Matthew Smith graduated from the University of Waterloo where he received a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in 1993 and a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1996. His experience includes prominent public and academic buildings, master planning and urban design.
Since joining Diamond and Schmitt Architects in 2003, Matthew has been responsible for coordinating communication between the client and project team; formulating detailed design; ensuring the incorporation of a detailed program and design requirements into the construction documents for numerous buildings and the Master Plan at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The UOIT Master Plan involved the construction of nine buildings, all adhering to a strict sustainable design mandate.
Since 2005, Matthew has been working with St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, initially as project architect for the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, a 300,000 s.f. integrated research and education facility, and subsequently on the Hospital’s masterplan renewal and proposed Critical Care Wing Expansion, where he has been responsible for the management of early works projects and schematic planning in connection with municipal approvals and business case development. He is currently working on the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Alberta. He was made a Principal at Diamond Schmitt Architects in 2010.
CIBC Just For Kids Clinic
The revitalized CIBC Just For Kids walk-in clinic at...View Project
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Designing the first new university campus in Ontario in...View Project
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Redevelopment
Diamond Schmitt provided functional program validation as well as...View Project
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
The Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s...View Project
Corus Quay is the first new building of Toronto’s...View Project
Varsity Centre presents a reworking of a historic stadium...View Project