Megan Cassidy is a licensed architect and has led a number of retail, commercial, residential and institutional projects over her years of practice. Megan specializes in developing architecture that is at once functional, pragmatic and retains a strong conceptual clarity underpinned by inclusive, urbanistic aspirations and human-centred design. She is focused on the development of refined details and through the careful and resourceful crafting of materials.
Megan graduated from The University of Toronto with a B.Arch in 2001 and has since worked with 3rd Uncle Design, Moriyama & Teshima, Giannone Petricone Architects and as an associate at LGA Architectural Partners. Megan co-founded NCDA with Haji Nakamura in 2009 with Haji Nakamura to create an architecture that is based on spatial complexity and playful experiences. In 2017 she co-founded CASSON Hardware, which brings together a select range of hardware specialties from around the world. Megan maintains strong connections to the local design community as an educator and sessional teaching member of the studio faculty at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture.