Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects names new associates

Diamond Schmitt Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of three team architects to the position of associate with the company: Liviu Budur, Dan Gallivan and Nigel Tai. At the same time, the company promoted Jennifer Mallard to senior associate.

“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 more than 160, comprised of 18 principals and 20 associates, plus architectural and support staff.

In 2015, 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. The Globe and Mail and Mediacorp operate both programs and evaluate companies based on benefits and work environment. Diamond Schmitt Architects also received Platinum Club status after seven consecutive years qualifying for Canada’s Best Managed Companies, a program curated by Deloitte and the National Post.

Current projects at the firm include Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver; the National Arts Centre revitalization in Ottawa; Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness in Brampton, Ontario; the Global Innovation Exchange at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo; an office building in downtown Buffalo; two projects at the University of Calgary; and the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts in Texas.

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