Saint Athanasius Community Centre

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in New Projects

The Saint Athanasius Community Centre is a proposed 9,800sm (105,000sf) addition to the pre-existing Coptic Christian Orthodox centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The Saint Athanasius Community Centre is currently in the schematic design phase. The driving force behind the design has been to compliment the existing architecture of the two churches. The strong verticality of […]

Renewal Requires Reinvention

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in In the Media

In early October, Alex Temporale was a guest speaker at the Heritage Canada National Trust Conference in P.E.I. His topic was Learning from Main Street, Renewal Requires Reinvention. An overview of the presentation can be read here.

Humane and Welcoming

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in New Projects

The Torgan Medical Office Building at the new Oakville Hospital on the Halton Health Services site is well underway. The steel frame is largely up for this 4 storey, 80,000 sq.ft. class ‘A’ office building. It will be a state-of-the-art facility at the entrance to the hospital site. Designed in conjunction with MSA Architects the […]

McMaster Campus Store: A Thoughtful Intervention

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in New Projects

In order to provide barrier free access to the McMaster University Campus Bookstore at the main entrance, interior walls on North and East side of vestibule were removed to increase the floor area. The existing stairs within the vestibule were removed and a 1/2 wall rolling shutter door was provided for the proposed book return […]

A New Member of Our Team

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Office News

ATA is very pleased to announce that Michael Biljetina, B.Sc., B.Arch., MRAIC, AIA, OAA has joined our architectural team. Michael has broad experience in managing a wide variety of projects, both public and private. He brings additional expertise to the design and management of our Client’s projects. Michael, born and raised in Hamilton brings a […]

Two New Articles in OAA Perspectives Magazine

Posted on Apr 13, 2014 in In the Media

A frequent contributor to industry publications, Alex Temporale wrote two recent articles for OAA Perspectives, the official quarterly journal of the Ontario Association of Architects. The first, titled Back & Forth in Time is a reflection and assessment on 15 trends that Alex predicted would dictate the future direction of the architectural field back in 2000. […]

Banking on History

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 in In the Media

  ATA’s historic BMO/Anthropologie project was recently featured in Oakville Magazine. Read more about the project here.    

Sustainable Design Strategies

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 in In the Media

On Thursday February, 6 (from 6:00 – 9:00 pm), Mark Driedger of ATA Architects will be speaking at the Ontario Revit Users Group. The talk, called “Proving your Designs are Sustainable,” will focus on verifying radical sustainable design strategies using Revit, CFD and other tools. For more information, visit the ORUG website.    

New Awards – Historic BMO / Anthropologie

Posted on Nov 29, 2013 in Awards

Heritage Cornerstone Award ATA received a Heritage Cornerstone Award for its work on the historic BMO building in downtown Oakville. An adaptive reuse project, ATA was involved in the restoration and renovation of this designated historic structure (originally built in 1910 as the Merchants Bank of Canada). ATA’s approach created a balance between heritage conservation […]

New Award – Bell Gairdner Estate

Posted on Nov 29, 2013 in Awards

Heritage Mississauga Award of Excellence ATA Architects recently received the 2013 Cultural Heritage Property Award of Excellence in the category of Adaptive Reuse from Heritage Mississauga for its work on the Bell Gairdner Estate. The award is a recognition of excellence in the preservation and enhancement of a cultural heritage property. Originally constructed in 1937 […]