Siamak Hariri

Founding Partner

BES (Hons), M.Arch, OAA, AAA, AIBC, FRAIC, RCA, Intl. Assoc. AIA

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Siamak Hariri is a founding Partner of Hariri Pontarini Architects, a 150-person practice based in Toronto. His portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized buildings has won over 100 awards, including five Governor General’s Medals in Architecture, celebrated as one of Canada’s Artists who mattered most by the Globe and Mail, and with his Partner David Pontarini, the 2013 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Architectural Firm Award. 

One of Siamak’s earliest HPA projects, the Canadian headquarters of McKinsey & Company, is the youngest building to receive City of Toronto heritage landmark designation. More recent public and private projects include the Bahá’i Temple of South America, the Tom Patterson Theatre at the Stratford Festival, and the Nicol Building for the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. Siamak’s work embodies abiding commitment to architecture’s essentials and he brings to every creative project a profound interest in light, form, site, material, and craft. 

portrait of Siamak Hariri