“Economy of Architecture” with A.J. Diamond



0:00 Introduction by Richard Sommer
9:40 A.J. Diamond presentation
45:45 Discussion with Richard Sommer
1:09:18 Q & A

On November 3, 2015, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto welcomed A.J. Diamond, the founding Principal of Diamond Schmitt Architects, to present a bulthaup lecture.

A.J. Diamond has practiced architecture since 1968 and is recognized for his astute interpretation of site and context across a wide range of award-winning building types, from civic and residential to performing arts and academic projects. His firm, Diamond Schmitt Architects, has received numerous national and international awards for design and sustainability. Previous work includes the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Southbrook Winery in Niagara, Ontario, La Maison Symphonique and the Life Sciences Complex at McGill University in Montreal. Current projects include the New Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a private residence in Switzerland and a performing arts project in Texas.

Diamond is a Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medalist and an Honourary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He is also a member of the Order of Ontario and an Officer of the Order of Canada.

The Daniels Faculty would like to thank bulthaup Toronto for its generous sponsorship of this lecture: www.toronto.bulthaup.com

For more information about the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, visit us at http://www.daniels.utoronto.ca

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