The Canadian Chapter of CoreNet Global is pleased to present a conversation with with noted Toronto architect Dermot Sweeny
, President of Sweeny&Co Architects Inc.
Founded in 1988, Sweeny&Co is a design firm with strong foundations in architecture, interior design and planning.
Join us for this opportunity to learn more about the growth of the architecture
industry in Toronto, the challenges of running your own architectural practice and the role of technology, BIM and sustainability within the AEC industry in Canada.
In light of declining office vacancy rates and rapidly rising rental costs, this session will also explore the need for the development of new office space in downtown Toronto as visualized through an architectural lens.FEATURINGDERMOT SWEENY
| President, Sweeny &Co Architects Inc.
Dermot Sweeny is a professional Architect and President and founder of Sweeny&Co Architects Inc. Dermot integrates a world view of pragmatic and theoretical knowledge, bringing together innovative building design, urban design, urban economics, real-estate development, architectural heritage and adaptive re-use to maximize the value of each opportunity and bird’s eye vision for our clients. Dermot brings global and national organizations such as Microsoft, Loblaw, TELUS, RBC Financial Group, RBC Dexia, and BMW to the forefront of sustainability. His commissions range from hospitality and retail interiors to commercial office towers, head offices, mixed-use and residential developments, academic institutions and urban entertainment projects.Moderated bySIOBHAN SWEENY
| Intern Architect, Sweeny&Co Architects Inc.
Siobhan is an Intern Architect and Toronto creative who is deeply passionate about thoughtful city building and advocating for housing in urban communities. She graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree, receiving a double major in Architecture Studies in Design and in Fine Art History. She also completed her Masters of Architecture from the John H. Daniel’s School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design. Her thesis project, City’s Table, was nominated as a candidate for the graduating awards and was published in The Annual, a yearly curated compilation of student work.