Taymoore Balbaa

Taymoore Balbaa has been recognized one of Canada’s emerging voices in Architecture & Design, and has been the recipient of 2 major national awards, the Prix de Rome and, in 2010, the Young Architect Award (awarded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the RAIC respectively). He is a Co-Founder & Partner at AXIA (formerly Atelier3AM), developing a body of work that includes libraries, housing, temporary event structures, cultural centres, spaces for immersive technologies, jet interiors, and projects of urban revitalization.

Taymoore received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Waterloo and won the RAIC Medal for his thesis. He is a licensed architect in Ontario (OAA) and in the European Union with the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE). At both Graduate and Undergraduate levels, Taymoore has taught at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (University of Toronto), and at Ryerson University’s Dept. of Architectural Science, and has lectured at universities in Berlin, Toronto, Napoli, Tunis, Istanbul, Halifax, Sardegna, and Ottawa. In 2012 he was appointed Assistant Professor at Ryerson University’s School of Interior Design in the Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD).

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