Duncan Bates

Email: dbates@dsai.ca
Phone: +1 416 862 8800 x385

Duncan Bates has a broad range of design experience and has made significant contributions as a design leader since joining the firm in 2005. Projects include the envelope of the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at Sickkids Hospital and the PwC-YMCA Tower at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

As a resident of Guelph, Duncan is pleased to have led the competition-winning proposal for a new central library and 120-unit condominium building that will occupy the north block of the Baker District Redevelopment, a transformational project in downtown Guelph.

As the design and project lead for the Waterworks mixed-use building, Duncan oversaw the construction of the heritage adaptive re-use that incorporates a YMCA, considerable European-influenced retail spaces and 290 residential units in downtown Toronto.

Duncan sits on a Region of Waterloo Design Review Panel and has previously participated as a jury member in the selection of public art for the City of Guelph in addition to being a guest critic at a number of post-secondary design institutions.