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Ben Wareing

M Arch
Project manager

Post-professional Master of Architecture, Urban Design and Housing option, McGill University, Montreal, 2013-2014

Bachelor of Architecture with First Class Honours, Victoria University, Wellington, 2004-2008

Solar Decathlon Architecture Award, Dezhou, 2018

Catalyst Award in Sustainability Research and Education, TeamMTL, Montreal, 2018

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Sustainable Design Arch 515, Montreal, 2017

FRQSC Doctoral Research Scholarship, Montreal, 2016

Mitacs Accelerate Award, Montreal, 2016

Graduate Excellence Award, Montreal, 2015

McGill Engineering Doctoral Award, Montreal, 2015
Nick and Judy Kauser Family Graduate TISED Fellowship, Montreal, 2015

Norbert Schoenauer and David Farley Fellowship in Architecture, Montreal, 2013

Stephenson and Turner Award, Wellington, 2007



Ben Wareing specialises in sustainable development, urban design and affordability. He has been working since 2008, with significant experience in housing and education.
In 2018, he led Team Montreal to first place in the architecture competition at the Solar Decathlon in China, developing a Net Zero energy urban housing typology based on passive house and prefabrication methodologies. Between 2014 and 2019, Ben was a research associate at the Facility for Architectural Research in Media and Mediation (FARMM) and taught sustainable design at McGill University. He joined the L’OEUF team in January 2019, where he is currently project manager for the 54 social housing demonstration project, Place Griffintown.


Housing and community environment
Habitations Joïa, Montreal, QC, 118-unit multi-residential building, design of units, documentation, participation in site supervision, project in progress
Place Griffintown, Montreal, QC, 54-unit multi-residential building, Project manager: design, documentation, project management, ongoing project
C40, Montreal, QC, 40 unit multi-residential building, Unit design, documentation, ongoing project
Deep-Performance Dwelling, Montreal, QC, urban housing typology, Team Montreal, Project Manager: design, documentation, project management, sponsorship, construction
Several housing projects for First Nations communities in Northern Quebec, Architectes Guilmette Larue, Project Manager: design, documentation, management
Legado, Montreal, QC, mixed-use building, net-zero energy feasibility study, McGill University, Design Manager, documentation

Urban ecosystem, citizen and economic environment
Lab Ecole, Rimouski, QC, new high school, Documentation Officer, ongoing project.
Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, QC, exterior renovation, ékm architecture, Design, documentation
McGill Libraries master plan, Montreal, QC, feasibility study, ékm architecture, design, documentation
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, new building and refurbishment of existing building, Courtney Architects, Design, documentation, project management
Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, building refurbishment, Courtney Architects, Project Manager: design, documentation, project management
Jack Mann Auditorium, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, building refurbishment, Courtney Architects, Project Manager: design, documentation, project management,
Health Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, new building, Courtney Architects, Documentation, participation in site supervision.

Architectural Design Arch 672, Sustainable Design Arch 515 and Urban Planning and Development Arch 550, McGill University, Montreal, Teaching Assistant, 2014-2019
Production of studies on sustainable design methodologies, production and management of sustainable strategies for various projects, management of the sustainable design and master plan for downtown Lac-Mégantic, McGill University, Montreal, Research assistant at the FARMM research laboratory 2014-2018
Designing interventions for the Petite-Patrie neighbourhood to gather public feedback for better urban planning, McGill University, Montreal, Research assistant / urban designer, 2013-2014
Teaching assistant, for the Architectural Technologies Arch181 course, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 2007
Research assistant, research and writing of a chapter for an academic publication, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 2006