Henry Downing Architects (formerly Friggstad Downing Henry Architects) is one of Saskatchewan’s leading architectural firms with a proven track record in the delivery of projects throughout the province including healthcare, university, research facilities, commercial office, schools, hotels and restorative projects, just to name a few.
Henry Downing Architects has roots in architectural practice that go back 50 years. The history of the firm has been one of progressive evolution, responding to changing personnel, ownership, technology and the marketplace. By being constantly responsive to the market place, maintaining youthful energy, and continually seeking new opportunities we expect our tradition and our evolution to continue.
The firm brings an established reputation for consistent project delivery, high quality design documents and service, familiarity with the delivery of projects and an exceptional track record.
Our firm members offer experience and specialty skills that complement the sophistication and expectations of our clients. Design work sessions, conducted by registered and graduate architects explore and challenge concepts with users in shaping appropriate solutions. Our technological expertise is both current and exploratory delivering sound buildings based on years of good building practice. Construction supervision and administration are conducted by professionals and field seasoned staff assisting the contractor to comply with client interest and regulatory requirements of the modern building process.
The firm has been committed to sustainable design principles for many years. We are a member of the Canadian Green Building Council and designers are LEED accredited professionals.
Henry Downing Architects have an enviable track record in project cost control. It has long been our philosophy that one of the key ingredients to a successful project is budget control. It is our philosophy that Clients are best serviced by projects which are examined in detail and thoroughly co-ordinated before construction.