Profile of Aimée Smith

Smith Aimee
Aimée Smith
Technical Director | Principal

Our firm leader for higher education, laboratory and health care, Aimée provides design guidance and outstanding project outcomes for clients with highly specialized building performance requirements. Aimée is widely recognized among the design community for her deep knowledge of exhaust dispersion and air intake systems, and her strong technical understanding of local microclimate factors including air quality, ventilation, acoustics and wind behavior. Our clients repeatedly seek out Aimée’s unique combination of building-performance expertise and strong collaboration skills.

A field-leading specialist in building performance for specialized building typologies, including research laboratories and health care facilities.


    • Master of Engineering (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Carleton University, Canada
    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Environmental Engineering), University of Guelph, Canada

    • Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.)
    • Member, Sustainable Labs, Canada
    • Member, International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories
    • Member, SCUP
    • Regular presenter at conferences
    • Publications on indoor air quality in multiple technical journals

    • Acoustics
    • Building generated climate/wind behavior
    • Building performance
    • Building ventilation
    • Exhaust dispersion & re-entrainment
    • Pedestrian wind comfort
    • Sustainability