ABOUT US

Chalmers Gibbs Architects is the longest-serving architectural practice in the Cayman Islands. It was established in 1959, and has maintained fully-staffed offices in Grand Cayman since 1966.
Lara Adams

William Steward, M. E. Des. (Arch), MRAIC

Managing Director
wil.steward@chalmersgibbs.ky

Wil studied architecture in Canada, gaining a Master’s degree in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary in 1981. Working in various architectural practices both in Calgary and Vancouver, he formed his own practice in Vancouver in 1987 as a registered architect in the province of British Columbia.

 

Relocating to Grand Cayman in 1992, he joined Chalmers Gibbs as a senior architect becoming Managing Director in 2004.

 

Wil’s professional experience covers the spectrum of architectural projects, including commercial, hotel and resort, health care, retail and luxury residential. He is currently a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and CASE (Cayman Association of Surveyors, Architects and Engineers).

 

With a lifelong passion for music, Wil is a respected jazz pianist and dabbles in a love of steel guitars as well as folk instruments. He regularly performs with his group Cool School at various music events in Grand Cayman as well as abroad.

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Daniel O’Regan, Dip. Arch. Tech.

An architectural technologist with over 20 years international experience gained in Ireland, Australia and the Cayman Islands.

 

In 1995, Daniel spent a year working and travelling around Australia. He subsequently returned to Ireland where he worked on a wide range of project types including commercial, educational, retail, residential and healthcare facilities.

 

In 2001 he relocated to Grand Cayman, where he immediately joined Chalmers Gibbs Architects and has been a loyal member of the team for the past 16 years.

 

Daniel is widely experienced in the application of building and life safety codes, construction administration, architectural detailing and all facets of architectural drawing production.

Lara Adams

Lara Adams, BA Int. Arch. (Hons)

Interior Architect
lara.adams@chalmersgibbs.ky

Lara studied Interior Architecture in Australia, gaining an honors degree from Curtin University of Technology.

 

Making the move from Western Australia to Grand Cayman to join Chalmers Gibbs in 2015, Lara leads the interior Architecture division with experience in a broad range of design from luxury private residential to corporate workplace, hospitality, education, healthcare and hotel refurbishment projects.

 

Lara’s primary design focus is complemented by considerable practical onsite project management experience. As a designer Lara brings creative solutions to strategic thinking, always with the clients goals in focus.

Owen Merodon, architect

Owen Merodon, B. Arch. RAIA

Senior Architect | Project Administrator
owen.merodon@chalmersgibbs.ky

Owen has gained a broad range of professional experience internationally in architectural design and project management in a wide variety of building types.

 

He is a member of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects as well as an ICC Safety professional.

 

His experience ranges from residential, educational, hospitality, commercial and sport facilities, gained in Australia, Brunei, Singapore and the Cayman Islands.

 

Owen is currently working as the contract administrator for the expansion of Owen Roberts International Airport.

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Outi Ojala, M. Sc. Arch.

Outi holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Royal Technical University in Stockholm, Sweden. Originally from Finland, Outi has experience in the field of architecture from Finland, Sweden and since 2016, the Cayman Islands.

 

She is a design architect with experience in a range of design from private residential, corporate commercial and health care facilities. Outi’s primary areas of focus are design, graphic design and 3D modelling with specific research experience in design for aging.

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Sean Douglas

Architectural Technologist
sean.douglas@chalmersgibbs.ky

Sean originally joined Chalmers Gibbs as a student intern in 2007. After finishing his diploma in Architectural Technology at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Canada, he returned to Cayman and gained experience in various architectural projects before rejoining Chalmers Gibbs in 2017.

 

Sean is especially talented in 3d modelling and renderings and also has experience from surveying, GIS systems and project management.


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