Our Services


Residential Design

  • Custom Homes
  • Renovations & Additions
  • Energy Efficient Homes
  • Energy Efficient Retrofits
  • Passive House Design


Commercial Design

  • New Construction
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Renovations & Additions
  • Envelope Redevelopment


Multi-User Building Design

  • Multi-unit/suite buildings
  • Mixed-use buildings
  • Community buildings


Other Services

Project Management Services | Construction Administration Services | Building Envelope & Facility Reviews | Sustainability & Green Design | Energy Retrofit Consulting | Heavy Timber & Tall Wood Design | Feasibility Studies | Land Use Bylaw Reviews | Re-zoning/Amendment Applications | 3D Modelling & Rendering | Graphic Design | Furniture Design

About Us

Architecture + Design 34 is a professional design and consulting firm located in Red Deer, Alberta.  Our company was founded by Daren Blair, who is a Registered Architect and creative design professional.  We offer a range of architecture, design, consulting and project management services to clients throughout Alberta.  We strive towards leadership and innovation in the design and construction industry by offering our expertise in custom residential and multi-dwelling building design, unique commercial design and renovation work, and through our involvement with mixed-use building types throughout the province of Alberta.

Our office is set up as an open studio environment shared with other creative professionals, and we believe this setting encourages creative, collaborative and engaging opportunities for open dialogue between the people we work with.  At our firm, we maintain an intense curiosity and passion for learning.  We attend many professional development sessions and courses to ensure we are knowledgeable about the latest design trends and technology.  We believe that good Architecture and Design reveals stories about who we are, what we stand for, and our hope for the continued success of future generations.

Years of Experience
Projects Delivered

Our Values



Highly Qualified Team


Daren Blair


Principal Architect, AAA, MRAIC

Daren has been involved in the architecture and construction industry in Alberta since 2000.  He has been a Registered Architect in Alberta since 2014 and has experience working on projects in locations all across the province.  He is involved in overseeing every project that we take on while managing daily operations.  He received his Architectural Technology diploma (with honours) from S.A.I.T., a Bachelor of Arts degree (Major: Architecture & Art History), then a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Calgary in 2010.

Outside of Architecture, Daren is disciplined in other forms of artistic expression, including playing guitar and drawing.  He also enjoys having great conversations with people over a warm cup of coffee or tea.


Ana Real

Business Manager

Ana is involved in managing many administrative aspects within our office; including bookkeeping, file organization, record keeping, and scheduling.

Outside our office she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling to new places, doing ceramics, and painting.

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We are looking forward to starting a project with you!

For each project we work on, we commit to discovering the unique needs and desires of each client. We take pride in the work we do and strive to deliver solutions that we can all be proud of.

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