Quadrangle welcomes 5 new leaders

The principals of Quadrangle – Les Klein, Brian Curtner, Sheldon Levitt, Susan Ruptash and Ted Shore – are pleased to announce the addition of five new members to the firm’s management team.

In its 25th year, Quadrangle adds a new generation of leadership and expands its capabilities. The new internal appointees are: principals Anna Madeira, Caroline Robbie and Jeff Hardy; and associate Laura Rachlin. Richard Witt also returns to the firm as principal. The expanded management team marks a new phase of leadership in the firm and strengthens Quadrangle’s client service with renewed creativity, technical expertise and business focus.

Madeira has worked with Quadrangle for 16 years, managing large-scale, multi-building projects and mentoring architectural teams. With over 30 years of experience and a reputation for distinctive design, Robbie heads Quadrangle’s interiors group; she also augments Quadrangle’s public profile with her industry involvement. Since 1999, technologist Hardy has built and maintained Quadrangle’s retail design team, managing and realizing complex retail programs in a demanding environment. Witt returns to Quadrangle after five years as director of RAW Design; Witt’s design expertise is supported by his global perspective, his excellent relationships with business leaders and his passion and engagement with architecture in this city. Rachlin is a leader in residential design management and construction, as well as a capable mentor to emerging practitioners.

About Quadrangle Architects

Quadrangle draws on the skills of 85 architects, interior designers, technologists and support staff, who are united in their enthusiasm for creating projects that inspire communities and improve daily experiences.

For 25 years, Quadrangle has focused its creativity, technical ability and business insight towards creating projects that are recognized for their design excellence, environmental sustainability and commercial value. This ethos has helped Quadrangle to win awards in every category of its practice as well as the continued trust of its clients.

Quadrangle is a Canadian leader in mixed-use and multi-unit residential developments, branded environments, adaptive reuse and broadcast media facilities. The briefs for these projects arecomplex, but Quadrangle’s team has the imagination and expertise to deliver straightforward solutions that delight, uplift and engage.

This year the firm will celebrate the opening of a retrofitted facility for Rogers on Toronto’s Lakeshore Boulevard West, and the groundbreaking of a 300,000 s.f. (27,870 m2) entertainment, retail and office complex in Downtown Markham. Other projects of note under development include the two-tower Studio on Richmond Condominiums and the luxury residences of 36 Hazelton.