Sébastien has 20 years of experience in the building design field and has participated in the design of regenerative, carbon-neutral, LEED-Platinum, and Living Building Challenge-pursuing projects, using the Integrated Design Process and sustainable design charrettes. His comprehensive perspective on architecture and Green Building was acquired through his role of Project Architect and Senior Research Advisor at Busby Perkins+Will designing various high-profile green buildings, his role of Senior Sustainability Advisor at Halsall Associates managing the sustainable design process of both the architectural and engineering aspects for existing buildings and new construction, as well as his various roles with the Canada Green Building Council.
Sébastien’s involvement with the LEED-Canada rating systems spans a decade. He has chaired the LEED-Canada Technical Advisory Group on Materials (formerly the Site, Water and Materials) and was a member of the LEED-Canada Steering Committee and of Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s LEED Faculty for over 6 years. He has reviewed close to 100 LEED certification applications across Canada, including the first LEED-Canada for Commercial Interiors and LEED-Canada Core & Shell projects. Sébastien has ruled on a multitude of LEED related sustainable design issues, shaping the evolution of the LEED-Canada rating systems.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & COMMITTEES
2006 – current | Licensed Architect | Architectural Institute of British Columbia
2005 – current | LEED Accredited Professional | Canada Green Building Council
2009 – 2015 | Member | LEED-Canada Steering Committee | Canada Green Building Council
2009 – 2015 | Chair | Technical Advisory Group on Materials | Canada Green Building Council
2009 – 2015 | LEED Faculty | Canada Green Building Council
2012 | LEED-Canada NC 2009 Submittals Taskforce | Canada Green Building Council
2008 | Member | Energy and Environment Committee | Architectural Institute of British Columbia
2007 – 2009 | Vice-Chair | Technical Advisory Group on Site, Water & Materials | Canada Green Building Council