Our Story

HFKS Architects Inc. is an award winning firm with a rich and diverse history of architecture, interior design, planning and programming in the province of Alberta over the past 35 years. Founded in 1975, HFKS Architects is a firm of over 30 professional, technical and support staff. HFKS specializes in providing creative solutions to state-of-the-art, technically challenging facilities for institutional clients.

Our History

HFKS Architects has consolidated the synergy of our two offices by working together in both the Edmonton and Calgary markets to offer architectural design, interior design, programming and planning to clients throughout Alberta.

Led by five Principals, Christopher Filipowicz, Robert Timms, Sergio Poles, Janet Koshuta, and Michael Dowler, the firm has provided service, experience, skill, innovation and creative solutions serving the Alberta market for over 35 years with award winning design.

Members of our team have extensive experience in the design, planning, restoration, deconstruction, construction and contract administration of a number of facilities types of various sizes and complexity, with construction value ranging from $50,000 to over $300 million.

HFKS Architects is a member of the Canadian Green Building Council.

Our Vision

Since its day of inception, HFKS Architects Inc. has taken pride in providing creative problem-solving techniques for complex design and building technology requirements. A client-focused approach governs the firm’s service, supported by technical expertise, close contact with end users, a thorough understanding of operational needs and a determination to successfully solve arising complexities. That way, state-of-the-art solutions are delivered seamlessly, within the constraints of budgets and schedules.

"Our work methodology allows our most experienced individuals to be in direct contact with the client: efficiently benefiting the final outcome of the project and its delivery."

HFKS Architects is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our practice. We offer a strong team of highly competent and experienced design, technical and administrative staff.

Our Work




Suite 200, 11748 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0X5
Suite 302, 1240 Kensington Road N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P7