Carlyle was educated at CEGEP Dawson College in Montréal and later attended the University of Manitoba, where he obtained a B.E.S. in 1974 and M. Land Arch. in 1979. He was accepted as a member of AALA and CSLA in 1985.
Doug has sat on juries, and spoken at conferences and universities across the country. Project work has been published and exhibited in a wide variety of venues.
For several years he chaired what was Edmonton’s Downtown Urban Design Panel. Since 1996 he has been an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Calgary. In 2005, Doug was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Doug’s contributions to the CSLA have included university accreditation review, jury member for the Awards programme, and member of the editorial board of Landscapes/Paysages.
As founder and principal of Carlyle + Associates, he has developed a practice based on a passion for design excellence especially in the urban setting. He is best known for his project work in Edmonton and Calgary. Award winning projects range from The Bridges inner city neighbourhood, the Water Centre office building and site and Seventh Avenue LRT Upgrades in Calgary. In Edmonton, projects include Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, Victoria Promenade, Churchill Square, MacEwan University, Corona LRT Station, and designs for the river valley communities, including most recently the West Rossdale Urban Design Plan and The North Bank (Edmonton Legacy).
We are pleased to recognize Doug’s contributions to our profession over the past twenty- five years and welcome him into the College of Fellows.