• Emera Oval Night Time

    Emera Oval Pavilion   Halifax, NS

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  • LeMarchant Street Mixed Use Facility   Halifax, NS

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  • Power Cottage   Halifax, NS

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  • DND DRDC Research Building   Dartmouth, NS

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  • Canada Games Centre   Halifax, NS

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  • Pictou County Wellness Centre   New Glasgow, NS

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  • Homburg Centre for Health and Wellness   Halifax, NS

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  • TD Canada Trust Building   Halifax, NS

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DSRA represents the leading edge of a sixty five year evolution in the field of building design. Over the many years the firm has undergone significant change and adaptation to remain vibrant and progressive within the field. Today we are a robust multidisciplinary firm with a deep portfolio of work and a broad cross section of professionals with expert knowledge and experience. While we continue to evolve as a firm, our tenets of practice remain unchanged from the time of inception: design excellence and quality service.

News & Insights


 

2018 Halifax Urban Design Awards

March 26, 2018 Halifax Regional Municipality has awarded DSRA Architecture with an Award of Excellence as part of the 2018 Halifax Urban Design Awards for our work on the Emera Oval Pavillion.  Our team will join Principal Peter Connell on May 4th at the awards presentation at the Paul O... Continue Reading

The Oval Pavilion, One Year Later

Making a place The Halifax Common, at its most very mundane, is the site of recreation with a small "r" - the runner who trains for the Bluenose in the wee hours of the morning, the cyclist that passes through on her commute to work, the recreational softball league, Sunday-morning cricket, that... Continue Reading


“This is my one of my favourite shots - that apex, the sky, the flag, the road, the subtle tones on the cladding.” – Julian Parkinson, photographer.

Capturing Cape Breton in the fall

Architectural photographer Julian Parkinson embarked on a mission to capture the Ingonish Civic Building in the fall of 2016. His experience was the convergence of pure form, idyllic landscape, and perfect weather conditions. "My job as an architectural photographer is usually less than... Continue Reading

Power Cottage

Power Cottage Restoration, Recipient of a 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Design Award in Architecture.

Conservation Architect Graeme Duffus joins DSRA Architecture

Graeme Duffus, principal of G.F. Duffus and Associates, has joined DSRA Architecture as Principal and Director of Building Conservation. Graeme and his team have combined forces with DSRA to form the largest dedicated Building Conservation Group in Atlantic Canada. The group is composed of... Continue Reading