Rafael + Bigauskas Architects

Rafael + Bigauskas Architects

Rafael + Bigauskas Architects Inc. is a Toronto based architectural practice. The principals bring to the firm a breadth of experience spanning twenty five years, and a portfolio which includes residential, mixed use, commercial and retail projects.

The firm’s residential portfolio is extensive and comprehensive. The total built residential volume exceeds 35,000 dwelling units, which comprises more than 150 buildings of various forms and applications. The building forms range from single family homes, townhouses, and subdivisions to mid-rise and high-rise residential. These dwelling units accommodated a variety of residential applications including rental, cooperative, government subsidized and condominium building types.

The firm also specializes in master planning and feasibility studies, in conjunction with various mixed use developments. Master plans for several multiple projects have incorporated an average of 1500 units of both social and condominium housing types.

As well as the building project portfolio, the firm has regularly provided consulting services. They have been involved in several collaborative efforts, and have also assumed the role of prime consultant.

Over the years Rafael + Bigauskas has established a reliable and cogent consultant base. These affiliations include landscape architects, structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineers, as well as interior designers, urban planners, and marketing consultants.

The firm has also been involved in joint ventures with other architects, in international competitions, and large scale projects. Whether working as the prime consultant or as an integral part of the team, the Rafael + Bigauskas mandate has been to provide thorough, efficient and pertinent services.

Company information

1140 Sheppard Ave W., Unit 1, Toronto, ON M3K 2A2, Canada
+1 (416) 398 7500

Recent News

 $21.4m of Multi-Lateral Funding Propels Artscape Launchpad
 The Davies' Ground Floor to Offer Range of Amenities
 Growth To Watch For 2017: Toronto's Central Waterfront
 Construction Start Approaches for Brandy Lane's The Davies
 Brick Cladding Shapes Daniels Waterfront Office Complex
 BILD Reveals Shortlist For 2017 People's Choice Award
 Growth to Watch For 2017: Midtown—Eglinton to St. Clair
 Growth to Watch For 2017: East York and Don Mills
 Site Plan Approval Sought for Leaside Mid-Rise Condo Project
 Growth To Watch For 2017: North York Centre and Willowdale
 Tower-in-the-Park Infill Planned on Sheppard at Don Mills
 Ellie Condos Puts Emphasis on Mews in New Renderings
 A Look at the Rooftop Amenity Deck at Brandy Lane's The Davies
 Growth To Watch For: Dupont, the Junction, and St. Clair West
 Growth To Watch for 2017: Etobicoke Centre and Bloor West
 Daniels Waterfront: New Funding for OCAD and George Brown
 Commercial Podium Levels Take Shape at Daniels Waterfront
 Previewing the Luxury Floorplans at Brandy Lane's The Davies
 East Bayfront: Podium Levels Rising at Moshe Safdie's Monde
 Daniels Waterfront Progressing Across From Sugar Beach
 Robertson Davies Park: Avenue Road Green to be Revamped
 Photo of the Day: Growth in the East Bayfront
 Photo of the Day: Growth in the East Bayfront
 Live, Work, Learn, Play at Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts
 Photo of the Day: Autumn Waterfront Scene
 The Interview: Brandy Lane's David Hirsh Wants To Build Homes, Not Units
 Throwback Thursday: Skyline from Dockside Drive
 Previewing Floorplans at Daniels Waterfont's Lighthouse Tower
 Site Plan Submitted for Phase Two of 'The Ravine' at York Mills
 Generous Penthouses the Standard at Brandy Lane's The Davies
 AQUABELLA: 3XN Design Joining Tridel's Bayside Community
 Daniels Waterfront: Office Condo Complex Rises Above Grade
 SMV Design Brings Mid-Rise Luxury to Avenue Road
 36-Storey Tower to Complete Daniels' Waterfront Community
 The Davies Offers Limited Supply of Luxury Custom Suites
 Daniels Waterfront: Previewing the Lighthouse Tower Amenities
 East Bayfront Community Abuzz with Construction Activity
 45-Storey Lighthouse Tower Launches at Daniels Waterfront
 Videos Highlight Interiors at Brandy Lane's The Davies
 Office Condos Planned at Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts
 Menkes Applying for Significant Intensification of LCBO Lands
 Customizable Suites Available at Avenue Road's The Davies
 Demolition Work Returns to Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts
 An Inside Look at The Davies With Brandy Lane's David Hirsh
 Growth to Watch For in 2016: Toronto's Central Waterfront
 Brandy Lane Homes' The Davies Coming to 281 Avenue Road
 Quadrangle to Design Artscape Launchpad at Daniels Waterfront
 North Yonge and Sheppard East: Growth to Watch For in 2016
 Midtown Toronto: Growth to Watch For in 2016
 Construction Progressing at Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts
 St. Clair: Growth to Watch For in 2016
 Bloor West: Growth to Watch For in 2016
 Creative Office Amenities at Daniels Waterfront—City of the Arts
 Daniels Waterfront Excavation Reaches Final Depth
 Argento Brings New Density to North York as Residents Move In
 Key City Builders Discuss Toronto's Planning Future
 Daniels Waterfront to Contribute $3 Million towards Public Art
 Daniels Waterfront in Registration Phase as Excavation Continues
 Excavation Continues at Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts
 Daniels Waterfront Bringing Mixed-Use Density to Queens Quay
 Excavation Begins for Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts
 The Ravine Brings Community Together for Yoga in Brookbanks Park
 The Ravine Introducing Beautiful Brookbanks Park Through Yoga
 Touring Tridel's Argento Condos at Don Mills
 Shoring Work Proceeding for Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts
 Aqualina at Bayside Breaks Ground on the Waterfront
 The Ravine Holding Grand Opening Carnival This Weekend
 The Guvernment/Kool Haus: Its History/It's History
 Ground Broken for Great Gulf's Monde Condominiums
 Demolition at The Guvernment/Kool Haus Nearing Completion
 Urban Capital and ALIT's The Ravine Embraces Natural Setting
 Topping Off March 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
 'Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts' to Replace Guvernment
 UPDATED: Renderings Detail Daniels Waterfront Plan
 Photo of the Day: Closing Time
 Church and Jarvis Streets: Growth to Watch For in 2015
 North York Centre and East: Growth to Watch For in 2015
 Urban Capital and ALIT's The Ravine Coming to York Mills
 St. Clair West from Yonge: Growth to Watch For in 2015
 Yonge and Eglinton: Growth to Watch For in 2015
 Ever More Construction Webcams Watch Over Toronto Projects
 Construction Webcams Keep Tabs on Projects Around Toronto
 Sorbara Group's Beacon Condos Coming to North York
 Shiplake Proposes New Rental Towers at Yonge and Eglinton
 Toronto: City of Construction Webcams
 Ei8hty8 Condos Soon to Rise at Yonge and Sheppard
 Photo of the Day: Gateway
 Minto Starts on Ei8hty8 Condos 'Oasis' at Yonge and Sheppard
 Tridel's West Village and Edilcan's One Valhalla Rise Above the 427
 BILD Reveals Finalists for Annual Toronto Home Builder Awards
 Menkes' Gibson Square Adding To North York City Centre's Skyline
 A Sneak Peek at Minto's Ei8hty8 Condos At 88 Sheppard East
 Nighttime Rendering for Centrium at NYCC
 Rendering for Sorbara Group's 5200 Yonge Street Condo Released
 Excavation Continues At Menkes' Gibson Square Condominiums
 Menkes' Savvy Condominiums Rising in North York City Centre
 Pemberton Breaks Ground At Miracle in Mississauga Condos In Erin Mills
 Gibson Square Condos By Menkes Releasing New Podium Suites
 Quick Pic: Aria Condominium Rises From The Don Valley
 Photo Of The Day: Aria Condos On The Rise
 Gibson Square Condos By Menkes Coming To North York City Centre

Projects


1650 Sheppard Avenue East

1650 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, by Rafael + Bigauskas
1650 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto |
Application for a 35-storey residential tower-and-base building on the northern portion of a tower-in-the-part site. A total of 343 dwelling units proposed, as well as a three-storey parking ... go to project

200 Russell Hill

200 Russell Hill, Toronto, Rafael + Bigauskas, Hirsh Development Group
200 Russell Hill Road, Toronto | Hirsh Development Group
200 Russell Hill, a 5-storey boutique condominium development by Hirsh Development Group and Rafael + Bigauskas Architects. Interiors by Lori Morris Design. go to project

3-5 Southvale Drive

3-5 Southvale Drive, Shane Baghai, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
3 Southvale Drive, Toronto | Shane Baghai Group of Companies
A proposed 7-storey residential building containing 67 units and 75 parking spaces at 3 and 5 Southvale Drive in Toronto's Leaside neighbourhood go to project

88 Condos (Ei8hty8 Condos)

Ei8hty8 / 88 Condos by Minto at 88 Sheppard East Toronto. Rafael + Bigauskas
88 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto | Minto Group
88 is a 35-storey condo set in the contemporary Yonge and Sheppard village area. This new condominium is nothing short of an oasis of tranquillity with everything right at your doorstep! A private ... go to project

Argento Condos

Argento Condo Toronto by Tridel and Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
18 Graydon Hall Drive, Toronto | Tridel
Don Mills is a legendary community, master planned from Day One. The Ontario Heritage Foundation designated Don Mills as a heritage site, the only community so honoured in the province. Tridel's ... go to project

Aria

Aria Condominiums by Fernbrook Homes, Menkes, and Cityzen
For those discerning enough to recognize and demand the best of everything, Aria II offers an uncompromising cosmopolitan lifestyle in NorthYork’s most artistic natural setting. Overlooking the ... go to project

Beacon Condos

Beacon Condos Toronto by the Sorbara Group, design by Wallman Architects
5200 Yonge Street, Toronto | Sorbara Group
Sleek 35 storey design that heightens the senses and lifts the spirit. Beautifully appointed residences with luxe finishes and fantastic views. A glamorous uptown, centre-of-it all location with ... go to project

Bluwater

Bluwater Condominiums on Lake Ontario in Oakville by The Pemberton Group
3500 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville | Pemberton Group
Pemberton Group’s Bluwater Condominiums has proven a huge success among discerning buyers seeking sophisticated, resort-style living on Oakville’s sought-after waterfront. This one-of-a-kind ... go to project

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, RAW Design, Daniels Corp
132 Queens Quay E, Toronto | The Daniels Corporation
Daniels Waterfront is a mixed-use retail/office/institutional/residential complex planned for the Queens Quay at Lower Jarvis Street on Toronto's Waterfront, with towers as high as 45 storeys. The ... go to project

Davies, The

The Davies, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects
281 Avenue Road, Toronto | Brandy Lane Homes
At just 9 storeys, The Davies is a lesson in artful design on an intimate scale. The architecture provides a sense of substance that captures the play of natural light, across a colour palette of ... go to project

Gibson Square Condominiums

Gibson Square Condominiums Toronto by Menkes and Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
Yonge and Park Home, Toronto | Menkes Developments
Menkes is pleased to introduce a new release of podium suites at Gibson Square Condominiums, giving buyers expanded opportunities to become part of North York City Centre’s most desirable and ... go to project

Lillian Park

Gallery Park, Toronto, by Kohn Shnier & SMV Architects for Shiplake Management
45 Dunfield Av, Toronto | Shiplake Management Company
For more than 50 years, Shiplake has built and/or managed some of Toronto’s most iconic residential addresses, including many of the rental towers which have come to define the intersection of ... go to project

Ravine, The

The Ravine by Urban Capital and ALIT Developments
1215 York Mills Road, Toronto | Urban Capital Property Group, ALIT Developments
Welcome to a new, ideally located, master-planned York Mills community. This landmark in the making is adjacent to hundreds of acres of open spaces and parklands. Before entering The Ravine’s ... go to project

Savvy Condos

Savvy Condo Toronto by Menkes
34 Glendora Avenue, Toronto | Menkes Developments
Rising up 22 storeys on the north side of Glendora Avenue, west of Tradewind Avenue, Savvy will offer approximately 290 suites appealing to sophisticated city dwellers searching for a home in a ... go to project

West Village Etobicoke

West Village condominiums Etobicoke by Rafael Bigauskas Architects for Tridel
6 Eva Rd, Etobicoke | Tridel
Due to the extraordinarily successful sales program at this vibrant urban village, construction is well underway as both condo towers climb ever skyward. Tentative occupancies for the first owners ... go to project