Corporate, Public/Institutional, Development/Condominiums
ARIDO Award: Aurora Armoury Canadian Food & Wine Institute
Constructed in 1874 for the Department of National Defence, the Aurora Armoury is a Federal Heritage Building and century-old community venue originally used for infantry training, town meetings, spor ...
Interior Designers sequenced someone’s DNA for this vibrant lobby design
Toronto’s Michener Institute of Education is the only institute in Canada devoted exclusively to applied health science education. The transformation of the Michener Institute lobby was necessary to ...
ARIDO Award Winner: Fleming College A-Wing, Sutherland Campus
On the western edge of Peterborough, an hour and a half east of Toronto, Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus was established in 1973 with a collection of buildings designed by Ron Thom in collaborat ...
ARIDO Award Winner: Niagara College Welland Student Commons
Surrounded by the natural beauty of Ontario’s escarpment, Niagara College is a rural community college focused on applied arts and technology. Our firm was asked to augment the college’s 1970s-era ...
History and progress are the inspiration for these university spaces
Ryerson University’s Podium Building, built in the 1970s, houses both the Archives – the university’s institutional memory, with records spanning 200 years – and Special Collec ...
Quantum mechanics inspires the redesign of this U of T Lab
The first and second floors of the McLennan Physical Laboratories were alienating, institutional spaces, harshly lit with overhead fluorescents. In the classrooms, students sat crowded along long tabl ...
Odeyto provides a home away from home for Indigenous students at Seneca College
Interior Designer: Valerie Gow, ARIDODesign Firm: Gow Hastings Architects with Two Row ArchitectsProject Photographer: Tom Arban Odeyto, the new home for the First Peoples @ Seneca Newnham Campus, is ...
This hairstyling school lets vibrant colour pop against a modern backdrop
The project converted a raw, post and beam loft into ASK Academy by Schwarzkopf Professional, a professional training facility for hairdressing trends, technical skills, and business management. The 7 ...