Diamond Schmitt Architects (www.dsai.ca) is a leading architectural studio based in Toronto with an international reputation for design excellence.
The company is rated among the top 100 architecture firms in the world by Building Design (UK), which also ranks the studio among the world’s top ten in the cultural sector for works including the New Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Four Seasons Centre in Toronto and Maison Symphonique in Montreal.
Diamond Schmitt Architects’ extensive portfolio comprises academic buildings for both teaching and research, libraries, performing arts centers, residential and commercial communities, life science facilities, research laboratories and hospitals.
The practice is in receipt of more than 250 awards for design, including seven Governor General’s Medals for Architecture, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), Civic Trust Awards, and Architectural Record’s Good Design is Good Business Awards.
Current projects include the new David Geffen Hall for the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center in New York City; the National Arts Centre transformation in Ottawa; the new campus of Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver; and the master plan and buildings for North America’s largest urban development, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. The firm is shortlisted for the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial.