Who We Are

Over the past 16 years, Louis has developed Blueprint Design into a very busy home based design office with over 500 design projects completed primarily in the Bow Valley, but also in other areas of Alberta, BC, and Saskatchewan. He has worked with clients from most parts of Canada, United States, UK, and Europe. (in person or via email).

Louis has achieved several design awards in the Town of Canmore, and is a member of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (Certified Design & Engineering Technologist, since 1989)

Louis Desroches graduated from the Design & Drafting Technology Diploma program at Red River Community College, Winnipeg, 1982. From 1982-1993, he used his design skills employed with the Alberta Government as a design & survey technologist with Kananaskis Country, Tourism Parks & Recreation.

Louis is a very active volunteer member of the planning and design community within the Town of Canmore. Some of the committees he has been a member of are as follows:
2010 Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (Chair)
2009 Municipal Planning Commission (Chair)
2008 Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (Chair)
2007 Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (Vice-Chair)
2006 Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (member)
2005 Municipal Planning Commission (Chair)
2004 Municipal Planning Commission (Vice-Chair)

Other committees:

  • 2013 Parks Canada Advisory Development Board (Banff, Yoho, & Kootenay National Parks)
  • 2012 Parks Canada Advisory Development Board (Chair)
  • 2011 Parks Canada Advisory Development Board (Chair)
  • 2011 – 2012 Canmore Folk Fest (Assistant Coordinator – Performer, VIP, and Volunteer Food Services)
  • 2010 Parks Canada Advisory Development Board (Vice-Chair)
  • 2009 Parks Canada Advisory Development Board (member)
  • 2002 – 2006 Canmore Downtown Enhancement Committee
  • 2003 – 2006 Sacred Heart Parish Facility Planning Committee
  • 1995 – 1997 Canmore Downtown Architectural Review Committee
  • Canmore Built Green Resource Group
  • Canmore In-Lieu Parking Resource Group