Our Team / by Mary Ellen Read

We are happy to introduce our growing team!

Mary Ellen Read, Principal Architect

With over 18 years of practical experience in architectural design and project management, Mary Ellen Read is the Principal of Northern Front Studio. She graduated her Bachelor of Architecture with High Distinction from Carleton University and has since worked in various major cities across North America. Having gathered a wide range of skills, Mary Ellen strives to provide clients with valuable design expertise and ensure project continuity from the conceptual stage, until completion.

Jun Kwon, Architectural Designer

Jun has an Honours Bachelor’s Degree from University of Toronto. Here, he received a major in architectural design, as well as in architectural history, theory, and criticism, with a minor in Hungarian studies. Jun is highly interested in arctic architecture and heritage preservation, and has a genuine wish to assist the community through excellent architectural work. He has worked on projects in Vietnam, South Korea, Japan and Myanmar.

Amy Wheat, Interior Design Technologist

A graduate from Lethbridge College, Amy grew up in the Edmonton area until recently relocating to Whitehorse in 2018. Amy began at Northern Front Studio not long after moving to the Yukon and is looking forward to embracing this new challenge, as well as growing in this industry.

Angela Perdue, Intern

Angela is interning at Northern Front Studio while studying for her bilingual Bachelor’s of Architectural Studies (BAST) in Northern Ontario. She is passionate about design-build and regionalism and aspires to taking a place-based approach to designing in and for the north.