Inspiration realized

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Quadrangle can be summed up in two words: inspiration realized. Our creative vision as architects is always grounded in practical realities. Since founding our firm in 1986, we’ve consciously built a diverse and wide-ranging portfolio. We’ve never focused exclusively on a particular sector. Instead, we focus on a particular kind of client: visionary and idea-driven, yet anchored by pragmatism. Every project we undertake is guided by a set of beliefs that, appropriately, has four sides. First, we believe that architecture is about solving real-world problems; the spaces we create are shaped by business insights. At the same time, each project must be part of a larger strategy; what we really build are relationships (and many go back decades). Third, we believe in thoughtful design that solves complex challenges while respecting budgets and deadlines. And lastly, everyone in our firm is passionately committed to innovative thinking and advancing the evolution of design. Of course, where we prefer to state our beliefs is through our work.

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  • International Summit on Accessibility

    11 July 2014

    Susan Ruptash, Jesse Klimitz, Amy Pothier and Luke Anderson join leaders from around the globe to showcase innovation, celebrate best practices and enable collaborative action toward accessible and inclusive communities at the International Summit on Accessibility 2014 in Ottawa. The team will present “Inclusive Design for the Built Environment” on July 13th. Full summit program and information can be found here.

  • Celebrating Leadership

    26 June 2014

    We are proud to announce the promotion of several studio team members to the role of Associate, as well as a new recognition for our current Associates as Senior Associates.

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  • Design for Creative Industries

    10 June 2014

    What does 'digital' mean for environments in the media and technology sectors? This is the question put forth by Quadrangle's Principal Caroline Robbie as she presents at Chicago’s NeoCon 2014, North America’s largest design expo and conference for commercial interiors. Caroline will explore the effects that technology has had on the design of workplaces for creative industries over the last 30 years.

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