Jim Aalders

Jim Aalders, Architect AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP

Vice President

"Whether designing a small office addition or a new condominium tower, I constantly strive for creative, innovative and authentic design solutions that will heighten and improve the experience individuals have with their built environment. I strive to promote a collaborative and enjoyable design process for our clients, staff and consultant team."

Jim is a Vice President with HDR and leads the firm’s residential, retail and industrial work, and has led many healthcare, recreation and post-secondary education projects as well, with a focus on Vancouver Island communities. As a LEED accredited professional, Jim puts his passion for high-quality design and sustainable solutions to good use in all his work.

Jim is a past chair of the Oak Bay Design Panel and a member of the Urban Land Institute and Urban Development Institute. He has shared his experience and knowledge with student and community organizations such as the University of Victoria Urban Development Club and the Sauder School of Business at UBC.