Canadian Consulting Engineer

Genivar joins with Smith Carter

Genivar has a new company within its "family." On March 15 it announced that Smith Carter Architects and Engineers, based in Winnipeg, is joining the Montreal publicly traded company.

March 19, 2012   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Genivar has a new company within its “family.” On March 15 it announced that Smith Carter Architects and Engineers, based in Winnipeg, is joining the Montreal publicly traded company.

Smith Carter is an integrated architecture and engineering firm with 190 employees located in offices in Winnipeg, Calgary and Ottawa, and in Atlanta and Washington DC. Founded in 1947,. the firm is know for projects in science and technology, health care, security and defence. Some of its projects include the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Boston University, the Manitoba Hydro Building and the Centers for Disease Control.

Scott Stirton, Smith Carter’s current chief executive officer, will be joining GENIVAR’s national leadership committee, where he will play a key role in developing an architectural platform.

Genivar has joined with several architectural firms in recent years. They include: PBK Architects, WHW Architects, ANO Architects, the ARCOP Group and AE Consulting. With the addition of Smith Carter, the Genivar alliance will nearly double in size to 400 professionals.

“We are taking this step so we can grow and create new and better opportunities for our company and our employees. We have a proud history that we will take forward into this alliance,” said Stirton. “With GENIVAR we have found both a strong business partner and a company that shares our values and our desire to deliver the best work possible. Together, we are confident we’ll build one of the world’s great architectural practices.”


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