Michael de Wolf



Michael de Wolf joined HIP architects in 2011. He brings a wealth of experience from his time working in the UK construction industry since obtaining his Architecture Degree in 2001 from the University of Plymouth. Michael completed his diploma in Architecture at the University of Greenwich in 2004 where his work was nominated for the Royal Institute of British Architects Presidents Medals. In 2006 he completed his Certificate in Architectural professional practice at the University of Plymouth and practiced as a registered Architect in the UK before immigrating to Canada in 2011.

Michael has a broad range of experience and has worked on many prestigious and prize winning projects in the UK ranging from historic buildings of national importance to contemporary design of university buildings and private residences. Michael’s design experience as a contemporary designer covers a wide range of projects including commercial offices, multiple occupancy dwellings, industrial facilities, public buildings, libraries and private residences. During his time in the UK construction industry, Michael specialized in conservation. He has spent many years working with educational facilities to produce Campus masterplans as well as the design of several faculty buildings and additions. From this background Michael has developed a diverse portfolio of quality design projects which are engaging and sustainable.

Selected Works

  • Cleardale Seniors Housing Facility
  • Finning Red Deer Branch analysis
  • University of Plymouth (UK) Masterplanning, Students Union building, Nancy Astor Building
  • William Butterfield Rectory (UK) adaptation
  • St. Aubyns Church (UK) conversion to public library and worship space