Our team


The Tarjan Group consists of Architects, Interior Designers and Technologists who all bring unique abilities, ideas and expertise to our dynamic team. The amalgamation of these abilities allows the Tarjan Group to take on a broad range of projects and clientele. Our years of experience has allowed us to create invaluable ties within the industry and sustain our longevity.

Tarjan Group

Paul Tarjan

Paul Tarjan

Founder and President

Graduated from University of Toronto, B.Arch, 1966
Established "Paul Tarjan Architect" in 1969
Established "The Tarjan Group " in 1979

Alberta Association of Architects
B.C. Association of Architects
Saskatchewan Association of Architects
Manitoba Association of Architects

Project Experience: Over 45 years as an architect involved in the design and implementation of a large variety of projects for private, public, commercial, residential and industrial clients.

Tommy Nham


Project Manager

Tommy Nham is the senior project manager at The Tarjan Group since February 2002. He graduated from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 2000.

He has provided leadership on numerous project types such as commercial, retail, industrial and muti-family residential. Tommy has led many significant projects including muti-family residential, Retail Convenience Stores, Canada Safeway, Industrial Warehouses and Automotive dealerships.

He is continuing to lead the team through different stages and completion of projects.


Mohammad Katanbaf

Mohammad Katanbaf

Intern Architect, AAA

Mohammad Katanbaf has been an employee in a senior position at The Tarjan Group since October 2013. 

Mohammad received his Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from the American University of Sharjah in the UAE - the first program outside North America to be granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States.

In 2010, Mohammad received his Master of Science degree in Sustainable Design of the Built Environment from the British University in Dubai, in association with Cardiff University, UK, where he specialized on energy assessment of modern façades.

As an Intern Architect, he has extensive knowledge of the profession in line with Canadian practices. He has worked on numerous projects from their early design stages until their final completion and hand-over.

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