At CLEVER Design and Planning we celebrate our differences and rely on each other’s strengths to supplement our own.

Our varying interests allows us different perspectives which in turn helps us to create a well-rounded product. Along with very lively and passionate brainstorming sessions, this gives us the ability to problem solve effectively for our clients and also created the phrase: “you are so clever!”, which in turn led to our company name.

We share the same values and are determined to make Calgary and Alberta a better place to live, one project at a time.

Our past experiences in customer service combined with our knowledge of building science and construction vocabulary allow us to effectively bridge the gap between homeowners and contractors making the process as simple as possible.

We are a new company but have been working together effectively as a team for the last two years.  We bring our varied backgrounds and experience and are always learning in order to help our clients solve their ever-changing spatial problems.

Meet Our Team

At CLEVER Design & Planning, we make it our business to do our best for our clients all while keeping the community in mind. We are a talented and enthusiastic team of hard workers and we pride ourselves in staying up to date with bylaws, building codes, and trends in the architectural world to offer our clients the best possible service.

Our experience using programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Lumion, and more, ensure that our clients get the benefit of technically correct drawings and a clear picture of what the end result will look like. We strive to foster trust and clear, open communication between ourselves and our clients to ensure they always end up with a product they love. Let us help make your vision a reality.

Nannette de Waal
Nannette de WaalArchitectural Technologist
After her education in Marketing and Advertising, and owning a company doing picture framing and later interior decorating for close to 10 years, curiosity and interest in Architecture led Nannette to pursue an education in Interior Decorating (Mount Royal University) and Architectural Technologies (SAIT). Her passion for building science and construction, as well as her sensible practicality, make her an asset to any team. She is a LEED® Green Associate™ with a passion for sustainable building methods and materials. She is also drawn to beautiful design and her excitement for beautiful spaces is contagious. She is always there to help remove the stress and bring the enthusiasm.
ShilohOperations Director
Shiloh is the brightest star in the CLEVER team. He is an enthusiastic Calgarian and specialises in recreation in the city, with a particular focus on off-leash areas. He is a patient and accommodating co-worker that truly brings out the best in all of us.
Liana Juca
Liana JucaArchitectural Technologist
Liana Juca is an Architectural Technologist (SAIT) and Web Designer (SAIT) with a strong graphic communication skill set and strong soft skills. As a postgraduate Marketing professional with more than 9 years of experience with graphic design, design methodologies, and design process, she is really familiar with Real Estate and Construction Industries. Her diverse educational and professional background shaped her as a problem solver, agile and innovative individual. She is always on the lookout for good ideas and well-designed spaces and her work is always of the highest quality. Her creative, detail-oriented nature makes her uniquely qualified as a space planner and designer.

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Calgary – AB