Som Bose, AIA

Som Bose, AIA Architect AIBC LEEDP AP NCARB MBA is a Regional Leader of the Science and Technology practice at Architecture 49 Inc. for Western Canada. Som has experience in numerous role settings within the design and construction industry.

Som possesses specialization in Science and Technology projects through his work for US pharmaceuticals and institutional companies as well as US Federal Agencies during his time with Laboratory AE firm based in the US. He has experience working on containment laboratories, Cleanrooms for semiconductor manufacturing and radioactive Shielding laboratories for physical science research.

Prior to Architecture 49, Som was leading the Design-Build pre-construction services for Asia’s oldest contracting company Shapoorji and Pallonji Group’s Engineering and Construction company headquartered in Mumbai-India. During this time, he was involved in Design and Build projects in the AsiaPac region.

Som is the founding president of the AIA’s Canada chapter and a past board member of Sustainable Laboratories Canada. He is a member of (Architectural Institute of British Columbia) AIBC and holds an NCARB certificate and maintains professional licensure in the US, Canada, and India.

Som has presented in Conferences in India, US and Canada on Biosafety, Biosecurity, Laboratories, Sustainability, Construction and Architecture practices.

Som completed his Master in Architecture from School of Architecture and Urban Planning at University of Wisconsin. He also holds an Executive MBA from Mumbai’s top Business School – SP Jain Institute for Management Research.


Past President