Neil Banich

Design Director | Principal

Neil has demonstrated a talent for architectural design from early in his career. he has been part of WA Architects since 1988 where, under the direction of Jim Wensley, he designed many of the firm’s projects. Since becoming a Principal in 2001, his role has expanded to include coordination and design for all of our major work including office, retail, and residential projects.

As our Design Director, Neil is responsible for transforming your vision for a project into an appropriate and aesthetically satisfying building design. His building and interior design work has earned us local and global recognition through numerous awards and publications. His passion for architecture and his experience in retail design allows him to create innovative and effective building designs within time and budget constraints.

Professional Affiliations:

Member, International Council of Shopping Centres
Member, Urban Development Institute


1980 Langara College, Fine Arts
1982 BCIT, Architectural Building Technology