Daniel McGean

DANIEL McGEAN, SMNSAA MRAIC
INTERN ARCHITECT
TRIFOS DESIGN CONSULTANTS
SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA

Daniel McGean is a native of Ingonish, Nova Scotia. Mr. McGean received a Diploma in Engineering from Saint Mary’s University in 1986. Mr. McGean received his Bachelor of Architecture Degree from McGill University in 1990.

Mr. McGean is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects (Intern), and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Post graduation, Mr. McGean joined a Nova Scotia architectural firm, where he accumulated years of experience in regional building design and construction, in a broad range of building typologies, some of which are as follows:

  • Antigonish County Court House Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Atlantic Restaurant and Birch Tree Gift Shop, Keltic Lodge Resort, Ingonish, Nova Scotia
  • BAYplex Renovations, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton Highlands Links Club House, Ingonish, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education Glace Bay Elementary School, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education Riverview Rural High School Renovations, Coxheath, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education Sydney Academy Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • D'Escousse Community Centre, D'Escousse, Nova Scotia
  • Entry Building, Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts, St. Ann's Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Eskasoni Community Health Centre, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
  • Inverness County Court House Renovations, Inverness, Nova Scotia
  • Les Trois Pignons Cultural Centre, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia
  • New Dawn Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Liquor Commission Outlet, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • PharmEng Pharmaceutical Plant, North Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Plato Learning Centre, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia
  • Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • Port Hawkesbury Justice Centre, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • Province of Nova Scotia Building Facade Restoration, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • Province of Nova Scotia Building Facade Restoration, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • RBC Royal Bank, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Savoy Theatre Renovation and Addition, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Sydney Justice Centre, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • TD Canada Trust Bank, Sydney, Nova Scotia

A recent career milestone for Mr. McGean was the opportunity to participate in the planning, development, and construction phases of the award-winning Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. This is a multi-purpose facility, designed to accommodate civic, cultural, and recreational facilities under one roof, while adding to the community services already present in the Strait Area Educational and Recreational Centre. Green Building issues, creating a strong street presence, and reinforcing the community centre, are some of the issues that were addressed in this design.

Mr. McGean joined the team of Trifos Design Consultants in January, 2009. His experience in all aspects of project delivery has already proven to be a significant contribution to the development of some of the most recent projects at Trifos Design Consultants, including the following:

  • Canadian Coast Guard College’s Pool Deck and Tank Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University Harriss Hall (2009), Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University Marvin Harvey Building Roof and Link Upgrades, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education Baddeck Academy Alterations, Renovations, and Expansion, Baddeck, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education Greenfield Elementary School Portable Classrooms, New Waterford, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education St. Anne's Elementary School Renovation and Additions, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Eskasoni Community Health Centre, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
  • Horizon Achievement Centre New Building, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • L’Arche Community Gathering Place, Iron Mines, Nova Scotia
  • Marine Atlantic 10 Marine Drive Facade Renovations, Port aux Basques, Newfoundland
  • Marine Atlantic North Sydney Passenger Terminal, North Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Campus Window Replacement, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Department of Justice Community Corrections Office Fit-up, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site Roof Deck Replacement, Baddeck, Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Cheticamp Visitor’s Centre Renovation, Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Cheticamp), Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Fortress of Louisbourg Carpenter Mill Shop, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Fortress of Louisbourg Morin Building Renovation, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Fortress of Louisbourg New Woodlot Building, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
  • Parks Canada Old Ingonish Visitor’s Centre Renovation, Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Ingonish), Nova Scotia
  • Subway Restaurant Fit-Up Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Sydney Justice Centre Security Screening, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Sydney Justice Centre Sheriff’s Office Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • The Convent (New Dawn Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation), Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Toronto Dominion/Canada Trust Bank/Office Building, Sydney, Nova Scotia