John Henshaw, Principal Architect, MAIBC, B.Arch, MBA, LEED AP

John began his love affair with architecture and design in high school. He  then attended the Architecture program at the Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. After graduating he worked with a number of large and small firms gaining experience in convention centres, high rise office buildings, hospitals and multi family residential projects. John is a member of the Architects Institute of BC since 1982. In 1989, he founded John Henshaw Architect Inc. and has taken a leading role in incorporating energy efficient design features into his projects and received a number of awards for his work. His designs are developed to blend western influences with Asian design principals, creating a unique and inspiring living experience.


Joy Chao, Interior Designer, RID, BFA, LC

Joy has always had a passion for the Arts. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Colombia. After working in the construction industry alongside with her father, she decided to focus on interior design. She received her diploma of Interior Design from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, her Lighting Certification and is a certified Registered Interior Designer. In 2001, she joined John Henshaw Architect Inc. An eye for well-planed spaces and interior design aspects distinguishes her work.



A strong team of support staff including Architectural Technologists and Interior Designers are a part of the team to ensure all aspects of a project is taken in consideration.