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About Hariri Pontarini Architects

Established in 1994, Hariri Pontarini Architects, is a leading Canadian full-service architectural practice known for creating modern landmarks. Founded by Siamak Hariri and David Pontarini, the firm has delivered a broad range of institutional, commercial and residential projects, libraries, schools and academic buildings.

Hariri Pontarini Architects has become known for designing projects of exceptional quality, with a strong conceptual basis derived from the specific needs and aspirations of each client. Projects created by Hariri Pontarini Architects are distinctive expressions of the vision and values of the firm’s clients.

HPA’s extensive portfolio consists of architecture that affirms human conviviality: a sense of proportion and materiality, a facility with natural light, and an intuitive grasp of human dynamics.

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Hariri Pontarini Architects at CTBUH

CTBUH Releases Research Paper on Toronto's Tall Buildings and Planning for Children Studies

CTBUH Releases Research Paper on Toronto's Tall Buildings and Planning for Children Studies

Feb 2018, CTBUH Journal Paper – Two studies, both completed for the City of Toronto, are focused on…

Toronto Regional Tour

29-30 Oct 2015, Tour Report – CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Toronto under the lead of CTBUH Canada. The highly…

CTBUH Canada Inaugural Meeting

CTBUH Canada Inaugural Meeting

2 May 2013, Event Report – The first event organized by the newly formed CTBUH Canada Chapter was held at the…

David Pontarini

David Pontarini

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Toronto, Canada

CTBUH Resources Involving Hariri Pontarini Architects

Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth

31 Oct 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 6A: Urban vs. Suburban Q&A

31 Oct 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Natasha Epstein, CollinsWoerman; Antony Wood, CTBUH; Lester Partridge, LCI Australia Pty; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

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Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth

Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I
David Pontarini, Orson Sedmina, Hariri Pontarini Architects

One Yonge: A Case Study for Complete Vertical Communities

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

Videos

Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
This presentation shares the results of two studies, both completed for the City of Toronto, that focus on helping cities navigate the issues associated with high-rise growth. The first, "The Downtown Tall Buildings Study," developed a new vision for…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 6A: Urban vs. Suburban Q&A
31 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Natasha Epstein, CollinsWoerman; Antony Wood, CTBUH; Lester Partridge, LCI Australia Pty; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Natasha Epstein, Senior Associate, CollinsWoerman, chairs the question and answer session with Antony Wood, Executive Director, CTBUH; Lester Partridge, Director, LCI Australia Pty; and David Pontarini, Principal, Hariri Pontarini Architects at the…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Christine Bruckner of M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan of FXFowle; Jay L. Berman of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and David Pontarini of Hariri Pontarini Architects answer questions at the end of 2016 China…
One Yonge: A Case Study for Complete Vertical Communities
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. David Pontarini of Hariri Pontarini Architects, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues. The City of Toronto is experiencing rapid growth, with the second largest…

Papers/Research

Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth
Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; David Pontarini, Orson Sedmina, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Two studies, both completed for the City of Toronto, are focused on helping cities navigate the issues associated with high-rise growth. The first, the Downtown Tall Buildings study, developed a new vision for how tall buildings should fit in…
One Yonge: A Case Study for Complete Vertical Communities
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
The City of Toronto is experiencing rapid growth, with the second largest concentration of high-rise buildings under construction in North America, surpassing Chicago and coming in just under New York City. Provincial strategies have encouraged this…

Tall Buildings Involving Hariri Pontarini Architects

1   One Bloor Street East 2017 257 m Toronto
2   The Prestige at Pinnacle One Yonge 2022 216 m Toronto
3   Shangri-La Hotel Toronto 2012 214 m Toronto
4   Massey Tower 2019 208 m Toronto
5   19 Duncan Street 2022 187 m Toronto
6   The Well Office Tower 2020 174 m Toronto
7   FIVE 2016 161 m Toronto
8   The PJ Condos 2020 156 m Toronto
9   The Clover on Yonge 2019 148 m Toronto
10   The Pinnacle on Adelaide 2014 144 m Toronto
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