"Unmatched in both experience and quality"
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Established in 1985, Tricor Design Group is an architectural design firm with solid experience, hands-on knowledge, and creative design philosophy.
Having been involved with the substantial growth of Calgary and it's surrounding areas over the last 35+ years, Tricor continues to provide service here at home as well as throughout North America.
"Designing for you since 1985"
Whether building your own custom home or building a single family, multi-family or commercial property, our team has the skills, knowledge and
experience to make sure your project is done right.
Mike Borkristl heads up the Tricor team with over 40 years of designing experience mainly in Calgary and it's surrounding areas, but has worked all over North America.
Mikes career started very early in high school when introduced to the architectural world by a family member, Arnie Fullerton, one of the architects involved in Mount Royal College. After spending an entire week in his office it set the table for his future career and during Mike’s high school years he worked closely with his mentor and entered several design competitions, earning a win in the HUDAC (now BILD) student house competition, followed by a second win at the post-secondary level the following year.
With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from Egypt, and a career started in the hub of Architecture world unlike any other, Dubai; Gouda has over 16 years of experience between Canada and Dubai in design and construction of various projects.
To date, these projects include: single-Family, multi-Family, med-Rise, high-rise, commercial, hospitality, health, education, and the list goes on. In addition to his passion for designing and building, Gouda enjoys the time away from man-made architecture to the beauty of architecture in nature with his caring wife and two kids who shares their father’s passion for nature and design.
Trish Krause brings over 20 years’ experience in Business Administration to our firm. Trish looks after all aspects of office administration, from phones to coordination of meetings and projects.
Trish brings a friendly outgoing personality to our firm and ensures our clients the best of care from the beginning of their project until completion. Trish has a zest for life and her biggest a pride and joy is her grandchildren.