Linda Dervishaj, MRAIC


Linda Dervishaj brings over 10 years of professional experience working on both architecture and urban design projects in North America, including cultural buildings, residential, commercial, and office spaces. Several of Ms. Dervishaj’s projects have won local and international awards and she has been influential in shaping not only buildings but neighborhoods as well.



HansonLA 2016 – Present

Upon her move to Los Angeles, Ms. Dervishaj joined HansonLA as a Project Architect. Her projects include the design and construction of the Marina Business Center alterations and additions, a project that looks at repositioning a 1980’s office park into a creative office campus. She is also managing the preparation of the Design Guidelines and Master Plan for The City Market of Los Angeles, one of LA’s largest urban projects. City Market is a 10-acre mixed use development in downtown’s Fashion District that will include office space, education centers, residential units, and a variety of private and public open spaces.

Brook Mcllroy 2009 – 2016

After joining Brook McIlroy in 2009, Ms. Dervishaj was the Urban Designer involved with the design and construction of Prince Arthur’s Landing, the waterfront master plan for the City of North Bay, Ontario, Canada. The master plan included the design and construction of the Water Garden Pavilion, Baggage Building Arts Center, Pond Pavilion, Festival Storage Building, Spirit Garden, and the public realm elements throughout the waterfront park. The master plan, which is now built and operational, has won a multitude of awards both in Canada and internationally. Ms. Dervishaj was also a Project Manager for the Downsview Park Master Plan in Toronto, Ontario, a 570 acre redevelopment consisting of five mixed-use neighborhoods and a 270 acre public park. Ms. Dervishaj worked on developing and refining the Urban Design Guidelines and Master Plan for several of the neighborhoods within Downsview Park, including the Stanley Greene Neighborhood which is currently under construction.

Montgomery Sisam Architects 2008 – 2009

As an Architectural Designer with Montgomery Sisam Architects, Ms. Dervishaj was a member of the design team for a variety of projects throughout Canada. She was involved with the design development, preparation of construction documents and presentation documents for several projects including the Tommy Thompson Park Revitalization and the Mount Sinai Reproductive Biology Unit, in Toronto, Canada.



Member, RAIC
Intern Architect, OAA
Member, Toronto Society of Architects