Motivo Design Group Inc. (MDG) was established in 2013 to provide clients with professionally designed building solutions. Each project is executed to uniquely address the client’s requirements and goals. Regardless of the size or type of the project, the approach remains the same - provide unique solutions that are both creative and realistic. Whether it is a custom home design or a multi-family development, a strong emphasis is placed on constructability and cost effective building solutions. Creative concepts are created through collaboration with clients and experienced reviews of municipal and site constraints. We believe in positive community growth, through sustainable design and responsible construction. Our strength is in applying creative designs through sound engineering principals. Motivo Design Group is an award winning design firm, that actively supports community organizations.
OWNER/DESIGNER Chris McNeil, B.Eng
Raised not far from the most easterly point in North America, on the rugged coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. Chris grew up in a modest home with an artistic mother and a father who owned a residential construction company. Naturally, his passion for Architecture grew. At the age of 10 with broom in hand, he was put to work on the construction site and was drawn to the satisfaction that comes in watching a project grow from concept to completion.
Chris’ professional career found him consistently working in areas focused on buildings and facilities. His employment saw him work and live throughout North America with time spent in Ottawa, Texas, California, and Calgary. Chris maintained a Professional Engineer designation for 14 years while working in Alberta and British Columbia. Motivo Design Group Inc. is a concept Chris hopes will display both his artistic passion for design and his unique practical experience in engineering and construction. Motivo Design Group is a member of the Canadian Home Building Association and British Columbia Residential and Building Design (BCABD). Chris has previously attained the industry leading designation in Project Management (PMP) in 2007. Past notable employers include National Research Council of Canada, Schlumberger, Kiewit Industrial, Bell Telecom, Suncor Energy, MEG Energy, and Stantec Consulting.