Neil Barman is an Intern Architect in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and currently works on contract for a number of architecture firms as well as Canadian Vectorworks distributor Paxar Technologies. He and his wife Carrie Smart both trained at the University of Waterloo and designed and built their own LEED Platinum-certified home in 2012. Together they work on projects as Barman+Smart.
Neil also provides Vectorworks and Sketchup training for individuals and firms wanting to increase their productivity, efficiency and appreciation with these great tools. While at the University of Waterloo, Neil received the Microsoft Award for Data Visualization for his work on a visioning and planning project addressing Toronto’s Port Lands. He continues to advance and share his knowledge regarding the visual tools of the profession.
When Neil is not working in architecture, you’ll either find him behind the lens of a camera, on his motorcycle, pulling a mean espresso or building LEGO creations with his two fantastic kids.