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Name  Jack Diamond

Role  Architect
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Born  November 8, 1932 (age 83) (1932-11-08) Piet Retief, South Africa
Alma mater  University of Cape Town University of Oxford University of Pennsylvania
Structures  Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Montreal Symphony House
Books  Insight and on Site: The Architecture of Diamond and Schmitt
Education  University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cape Town
Awards  Order of Canada, Order of Ontario
Organizations founded  Diamond Schmitt Architects

Jack diamond


Abel Joseph "Jack" Diamond, OC OOnt is a Canadian architect.

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Jack Diamond (architect) A drink with architect Jack Diamond Toronto Star

Born in Piet Retief, South Africa, he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cape Town in 1956. He received a Master of Arts degree in politics, philosophy and economics from University of Oxford in 1958 as well as earning a rugby blue. He received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962 where he studied with Louis Kahn.

Jack Diamond (architect) Ontario Association of Architects Honours Best New

In 1964, he emigrated to Canada to become the founding director of the Master of Architecture program at the University of Toronto, a position he held until 1970. In 1975, he established his own firm, today called Diamond and Schmitt Architects.

Jack Diamond (architect) Meet the Artist Jack Diamond Book Signing AGO Art

In 1995, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1997, he was awarded the Order of Ontario.

Jack Diamond (architect) Architect Jack Diamond behind Montreal musical jewel

He has served as a member of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, as Chairman of the Design Advisory Committee for the National Capital, Ottawa and as a Commissioner of the Greater Toronto Area Task Force.

Jack Diamond (architect) Musical Frameworks AN INTERVIEW WITH ARCHITECT JACK

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Buildings of note

Jack Diamond (architect) UCT alumnus Jack Diamond to design new Mariinsky Theatre
  • 1978: Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • 1981: Central YMCA Toronto
  • 1986: Newcastle Town Hall
  • 1988: Jerusalem City Hall, Israel
  • 1988: York University Student Centre, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 1989: Richmond Hill Library, Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada
  • 1995: Baycrest Apotex Retirement Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2001: Jewish Community Center in Manhattan
  • 2006: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2007: Harman Center for the Arts, Washington D.C., USA
  • 2008: Southbrook Vineyards, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009: Women's College Hospital Master Plan, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2010: Corus Quay Building, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2011 : Montreal Symphony House, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (with SNC Lavalin and Aedifica, Montreal)
  • 2011: Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2011: Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
  • 2012: Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2013: Bridgepoint Health Chronic Long Term Health Care Complex, Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 2013: The Mariinsky Theatre (Second Stage) New Opera, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Work in progress

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  • Black Sea Residential Resorts, Obzor, Bulgaria (with Urbiarch, Obzor)
  • Publications

  • 1996: Works: The Architecture of A.J. Diamond, Donald Schmitt and Company, 1968-1994
  • 2007: “Urban Form, Transportation and Sustainability.” Ideas that Matter, July 30
  • 2007: “Sprawl is our ‘Inconvenient Truth’.” The Globe and Mail, May 18
  • 2008: Insight and On Site, The Architecture of Diamond and Schmitt.
  • 2010: Sketches from Here and There
  • References

    Jack Diamond (architect) Wikipedia


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