The Art of Living Well

The expert architectural teams at Meridian Development and Wensley Architecture focus on creating unique spaces and adding unforgettable details to develop one-of-a-kind properties. Inspired by extensive travels, the plans for Escala are the culmination of ideas garnered from the most impressive and luxurious developments worldwide.


Meridian Development

Karl Miller

Innovation is what fuels the fire for Karl Miller and he brings his unique skill set to all aspects of the company ensuring no detail has been overlooked. With a Bachelor of Commerce and Urban Planning, Karl takes a distinct approach, blending architecture with the urban landscape – ensuring that building developments flow seamlessly with their surroundings. A resident of Saskatoon himself, Karl believes Escala’s uniquely crafted design is the perfect addition to this exclusive district and will enhance the experience of living in Saskatoon. Karl is driven by his desire to make every neighbourhood that is home to a Meridian project a better place because of the company’s involvement.


Colleen Wilson

As co-owner of Meridian Development, Colleen uses her diverse talents and passions to drive innovation and creativity within all aspects of the company.  As a graduate of the U of S College of Law, Colleen’s role includes structure acquisitions, co-ownerships, and projects as the Director of Legal Affairs. Her passion for style and design were the catalyst behind this strategic partnership with Karl Miller and allow her to conceptualize project design and oversee finishing details. In leading through creativity and beauty, Escala will inspire people and unlock the possibilities and beauty that lies within Saskatoon.


Ken Achs

As co-founder of Meridian Development, Ken’s support has been invaluable, both financially and as an experienced mentor. A prominent figure in the real estate industry, Ken’s remarkable reputation for integrity, excellence, and quality in all he does, is matched only by his reputation for hands-on hard work. As a local to Saskatoon and winner of many prestigious awards, residents of Escala can rest assured that Ken Achs has their best interests in mind.


Wensley Architecture

Barry Weih

As Wensley Architecture’s Managing Principal, Mr. Weih has worked on a wide variety of projects at all stages of development. Determined to ensure that each project is delivered effectively to meet the client’s goals, Mr. Weih works closely with clients from the municipal approval process through to completion of construction. Mr. Weih is a LEED accredited professional and believes that each building should be designed to include appropriate sustainable design criteria and ensures every detail is considered.



Neil Banich

Wensley Architecture’s design director brings decades of experience as an integral member of the company since 1988. Passionate about taking a client’s vision and transforming it into an aesthetically inspiring design, Banich has earned the firm recognition through numerous awards and publications.  His passion for architecture and experience in retail design allow him to create innovative and one-of-a-kind designs within time and budget constraints.


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