Jarle joined Diamond Schmitt Architects in 1999 and was made Associate in 2004 and a principal in 2011. He graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) prior to studying Architecture at The University of Waterloo. Jarle approaches practice with a balance of aesthetic clarity and performance, consistently striving for elegant solutions. His focus includes the accommodation of social space in contemporary architecture and sustainable design.
At Diamond Schmitt, Jarle has been responsible for institutional, cultural, and recreational projects of varying scale and complexity. His recreational facility work includes the Jewish Community Centre in Manhattan, The Mary McCormick Recreation Centre in Toronto and The Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. Jarle’s Cultural and Performing Arts work includes The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Residential projects include the design of exclusive residences in the Caribbean and Switzerland.
Jarle’s recent work includes two LEED Gold projects; The Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation at The Banff Centre, Alberta and the Brown Family House of Learning at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Jarle is currently Project Architect and design lead for the Queen’s University Centre for Innovation in Global Engineering.
UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition
The subtlety of the design of the United Kingdom...View Project
Dartmouth Sportsplex Renovation
The renovation of the Dartmouth Sportsplex focuses on three...View Project
Leisure Centre and Public Library Expansion
The Whitchurch Stouffville Library and Leisure Centre Renovation and...View Project
Lethbridge Crossings Leisure Complex
Located in the ‘Crossings’ neighborhood of West Lethbridge, the...View Project
Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
The new Lifestyle Centre is a comprehensive regional facility...View Project
Brown Family House of Learning
This mixed-use building at the heart of the Thompson...View Project
Corus Quay is the first new building of Toronto’s...View Project
Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation
As the cornerstone of the Banff Centre Master plan,...View Project
The Taliesin residence is located on Mustique, a privately...View Project
Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre
Situated in downtown Medicine Hat on the edge of...View Project
The Banff Centre Campus Master Plan
The Banff Centre is situated within Banff National Park,...View Project
Performing Arts Centre and Teaching Facility
The Performing Arts Centre contains a 350-seat flexible theatre,...View Project
The Jewish Community Centre in Manhattan
The Jewish Community Centre in Manhattan represents a template...View Project