| Jack Diamond|| Architect|
| November 8, 1932 (age 83) (1932-11-08) Piet Retief, South Africa|
University of Cape Town
University of Oxford
University of Pennsylvania
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Montreal Symphony House
Insight and on Site: The Architecture of Diamond and Schmitt
University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cape Town
Order of Canada, Order of Ontario
Diamond Schmitt Architects
Jack Diamond (architect) Wikipedia
Abel Joseph "Jack" Diamond, OC OOnt is a Canadian architect.
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.
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.
In 1995, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1997, he was awarded the Order of Ontario.
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.
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
Black Sea Residential Resorts, Obzor, Bulgaria (with Urbiarch, Obzor)
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