brings over 27 years of experience working on complex, integrated projects with interdisciplinary teams, covering all facets of design from conception to completion. She is a RID, NCIDQ certified, LEED® accredited professional. Lara’s award-winning work has been featured in Contract Design, Interior Design, Canadian Interiors, and ArchDaily. Her ability to think systemically has led to key client engagements in a variety of project sizes ranging from large complex campus projects to smaller design efforts. Lara has worked collaboratively on projects in Canada, US, Europe, and Latin America and leverages this experience to help elevate design thinking & conceptual ideas with a wider perspective, openness, and cultural diversity.
Since its founding in 1983, Kasian has grown to become one of the world’s top 100 integrated design firms. We holistically blend architecture and interior design from our global experience and local perspective. With a national and international presence in our five market sectors—Public, Workplace, Commercial, Healthcare, and Senior Living—we leverage the experience and knowledge of over 260 creative designers in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Victoria, and Doha to deliver authentic design solutions.
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Andrea Magee, Senior Communications Specialist
T: 604 631 4578