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The Interview: Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone, Part 2

Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone in amongst their staff, image by Jack Landau
December 20, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we started our interview with Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone, founders of renowned interior design firm Cecconi Simone, on the occasion of their firm's milestone 30th anniversary. We ... read more

The Interview: Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone, Part 1

Anna Simone and Elaine Cecconi, image by Jack Landau
December 13, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We sat down with Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone who recently celebrated a major milestone at their eponymously named interior design firm, Cecconi Simone. The firm is well known to UrbanToronto ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 3

November 15, 2012 4:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 2

Kyle Rae, image by Jack Landau
November 8, 2012 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 1

Kyle Rae, image by Jack Landau
November 1, 2012 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently sat down with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

The Interview: ERA Architects on Heritage at Five St. Joseph

Preserving the warehouse façade at Five St. Joseph, image by Jack Landau
October 11, 2012 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Following our three part series looking at developer Gary Switzer's career, and in light of an increasing number of applications for the redevelopment of sites along Yonge Street in the core, ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 3

Gary Switzer with a model of Massey Tower in the presentation centre, Toronto
October 4, 2012 3:58 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
In this installment of The Interview we conclude our 3-part series with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments. In discussing his latest project, Massey Tower, we learn about some of the ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 2

September 27, 2012 4:40 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
We’re back this week with Part II of our 3-part interview with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments. Following-up on the in-depth look into his early years in Toronto last week, in this ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 1

September 20, 2012 4:45 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
UrbanToronto recently had the opportunity to sit down with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments, in the resplendent Massey Tower sales centre. Covering everything from Gary's childhood interest ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 2

August 30, 2012 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week we bring you the conclusion of our interview with Steve Gupta, President and CEO of Easton's Group. In this segment we learn a bit more about the upcoming King Blue project, the theatre ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 1

Steve Gupta of Eastons Group of Hotels and Alex Corey of urbanToronto
August 23, 2012 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week UrbanToronto sat down with Steve Gupta, president and CEO of Easton's Group of Hotels. Treated to a breakfast buffet at the Hilton Garden Inn at Peter and Adelaide, we had the ... read more

The Interview: Brad Carr of Monarch, Part 2

August 16, 2012 5:45 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Today we conclude our conversation with Brad Carr, President of Monarch Corporation. Part 1 was featured last week.  Let’s talk about Waterscapes. It’s an elliptical design that we ... read more

The Interview: Brad Carr of Monarch, Part 1

August 9, 2012 4:20 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with Brad Carr, newly appointed as President of Monarch Corporation.  Few development companies have been around as long as Monarch. Take us back in time and ... read more

The Interview: Scott McLellan of Plaza

Scott McLellan, Senior Vice-President of Plaza, Toronto
August 2, 2012 7:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with Scott McLellan, Senior Vice-President at Plaza, a.k.a. Plazacorp, to talk about the prolific developer's projects, past and present. Scott, can you tell me ... read more

The Interview: Stephen Teeple Part 2

Architect Stephen Teeple, image by Craig White
July 5, 2012 4:15 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Last week, we spoke to Stephen Teeple, founding partner at Teeple Architects, about his education, early work experience at Kirkland and Jones, and how the creative processes which led the firm’s ... read more

The Interview: Stephen Teeple Part 1

Stephen Teeple, image by Scott Norsworthy, courtesy of Teeple Architects
June 28, 2012 6:20 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
UrbanToronto recently sat down with Stephen Teeple, founding partner of multi-award-winning avant garde modernists Teeple Architects.  What first led you to a career in ... read more

The Interview: Prishram Jain of TACT Architecture, Part 2

June 21, 2012 3:30 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Last week in Part 1 of our interview with Prishram Jain, principal at TACT Architecture, we learned about Jain's education and early career. This week we delve into how those experiences shape ... read more

The Interview: Prishram Jain of TACT Architecture, Part 1

Prishram Jain speaks with UrbanToronto at TACT Architecture's office
June 14, 2012 7:00 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with TACT Architecture's Prishram Jain. The firm recently won an Ontario Association of Architects Award for Best Emerging Practice. read more

The Interview: Brad Lamb Part 2

Brad J. Lamb
June 7, 2012 12:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We pick up our interview with Brad Lamb following Part 1 where we mostly delved into the early stages of Lamb's career. Now that some of your projects are getting larger, public art contributions ... read more

The Interview: Brad Lamb Part 1

May 31, 2012 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Recently, UrbanToronto sat down with Brad Lamb in a penthouse suite at Parc Loft Residences, a Lamb Development Corp–Harhay Construction Management–Niche Development project. Before we dig into ... read more