Lynne is a registered architect with over thirty years of experience of translating her client's vision and needs and working with design teams, artists and contractors to deliver the public places people enjoy being in. Lynne facilitates public art strategic planning processes, lively and productive curatorial and art selection processes, and deftly administers artist contracts for integrated site-specific public artworks. Creating meaningful, engaging and robust public places are the focus of Lynne's public realm consulting practice. Her consulting practice includes: integrating public art into civic work, park and transit projects, developing strategic public art plans, private development public art project planning, facilitating selection processes, and project management for the design and installation of integrated site specific art commissions in civic and privately-developed projects. Recent projects include: the project planning and procurement of the Katzie, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo First Nations project for the Golden Ears Wastewater Treatment Plant and Storage Tank, planning the public art project integration for the Broadway Extension to the Skytrain Millenium Line and Surrey’s new LRT line; the design integration and installation of the City of Coquitlam’s public art collection (11 artworks at four stations) along the Millennium Line Evergreen SkyTrain extension. Currently, Lynne is enjoying working with various agencies on their strategic planning, technical design, maintenance, and procedure guideline documents and other projects. Lynne sits on the B.C. Property Assessment Panel, has served on the Contemporary Art Gallery and Vancouver Moving Theatre boards, the District of North Vancouver Design Panel; Architectural Institute of British Columbia council; Advisory Board for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and taught at Emily Carr College of Art and Design.
Lynne Werker Architect
Architecture and/or technical design, Capital projects (feasibility studies), Facilitation, Public art, Public policy, Strategic planning
Media arts, Museums and heritage, Visual arts and crafts, Multi-disciplinary
Year consulting practice established
Municipalities, Federal or provincial government departments