Firm Profile

Finlayson Bonet Architecture is a firm with a longstanding reputation of providing quality comprehensive architectural services in the greater Victoria area and across Canada for over 30 years. Our staff of 6 have over 120 combined years of architectural experience and have been involved in prominent projects in Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and across Vancouver Island. Led by Architects Art Finlayson and Silvia Bonet, they have created a balance of diverse project experience and enthusiastic energy that they bring to every project we undertake. The rest of the staff though relatively young to the industry are eager and bright contributing creative ideas to the design table under the guidance of our two experienced team leaders.

A successful project is the result of the collaboration of all parties involved and the ability to prepare for each unique requirement completing a cohesive architectural process. Finlayson Bonet Architecture has held belief in addressing the individual needs of each commission and take a proactive role in listening to the aspirations of the client. Our response aims to provide our client with projects that the end user endorses as their own and the resulting pride in ownership determines the measure of our success.

Finlayson Bonet Architecture’s commitment to providing excellence in all of our projects and our vast experience allows us to offer an array of services within the architectural spectrum. The exposure to a diverse range of projects and construction methodologies gives us the capacity to deliver to our clients a comprehensive product. Our typical commissions range from institutional, large industrial facilities, multi-family residential, public gathering spaces and everything in between.

The term ‘architectural service’ has a different meaning to everyone and because we offer a variety of services, the following is a list some of the main services we provide:

• Building assessment

• Documentation and Reports

• Schematic Design and Programming

• Design Development

• Life Cycle Analysis

• Preliminary Cost Analysis

• Building Permit Drawings

• Bylaw Assessment

• Feasibility Studies

• Building Code Analysis and Dispute Resolution

• Construction Contract Documentation

• Construction Administration and Site Review

• Specification Writing

• Building Science and Depreciation Report

• Sustainable design practices

Please contact us for more information at 250.656.2224 or via email: