Jack Diamond and Don Schmitt founded Diamond Schmitt Architects in Toronto in 1978. A prominent global architecture company that designs transformative, purpose-driven, and highly sustainable buildings for cultural, civic, academic, healthcare, residential, and commercial property clients throughout North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
The business specializes in architecture, urban design, and master planning. They are also recognized for their varied portfolio in numerous parts of architecture, including work on projects that specialize in various disciplines, such as residential, cultural, and civic structures, as well as institutional projects such as commercial buildings and healthcare facilities. The company’s mission is to create human-centred environments that improve people’s communities and lives.
Furthermore, with a growing number of LEED-certified buildings and zero-net energy projects, the company is a big advocate of sustainable design innovation. Diamond Schmitt is regarded and acknowledged as a premier architecture practice across Canada and beyond for its design thinking that displays a strong sense of context and interaction with the cityscape. The firm’s aesthetic sensibility is complemented by a strong business strategy, which places it among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, the GTA’s Top Employers, and Canada’s Best Managed Companies.