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Every building tells a story. And those stories can make a great subject for a video. These short features, lectures, and engaging podcasts explore the thinking behind our many projects and celebrate the architects’ designs, giving you insight into the Diamond Schmitt process.

Putting on a Show: How cultural infrastructure drives the creative city

Diamond Schmitt Architects Principal Gary McCluskie explores the design rationale behind some of the firm’s outstanding performing arts ...


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Parkside Student Residence

Diamond Schmitt Architects transforms a 23-storey midtown Toronto hotel into the state-of-the-art Parkside Residence that opened in Fall ...


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Introducing Buddy Holly Hall

Diamond Schmitt Architects is designing The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, Texas. Featuring ...


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National Arts Centre Rejuvenation

Donald Schmitt discusses the design for the rejuvenation of the National Arts Centre on CBC Ottawa’s radio program, ...


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A NEW KIND OF LABORATORY OPENS AT UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

The Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at University of Toronto Scarborough is an innovative new research and teaching ...


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DESIGNING FOR THE PERFORMING AND FINE ARTS

Diamond Schmitt Architects Associate Joseph Troppmann talks about the design thinking to transform a 19th-century textile factory into ...


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Creative City Toronto

Michael Leckman, Principal at Diamond Schmitt Architects, believes Toronto’s rapid expansion skyward is creating new modes of interaction ...


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Shaping a Stadium

Senior Associate Duncan Higgins talks about transforming Varsity Stadium on the downtown campus of University of Toronto. The ...


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Discoveries at Net Zero

Michael Leckman, Principal at Diamond Schmitt Architects, makes a case for achieving a net zero energy building – ...


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Community Building Through Urban Agriculture

Senior Associate Jennifer Mallard along with Heela Omarkhail of The Daniels Corporation discuss ways urban agriculture is woven ...


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