Founder, Director, Architect, Author, Lead Designer & Project Manager
Ingrid has over 20 years of experience as a Project Architect, designer, creating permit drawings, as well as running and managing a variety of complex projects from custom houses, renovations, additions and multi-residential housing to large (up to $12ML) community centres, museums, performing arts centres and commercial projects. Ingrid has a unique specialty in healthy, sustainable natural building systems including building with straw bale. She is the Vice President of the Ontario Natural Building Coalition (since 2009) and a Director-at-Large of the Green Connections Network. She founded soma earth to focus on sustainability & natural building, connecting the health of the body and environment to architecture in our everyday lives. Ingrid is available to give presentations, talks, workshops at conferences, events or learning institutions.
Lead Builder, Renovator, Handyman and Project Manager
Brad has worked on building and renovating houses since he brought back to life a log cabin cottage in the 1990′s. A master craftsman, Brad’s love of wood carpentry shows through the caring attention to detail that he offers. From simple renovations, complex retrofitting, or sustainable handyman work, to building a straw bale home or plastering a beautiful wall, Brad can truly do it all! A creative mind that can fix just about any problem with an innovative approach, Brad is a delight to work with and will always give you more than you expect!
We also welcome transitory staff, like summer students and architectural support for large jobs, if you are interested in working with us, please send a resume to email@example.com.
Another part of the soma earth TEAM are the fantastic
natural builders that we love to team up with!