Ladi Holovsky’s portfolio in educational design spans nearly 40 years and includes over 30 schools throughout British Columbia. His thought leadership on 21st Century design concepts has provided many school districts with innovative concepts to advance today’s teaching curriculum. Most specifically, his designs allow for a variation of teaching methods, adaptable and transformative spaces for learning, and the incorporation of the latest in technology.


Ladi is a LEED Accredited Professional and a long-time member of the Canada Green Building Council and the US Green Building Council. He speaks at conferences dealing with climate change and sustainable building design. He is especially interested in the integrated design process and the effect of the natural environment on the building, and the people within it.


B.Arch., University of British Columbia
School of Architecture, University of Prague, Czechoslovakia
LEED Accredited Professional
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Course, CPTED


Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
International Association for Learning Environments
Canada Green Building Council
US Green Building Council



  • Royal Architectural Institute of Canada – Medal for Design Excellence
  • Architectural Institute of British Columbia – Award of Merit
  • Awards of Excellence for Salvation Army Citadel, Mary Winspear Community Centre, Royal Oak Middle School and North Saanich Middle School
  • Award for best Community Contribution, for Royal Oak Middle School
  • Green Building Award for North Saanich Middle School
  • Award of Merit for Kelset Elementary School and Nanaimo Airport Terminal
  • WoodWorks Community Recognition Award for Salt Spring Island Public Library
  • Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI) – Citation Award for Kelset Elementary School