This is part of a year-long ‘Love for Local’ series called NB365: portraits of New Brunswick entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations. Huddle is a media partner with Love for Local. Today, we hear from Denis Nadeau of Nadeau Soucy Ellis Architectes.
I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A NATURAL LEADER AND THE IDEA OF OWNING MY OWN ARCHITECTURAL FIRM HAS GROWN OVER THE YEARS WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PROJECTS I HAVE DESIGNED AND MANAGED.
An architect must be able to manage the different facets of a construction project and this part of the job was very appealing to me. Owning my own firm allows me to be intimately involved in the projects we design and manage.
Many of our clients have come back to us for our services over the past year in an effort to support local expertise. I thank them very much. It develops a nice complicity with our clients, especially when you know that they have chosen to support local expertise. This in turn allows us to use local materials or local contractors in our design and construction projects.
Over the past year, we have learned that we need to promote that local expertise is available and accessible. There is no need to rely on experts from the larger centers of the country. The expertise is here in our region, in our province.