Halifax is the largest and capital city of the Nova Scotia region in Canada. The city has one of the largest and deepest natural harbours globally, making Halifax an important commercial Canadian port. The city is a commercial centre in Atlantic Canada and has multiple government and private sector companies. Major industries in the region include agriculture, fishing, mining and natural gas. 

Re-thinking The Future is a global platform for architecture and design. RTF along with our authors has curated a list of top architecture firms in various cities across the globe. Please note that the names are arranged in alphabetical order and are not ranked in any manner.

Abbott Brown Architects

Scope of services: Architecture, Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Private Building, Public Buildings
Types of Built Projects: Library, School, Offices, Art Gallery, Museum, Family House, Apartment
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax, Vancouver, Berlin, London, Copenhagen and Toronto
Style of work: Modern
Website: www.abbottbrown.ca

Abbott Brown was established in 2013. The partners, Jane Abbott and Alec Brown worked in Vancouver, Berlin, London, Copenhagen and Toronto before each returning to Nova Scotia

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Architecture 49

Scope of services: Healthcare, Hospitality, Science & Technology, Security & Defense, Sports & Entertainment, Transportation, Commercial, Culture, Education, Heritage, Industrial
Types of Built Projects: Clinics, Hospital, Schools, Clubs, Hotel Restaurants, Offices, Villa, Apartment
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
Style of work: Traditional models
Website: www.architecture49.com

Architecture 49 has a history spanning over half a century of profoundly significant contributions to cities and communities across Canada and beyond. Their people share a depth of experience in designing award winning, high-profile projects around the globe.

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DSRA Architecture Inc.

Scope of services: Residential, Commercial, Private Building, Public Building, Education, Hospitality
Types of Built Projects: Hospital, Schools, Hotel Restaurants, Offices, Villa, Apartment, Games Center
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax,
Style of work: Diverse and multifaceted
Website: www.dsra.ca

DSRA shows the leading edge of a 65-year evolution in the field of architecture. Over the many years, the firm has undergone significant change and adaptation to remain vibrant and progressive within the field. 

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Duffus Romans Kundzins Rounsefell Ltd.

Scope of services: Building Planning & Design, Consultation Design Services, Interior Architecture, Marketing Assistance, Presentation Graphics,Project Management
Renovations, Adaptive Reuse, Sustainable Design, Urban Planning
Types of Built Projects: Healthcare, Education & Research, Institutions, Commercial & Hospitality, Residential, Heritage & Adaptive Reuse, Interiors, Assessments, Programming, & Urban Design
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Diverse and multifaceted
Website: www.drkr.ca

Founded in Halifax in 1949, Duffus Romans Kundzins Rounsefell Architects Ltd. is one of the major architectural firms in the Atlantic region, with an impressive and growing body of completed projects spanning the spectrum of institutional, commercial, industrial and residential fields. 

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FBM Architecture | Interior Design

Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design, Envelope, Planning
Types of Built Projects: Education, Commercial, Hospitality, Residential, Interior, Cultural, Industrial, Institutional
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: As per client requirements
Website: www.fbm.ca

Over the last hundred years of architectural practice, FBM architects have dedicated themselves to built buildings. They call this ‘people driven design ‘.

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Kassner Goodspeed Architects Ltd.

Scope of services: Condominiums, Care Facilities, Institutional/Industrial, Commercial, Restoration/Conservation, Urban Mixed-Use, Houses
Types of Built Projects: Apartments, Villa, Clinic, Mosque, Lounge, Radio Station, Offices, Hotel, Restaurant
 Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Comprehensive Architecture
Website: www.kgarch.ns.ca

Kassner Goodspeed Architects Ltd. is a Halifax based architectural firm dedicated to the concept that the quality of the built environment is of  necessary to individual and social well being. 

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MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Ltd.

Scope of services: Cultural, Academic, Residential Projects, Interior Design, And Urban Design Services
Types of Built Projects: Coast, Field, Mountain, Campus, Village, Hall
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Oregon, and Massachusetts
Style of work: Sustainable Architecture
Website: www.mlsarchitects.ca

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects is primarily based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with field offices in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Oregon, and Massachusetts. The practice works internationally and locally on cultural, academic, and residential projects, providing full architectural, interior design, and urban design services. 

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Nicholas Fudge Architects

Scope of services: Architecture, Residential, Commercial, Private Building, Public Building,
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Farm House
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Traditional
Website: www.nicholasfudge.com

NFA’s projects are site-specific, taking into account view planes, natural light, and surrounding landscape. They work closely with clients to design buildings that suit their needs and incorporate their lifestyle.

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Omar Gandhi Architect

Scope of services: Architecture, Residential, Commercial, Private Building, Public Building,
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Farm House
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Adaptation
Website: www.omargandhi.com

In celebration of 10 years of practice, Omar Gandhi – Adaptation is an introspective look at a meandering and oftentimes daunting journey through architectural education and the first years in the profession.

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Peter Henry Architects

Scope of services: Architecture, Residential, Commercial, Private Building, Public Building,
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Farm House, Theaters
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Modern Architecture
Website: www.peterhenryarchitect.ca

Since 1950, they have led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres of wilderness.They have been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory.

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Reign Architects

Scope of services: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Consultations
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Farm House
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Modern ArchitectureWebsite: www.reigna
rchitects.ca

Reign Architects is a Toronto-based architecture studio dedicated to creating mindful spaces for modern living. Their main services are Architectural Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Consultations.

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Solterre Design

Scope of services: Architectural Design, Residential Projects, Commercial Projects, Green Building Consulting
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Cafe, Library
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Modern Architecture
Website: www.solterre.com

Solterre’s philosophy is simple: great green architecture fulfilling the client’s needs. They achieve this by understanding the particular effects of natural resources, materials and energy on the built environment, and by incorporating good design principles while keeping economy in mind.

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SP Dumaresq Architect Ltd.

Scope of services: Health Care facilities, Public institutions, Offices, Commercial projects, Conservation, Restorative work, Education
Types of Built Projects: School, Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Cafe, Restaurant, Hotels
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Innovative Building Design
Website: www.spda.ca

The Dumaresq family has practiced architecture in Nova Scotia since 1870. The present firm, SP Dumaresq Architect Limited has been in practice for 40 years.

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SUPRBLK Studio

Scope of services: Architecture, Interiors, Education And Research
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Cafe, Restaurant, Hotels, Theater, Tree House, Factory, Studio
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Sustainable Architecture
Website: www.suprblk.com

SUPRBLK is a creative design studio that works across architecture, interiors, education and research to deliver playful and imaginative designs that are highly responsive to their context.

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William Nycum & Associates Limited

Scope of services: Programming, Planning, Architectural Design, Interior Design, Healthcare Design, Planning and Programming, Furniture Consulting
Types of Built Projects: Family House, Villa, Apartment, Offices, Building, Cafe, Restaurant, Hotels
Locations of Built Projects: Halifax
Style of work: Thriving, dynamic and healthy spaces
Website: www.nycum.com

Design has an extreme impact on life and health. They see every project as a chance to collaborate with their clients: reaching beyond bricks and mortar to create thriving, dynamic and healthy spaces.

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