Michele Gucciardi, OAA

Studio Director

Michele Gucciardi has 20 years of experience in the architectural design industry. Michele’s experience includes extended collaborations with some of Canada’s leading architectural design practices: CannonDesign, HOK Architects, Adamson Associates and Diamond and Schmitt Architects. During his time at these firms Michele contributed to the design of award winning architecture, both in Canada and abroad, by applying his critical design thinking and technical knowledge.

Michele is a specialist in the design of large interior public spaces and of structural glazing systems. Michele is also a strong advocate of the new typology of collaborative projects delivery methods DB and IPD having lead multidisciplinary design teams through the use of BIM technologies.

 

 Pinewoods Studios Masterplan  Toronto, ON  Associate HOK Architects  2012

Pinewoods Studios Masterplan

Toronto, ON

Associate
HOK Architects

2012

 Life Sciences Centre, McGill University  Montreal, QC  Design Architect Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2008

Life Sciences Centre, McGill University

Montreal, QC

Design Architect
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2008

 Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts  Toronto, ON  Design Architect Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2006

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Toronto, ON

Design Architect
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2006

 Life Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia  Vancouver, BC  Design Architect Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2004

Life Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Design Architect
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2004

 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta  Edmonton, AB  Associate HOK Architects  2012

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB

Associate
HOK Architects

2012

 Laurier Brantford YMCA Athletics and Recreation Centre  Brantford, ON  Senior Associate CannonDesign  2015

Laurier Brantford YMCA Athletics and Recreation Centre

Brantford, ON

Senior Associate
CannonDesign

2015

 World Trade Center Redevelopment Project Tower 3  New York, NY  Project Architect Adamson Associates Architects  2008

World Trade Center Redevelopment Project Tower 3

New York, NY

Project Architect
Adamson Associates Architects

2008

 University of Ontario Institute of Technology   Oshawa, ON  Design Architect Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2011

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Oshawa, ON

Design Architect
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2011

LEADERSHIP Experience

Cumulus Architects Inc.
Consilium Place Commerical Office/Retail Development, Scarborough
367 King Street West Commercial Building, Toronto
York Regional Rapid Transit Bus Terminal Stations Peer Review, York Region, Ontario
College Street Mixed-use Development, Toronto
Zinc Office Building, Toronto

CannonDesign
York University New Student Centre, Toronto
Laurier Brantford YMCA Athletics and Recreation Centre, Brantford, ON
Providence Care Mental Health Facility, Kingston, ON (P3 Proposal)
 
HOK Architects
Edmonton Clinic North, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Quinte Consolidated Courthouse, Belleville, ON (P3 Proposal)
Delta Hotel Ottawa Renovation, Ottawa, ON
Pinewood Studios Master Plan, Toronto
Pinewood Studios Sound Stages 10, 11, 12, Toronto

Adamson Associates Architects
World Trade Center Redevelopment Project-Tower 3, New York, NY
Data Processing Centre, Guelph, ON

Diamond Schmitt Architects Incorporated
Kavarna Residential Complex, Kavarna, Bulgaria
Obzor Residential Complex, Obzor, Bulgaria
Life Sciences Complex for McGill University, Montreal, QC
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (New Opera House), Toronto, ON
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON
Life Sciences Centre for University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
125 Dupont Townhomes, Toronto, ON
University of Humber/Guelph Building, Toronto, ON

Studio De Ferrari Architetti
Ospedale Evangelico Valdese, Turin, Italy
Polo Ecologico, Castellamonte, Piedmont, Italy
Design of new roof cover for Piazza Madama Cristina, Turin, Italy
Court House in Area Ex Remmert, Cirie’, Piedmont, Italy
 

work EXPERIENCE

Studio Director
Cumulus Architects Inc.                                                   Present

Senior Associate
CannonDesign, Toronto, ON                                            2013-2015 

Associate
HOK Architects, Toronto, ON                                          2008-2013

Project Architect
Adamson Associates Architects, Toronto, ON                 2006-2008

Design Architect & Job Captain
Diamond Schmitt Architects Incorporated, Toronto, ON  2001-2006

Assistant Curator & Design Architect
Studio De Ferrari Architetti, Torino, Italy                         1996-2001