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Paul Szaszkiewicz, OAA, MRAIC

Principal

Paul is an experienced design team leader and skilled management expert having served as Senior Principal and Director at some of Canada’s leading architectural practices.  

Paul has led multi-disciplinary design teams for some of Canada’s largest and most complex academic medical centres, civic buildings and mixed use developments.  In each case Paul led team based design teams that collaborated to arrive at functional, pragmatic and elegant solutions recognized with multiple design awards.

 Ministry of Transportation Operations Centre  Toronto, ON  Principal in Charge Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc  2015

Ministry of Transportation Operations Centre

Toronto, ON

Principal in Charge
Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc

2015

 Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute  Toronto, ON  Principal in Charge Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2006

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Toronto, ON

Principal in Charge
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2006

 Escarpment Cancer Research Institute  Hamilton, ON  Principal in Charge Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc.  2014

Escarpment Cancer Research Institute

Hamilton, ON

Principal in Charge
Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc.

2014

 City of North Vancouver Public Library  North Vancouver, BC  Principal in Charge Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2006

City of North Vancouver Public Library

North Vancouver, BC

Principal in Charge
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2006

 Peter Gilgan Centre, Sickkids Hospital  Toronto, ON  Principal in Charge Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2008

Peter Gilgan Centre, Sickkids Hospital

Toronto, ON

Principal in Charge
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2008

 Tommy Douglas Branch Library  Burnaby, BC  Principal in Charge Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2008

Tommy Douglas Branch Library

Burnaby, BC

Principal in Charge
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2008

 Bellini Cancer & Goodmans Research Centre, McGill University  Montreal, QC  Principal in Charge Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  2008

Bellini Cancer & Goodmans Research Centre, McGill University

Montreal, QC

Principal in Charge
Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.

2008

 Pan Am Venue  Hamilton, ON  Principal in Charge Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc.  2013

Pan Am Venue

Hamilton, ON

Principal in Charge
Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc.

2013

Leadership Experience

Principal in Charge - Cumulus Architects
Gateway Entertainment Centres, 14 Across Ontario
Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Sickkids Hospital
Owner’s Technical Review, VIVA York Region, Vaughan
Owner’s Technical Review, VIVA York Region, Cornwall
Owner’s Technical Review, VIVA York Region, Pioneer Village
University Health Network Emergency Department Study, Toronto
College Street Mixed-use Development, Toronto
Atlas Global Health, Surgical Centre, Richmond Hill  

Principal in Charge - Kasian Architecture Ontario Incorporated
UOIT Regent Theatre Renovation, Oshawa
Escarpment Cancer Research Institute, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton
University Health Network, Integrated Learning Centre, Toronto
Niagara College International Student Centre, Wellington
Quinte Consolidated Courthouse, Belleville (AFP), Belleville
St. Thomas Elgin Consolidated Courthouse, St. Thomas (AFP), St. Thomas
Pan Am Venues, Hamilton, Milton and York University (AFP)
TO2015 Ministry of Transportation Compass: TOC & MERO, Toronto
Women’s College Hospital Redevelopment, Toronto (AFP)
St. Michael’s Hospital Redevelopment, Toronto (AFP)
Grand Genesis Surgical Centre, Richmond Hill
Centre for Cosmetic Surgery, Newmarket Farmhouse, Creemore
Manulife Financial, Space Standards & Test Fits, Bloor St., Toronto
Metrolinx Wolfedale Operations Centre, Mississauga

Principal in Charge - Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated
SickKids Research and Education Tower, Toronto
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto
Tommy Douglas Library, Burnaby
City of North Vancouver Library & Civic Plaza - LEED Gold
UBC Life Sciences Centre, Vancouver - USGBC LEED Gold
McGill University Bellini Cancer & Goodmans Research Centre - LEED Gold
Vancouver General Hospital Prostate Research Centre
Cardinal Carter Wing Expansion, Toronto
St. Michael’s Hospital Women’s Health Clinic, Toronto
Westface Capital Corporate Interior, 2 Bloor Street, Toronto
Riverside Loft Renovation, New York
City of North VancouverBlock 31 Precinct Plan (1M sqft Mixed Use)

 

Work Experience

Principal and Director
Cumulus Architects                                                          2015–Present 

Senior Principal & Managing Principal
Kasian Architecture Ontario Incorporated, Toronto            2009–2015 

Principal and Director
Diamond Schmitt Architects Incorporated, Toronto            2002–2008

Intern Architect
A.J. Diamond and Company, Toronto                                  1996–2002

Exhibit Designer
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto                                          1993–1995