Our Story

Studio One Architecture is a Canadian architectural firm founded in 1991 in Vancouver.

Known for its hands on and honest approach to complex design assignments, the firm has completed a wide variety of projects ranging from urban studies to interior design projects.

We see every project as a unique opportunity to engage in the process of creation, apply our values, involve our clients and strive for optimum result.

We, partners of SOA represent our commitment to principles of good design. Our expertise is complemented by experienced senior personnel and supported by our enthusiastic and dedicated team.


Dipl.Tech., A.Sc.T.

James Wong is a founding member of Studio One Architecture. He obtained his diploma in Building Technology (Arch) from British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1979. He has over 30 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a project from inception to completion.

James has been involved in a variety of projects including airport, residential, commercial, mixed-use, hospitality and recreational. His solid expertise in the management and construction aspects of projects has contributed to the successful delivery of many large and complex projects.


Architect AIBC, MRAIC
LEED Green Associate

Shoghig brings a broad experience working across various sectors including commercial, residential, hospitality and master planning. During her more than 10-year tenure at Studio One Architecture, she has seen projects through from inception to completion bringing solutions to clients that are creative, functional and fiscally responsible. Her portfolio includes several multi-family, commercial and mixed-use developments in various municipalities of Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island, she has also contributed to transportation projects for the airport authority at YVR.

Prior to joining Studio One Architecture, Shoghig acquired an extensive experience in commercial and residential projects in the Middle East and Persian Gulf areas and has contributed to the design and delivery of very large scale commercial projects, shopping malls and mixed-use developments.