Diamond Schmitt Architects

resiliency pandemic

Design Quarterly

Building resiliency during a pandemic

Resiliency in indoor environments are needed for airborne viruses such as COVID-19 but in many buildings that is not the case.
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Construction Business

Three contractors shortlisted for Ottawa Library

Three contractors have been shortlisted to build the $192.9-million Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility.
Derek Newby

Design Quarterly

Derek Newby is new principal in DSA Vancouver

Diamond Schmitt Architects (DSA) welcomes Derek Newby as a principal in its growing Vancouver practice. He previously worked for the firm.
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Design Quarterly

Diamond Schmitt appoints two new principals

Diamond Schmitt Architects has appointed Sybil Wa and Nigel Tai as principals with the firm. The promotion recognizes their design excellence contributions.
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Construction Business

U of Calgary breaks ground on Mathison Hall

Construction has begun on the new four-storey 10,000-square-metre Mathison Hall building for the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.
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Design Quarterly

Senate of Canada Building wins Civic Trust Award

Diamond Schmitt Architects and KWC Architects have received the highest recognition from the Civic Trust Award for the Senate of Canada Building.
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Design Quarterly

Diamond Schmitt names directors and associates

Diamond Schmitt has expanded its design and management teams with the appointment of 14 associates and two new directors.
Ottawa library

Design Quarterly

Design for Ottawa Public Library LAC revealed

Diamond Schmitt Architects reveals the design for the new Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility.
Biosciences UBC

Construction Business

Revitalized Biosciences Complex opens at UBC

Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects with HDR Inc, the second phase of the Undergraduate Biosciences Complex at UBC has opened.
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REMI Network

Department store repurposing nets Urban Design Award

The City of London lauded the designers behind the Kingsmill’s Department Store transformation in London, Ontario.
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REMI Network

U of Guelph breaks ground on performing arts facilities

The project is expected to be completed in Spring 2021.
Cor Van Raay YMCA

Design Quarterly

Cor Van Raay YMCA opens in Lethbridge

The Cor Van Raay YMCA has opened at ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta. The $110 million project is Phase 2 of the ATB Centre.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New student residence opens near McGill University

Campus1 Montreal has officially opened at McGill University.
Senate of Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Senate of Canada Building officially opens

The former Beaux-Arts central train station, built in 1912, has officially reopened as the new Senate of Canada Building following its restoration.
Zatzman Sportsplex

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renewed sports complex opens in Dartmouth, N.S.

The Zatzman Sportsplex has reopened following a $28 million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects.
National Arts Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

National Arts Centre earns Civic Trust Award

Diamond Schmitt Architects will be presented with a Civic Trust Award in 2019 for its work on Ottawa's National Arts Centre rejuvenation.

REMI Network

Construction starts on University of Toronto Schools restoration

The restoration and expansion of University of Toronto Schools (UTS) is underway as development on the project kicked off on Dec. 12, 2018.