519 Design+Build is a collaborative “hands-on” company, established in 2011 and located in Victoria BC, where the principle Chris Foyd employ an active approach through the entire design and then build process. Chris brings a unique set of skills and experience to every project, resulting in a highly creative and technically proficient product.
Christian Foyd – BA, MArch, Arkitekt MAA (Registered in Denmark), RAIC
Having spent 10 year in Copenhagen, Dk - working as a Project Architect with DISSING+WEITLING arkitektfirma als, Chris returned to Canada in 2000 to launch a firm of his own providing Architectural Design /Consulting Services to a group of clients in both Europe and North America. This client group includes an ongoing relationship with DISSING+WEITLING as well as doing work with Perkins+Will's offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and New York.
519 d+b was conceived as a vehicle for introducing a Scandinavian design ethic, aesthetic and attention to detail to the Canada's West Coast.