Associate, Senior Architect
M.Arch II, M.Arch, B.Arch, OAA
Ali relocated from Iran, where he practiced for six years after getting his Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees. In Canada, he completed a Post Professional Master of Architecture at the University of Toronto and subsequently joined Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) in 2011 as a registered architect. With a great passion for working on complex urban projects, Ali brings a range of experience to the team and works on all phases of design and construction. He is currently the Design Lead on One Yonge Master Plan and rezoning phases as well as the Square One intensification and Master Plan mixed-use development. He was also the lead designer on the Baif Don Head Master Plan and 388 King Street West.
As a Design Associate, Ali works collaboratively with clients and complex constituencies to develop fresh and innovative ideas during the design and planning phases that lead to overall project success. Ali is responsible for taking projects from schematic design through to completion, ensuring that HPA’s exacting design standards are realized in every project.