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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.

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

    20 March 2015

    Each year, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) awards program recognizes leaders, projects and designs within the field of architecture. This year, Quadrangle founding partner, Leslie M. Klein, has been awarded the Order of Da Vinci from the Association for his leadership within the profession and the community at large. 

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  • Reinvention of 901 King West Continues

    10 March 2015

    This week’s Property Report in the Globe & Mail from Wallace Immen covers the transformation of 901 King Street West through the recently completed post-production digital facility for Deluxe. Led by Quadrangle’s move to the building in 2012 and the subsequent design of Deluxe’s new multi-storey workplace, the property has succeeded in attracting a full house of creative class tenants.

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  • Richard Witt Elected Fellow of RAIC

    27 February 2015

    Quadrangle Architects is pleased to announce that Principal, Richard Witt, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada by the College of Fellows. The College of Fellows bestows Fellowship on RAIC members in recognition of outstanding professional achievement or distinctive service to the profession or to the community at large.

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