A little story about us
Ana Cristina Sandrin, Architect AIBC
Ana brings intuition, clarity and artistic direction to each project. She graduated with a Masters in Architecture and a Bachelor in Sociology from the University of British Columbia. She strives to make her designs not only beautiful but also socially responsive. She cherishes the power of the imagination and enjoys guiding people through their own creative process. Ana has collaborated in various teaching and research projects at the UBC School of Architecture, the UBC Department of Sociology and the Vancouver Community College Architectural Drafting Program. She remains engaged with the academic community as a guest critic for architectural studio reviews. She practices Yoga, Chi Kung and Reiki and honors the balance of mind and body.
Howard Leung, M.Arch.,LEED.AP.
Howard provides technical expertise with a flair for creative solutions. He has a Masters in Architecture from UBC and a Bachelor in Biochemistry from McGill University. As a past member of the Canada Green Building Council Education and LEED for Homes Committee, Howard brings realistic green solutions to his projects. He has taught estimating, scheduling and project management at BCIT, worked as a development manager for multifamily, subdivision housing, and complex commercial projects and provided general contracting services for new homes and renovations. With his broad experience, Howard brings design intelligence, practical budgeting, scheduling and project management to each project at Sandrin Leung Design.
Our Story - Opposites attract to create harmony
In our own relationship we enjoy the playfulness and tension that results when opposites come together to create a state of balance or harmony. For this reason we always work through the design of our projects together. The alchemy of our interaction fuels the excitement of creating something together that can be more the sum of our respective parts. We work both intuitively and technically because a balanced building must have the influences of both. We use technical tools intuitively and use intuitive tools technically because we understand the need to balance intuition and knowledge.