Lucky seven: Diamond Schmitt Architects announces three promotions and four appointments

Diamond Schmitt Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of three associates to the newly created position of senior associate: Duncan Higgins, AnaMaria Llanos and Peggy Theodore. At the same time, the company has appointed four team architects to the position of associate: Leonardo deMelo, Dale McDowell, Jessica Shifman and Joseph Troppman. Congratulations to all. 

“These advancements acknowledge the contribution these talented architects have brought to a wide range of projects,” says  Donald Schmitt, principal, Diamond Schmitt Architects.

The Toronto-based design firm has a staff of 150, comprised of 18 principals, 16 associates, 84 staff and student architects, and 32 support staff.

In 2014, Diamond Schmitt Architects was named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers for small/mid-sized companies in addition to being among the Top Employers in the Greater Toronto Area, programs run by The Globe and Mail and Mediacorp. The firm is the only architecture company ranked Gold Standard winner for Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte and the National Post.

Current projects at the firm include the Global Innovation Exchange at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON; The Globe and Mail Centre in downtown Toronto; University of Toronto Scarborough Environmental Science and Chemistry Building; an office building in downtown Buffalo, NY; two projects at the University of Calgary; and the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts in Texas.

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