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.

An exterior picture of the courtyard at dusk A 3 building condominium is displayed on the left, with a close up of a window detail Customers walk in to Crate and Barrel The streetscape surrounding cube lofts at dusk The reception area of a company in a historic building BMW Toronto headquarters at dusk 299 Queen Street West surrounded by crowds A white slide in the entryway at Corus Quay A mixed-use office and condominium project at sunset in Yorkville A central staircase, wood detail and seating options are the focal points of the Deluxe reception area
  • Quadrangle led team shortlisted for Waterfront Toronto Design Competition

    13 January 2015

    With qualification submissions from over 30 design teams in a dozen countries, we are pleased to announce a team comprised of Quadrangle Architects, aLLDesign (of London) and Janet Rosenberg & Studio (of Toronto) has been selected as one of five shortlisted teams to participate in a design competition to revitalize the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park.

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  • IIDEX Award Winner

    10 December 2014

    #Started has won a Silver Innovation Award for a 200+ sq.ft. booth at IIDEXCanada.  The booth was one of three created for a special feature exhibition titled StartupSpace that served as an exploration of the workplace and corporate culture found in newly emerging digital and technology companies.

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  • Quadrangle Opens Doors On Studio Culture

    27 November 2014

    Our new blog is live!

    As traditional media evolves and social media offers increased opportunities to connect and share, there has been an emergence of self-publishing across industries and disciplines.

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