Antonio Gómez–Palacio

Antonio Gomez-Palacio Arq. MES, RPP, MCIP, MRAIC | Toronto

Antonio’s professional experience and research focuses on the intersection of architecture, planning and urban design. He is internationally recognized for transforming cities into vibrant urban places, which respond to their social, economic and environmental context. Antonio has worked on a wide range of projects focused on urban intensification, master planning, mixed-use, transit, heritage, economic development and sustainability, as facilitated through participatory processes. Examples include LRT projects for Mississauga, Brampton and Edmonton, downtown plans for Halifax and Regina, and campus plans for Seneca and Laurentian U. In addition to making a difference in communities through his professional practice, Antonio has acted as the Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects and Vaughan’s Design Review Panel, and is involved with a number of industry initiatives and organizations including the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Urban Transit Association. Antonio is a founding partner of DIALOG and formerly of Office for Urbanism. In 2015, Antonio was bestowed the honor of inclusion in Latinos Magazine’s “Top 10 Most Successful Mexicans in Canada”, a Scotiabank sponsored initiative awarded to Mexicans who have made a difference in the Canadian workplace. In 2018 he was named to the RAIC College of Fellows in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the design community.

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