York University Breaks Ground on New Student Centre

  • October 10, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Set to open in spring 2018, the programmatic aspirations of the new student are to create a “living room” for student life that is broadly embraced by the diverse campus community.

Two CannonDesign Health Facilities Finalists for Architizer A+ Awards

  • March 10, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Two CannonDesign health facilities – the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and Kaiser Permanente Kraemer Radiation Oncology Unit – have been named finalists in the prestigious Architizer A+ Awards. In their fourth year, the A+ Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products and seeks to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world. While a jury selects an overall winner for each category within the A+ Awards, anyone can vote for the Popular Choice winners in the same categories. Fans of CHUM and the Kaiser project can visit the below links to vote and view all the…

WE CARE – Toronto employees put a smile on children’s faces

  • February 22, 2016
  • Author: Ilinca Popa

On February 10th CannonDesign Toronto employees participated in the We Care event. For those that don’t know  “We Care” is a charity event that is hosted by Herman Miller for children in the community that brings together a number of local design firms in order to host a holiday gathering for children. The Toronto design firms are asked to come up with a craft idea that could be executed by children ages 4 to 12. The event had over 200 children and crafts varied in size and approach, however one common denominator was the happiness and pleasure children had in putting together and taking home their crafts creations. After a…

Farah Rahman, OAA, AIA to Lead CannonDesign’s Toronto Office

  • January 1, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

We are pleased to welcome Farah Rahman, OAA, AIA to CannonDesign as the office practice leader for our Toronto office and a principal in our health practice. Farah is an accomplished healthcare designer with more than 30 years’ experience working with U.S. and Canadian clients to create facilities that empower users to live their healthiest lives. In her role at CannonDesign, Farah will focus on the growth and development of our Toronto office— building on successful client relationships and creating new partnerships across the health, education and science industries. As someone who has lived in Toronto most of her life and spent 27 years in the Canadian healthcare sector, Farah…