Diamond Schmitt Architects at Doors Open Toronto 2012
Diamond Schmitt Architects Press Release May 18, 2012
TORONTO – Diamond Schmitt Architects returns to Doors Open Toronto (May 26-27) with two afternoons (open from 1:00PM – 5:00PM) of presentations around this year’s theme of city building. Architects will discuss current projects in Toronto, across Canada and abroad.
Visitors will learn about soon-to-open buildings, including the Regent Park Arts & Culture Centre, Bridgepoint Hospital and the adjacent renovated Don Jail, the Ryerson Image Centre, and the Sick Kids’ Hospital Research and Learning Tower. Other projects to be featured are the New Mariinsky opera house in St. Petersburg, Russia; condominium, academic, library designs as well as master plans round out 14 different presentations over the two days of Doors Open.
Architectural videos, renderings, models, plans and photography will also be on display.
Jack Diamond gets things going on Saturday, May 26 at 1:30PM with a talk on city building. Presentations will take place on the half-hour between 1:30PM and 5:00PM on both days and be led by members of the renowned Toronto-based architecture firm.
Diamond Schmitt Architects at Doors Open Toronto takes place at the company’s office located at 384 Adelaide St. W. (just east of Spadina Ave.). The event is free and wheelchair accessible.
Saturday May 26
1:30PM Jack Diamond on City Building
2:00PM Bridgepoint Hospital and the Don Jail by Gilda Giovane and Greg Colucci
2:30PM City of Vaughan Master Plan by Michael Szabo
3:00PM Campus design for University of Ontario Information Technology by Michael Szabo
3:30PM Trends in Library Design by Sydney Browne
4:00PM Global Innovation Exchange at Wilfrid Laurier University by Birgit Siber
4:30PM Diamond Schmitt’s Windscape installation for Luminato 2012 by Brad Hindson
Sunday May 27
1:30PM Sick Kids’ Hospital Research and Learning Tower by Duncan Higgins
2:00PM Ryerson Image Centre by Peggy Theodore
2:30PM Condominium projects by David Dow
3:00PM New Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia by Gary McCluskie
3:30PM St. Catharines Performing Arts Centre by Michael Treacy
4:00PM Regent Park Arts & Culture Centre by Jennifer Mallard
4:30PM Architectural illustration and urban design by Jon Soules
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