Faculty & Staff

Full-time faculty

Alan Antioquia, BSc, BAID, MArch
Alan Antioquia holds a Masters of Architecture, Bachelor of Applied of Interior Design, and a Bachelor of Biological Science. His interior design and architectural experiences include commercial, retail, restaurant, and low-rise multi-family housing designs, in addition to retail tenant coordination. His practice and teaching are influenced by a steadfast interest in the building systems that create the built environment and shaping of human experiences through interior design and architecture.

 

Natalie Badenduck, AT, BAID, MArch

Natalie holds an Architectural Technologies Diploma, Bachelor of Applied Interior Design and Master of Architecture. Her professional experiences in Milan, New York City, Winnipeg and Calgary include work in landscape architecture, interior design, lighting design, architecture and public art. A continued interest in the ability for design to shape relationships and interactions within built environments guides her teaching approach at Mount Royal.

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Paula Dozois, BID, MID

Design Theory and the interaction between human beings and their environment are key interests for Paula. She brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to her students in studio in guiding them toward thoughtful, engaging, meaningful design solutions.

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Helen Evans Warren, DID, BA Comm, MEDes

Helen Evans Warren is the Program Coordinator of the Department of Interior Design. With more than 18 years of post-secondary teaching in interior design and more than 25 years of industry experience in commercial and residential design, she brings an understanding of the academic, aesthetic, pragmatic and practice requirements of interior design to guide and interact with students.

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David Hyttenrauch, PhD, Chair

David Hyttenrauch is on a part-secondment as Chair of Interior Design. Dedicated to service leadership, he was Chair of Mount Royal's Academic Council from 2002–2005, President of the Mount Royal Faculty Association from 2005-2010, and President of the Alberta Colleges and Institutes Faculties Association from 2010-–2012. He served as Chair of English, Languages, and Cultures from 2012 to 2020, including the merger of the former departments of English, and Languages and Cultures, in 2015.

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Rob Platts, BFA, MArch, MRAIC

Rob brings a background in Architecture and Fine Art to Mount Royal as a full-time tenured professor. Rob has been balancing professional work in Architecture with continuous teaching in the program since serving on the department Advisory Committee in 1994. Over the years, he has taught in all areas of the program: design, history, building systems, communication, and studio experiences. He maintains involvement in innovative external professional projects, supporting his interest in realizing conceptual ideas in built projects. His academic interests are broad, encompassing all areas of design experience from conceptual exploration and emerging digital communication to innovative technical implementation. Currently, he is active in promoting opportunities in design convergence: exploring the commonalities and synergies between design fields.

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Nathaniel Wagenaar, MArch, Registered Architect, AAA

Nathaniel holds a Masters of Architecture and is a registered Architect through the AAA. He aspires to create conceptually robust architecture and design that addresses programmatic and site conditions through a high degree of tectonic resolution at multiple scales. Drawing on his background in graphic design, construction, and computer-generated modelling, Nate embraces Building Information Modelling as a platform for synthesizing complex design challenges into holistic solutions.

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Contract faculty

Terry Almond
Monica Blain
Chris Bullen
Chi Dara
Laura Fenniak
Mark Fewster
Diane Haas
Cait Hampshire
Erika Klavins
Sue Padua
Kerri Peyton
Lowell Scott
Courtney Vincent

Staff

Sarah Block, Administrative Assistant to the Chair