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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.

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

    19 February 2015

    With the ongoing deep freeze we find ourselves in Toronto, we thought it was an appropriate time to turn our attention inside. Two projects from our retail and interiors teams have featured in latest issues of Canadian Interiors and Azure.

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  • Warehouse Redux

    29 January 2015

    For this month’s Canadian Architect Magazine, Architecture writer, Elizabeth Pagliacolo met with Quadrangle’s Richard Witt and Hullmark Developments, Jeff Hull to get to the bottom of their recent warehouse reinvention at 60 Atlantic Avenue in Toronto’s Liberty Village.

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  • 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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