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Duncan Bates

BIOGRAPHY

Duncan received his Bachelor of Architectural Studies with Honours Standing from the University of Waterloo in 2005 and worked with architectural practices in London, England as well as a prominent design agency in Toronto prior to joining Diamond Schmitt Architects, becoming an Associate in 2018.

Duncan has a broad range of design experience and has made significant contributions as a design leader on a number of projects including the envelope of the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, and a 250,000sf mixed-use building currently under construction at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre featuring a YMCA and Class ‘A’ office space for PwC.  As the design and project lead for the Waterworks mixed-use building, Duncan is currently overseeing the preliminary phases of construction for an exciting heritage re-use project that will incorporate a YMCA, considerable European influenced retail spaces and 290 residential units in downtown Toronto.

Duncan is currently sitting 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.

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CONTACT
dbates@dsai.ca
+1 416 862 8800 x385

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