Chris Couse

Founding Principal, OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP

Chris Couse has played a senior role at KPMB since the studio’s formation in 1987. He contributes an ability to manage complex projects and processes on academic, cultural, and commercial projects. His portfolio includes leadership roles on performing arts projects throughout North America, for the Minnesota Orchestra, the Goodman Theatre in Chicago,  The Stratford Festival, Yale School of Music and the Banff Centre for Art and Creativity. Many of these and other projects involved the renovation and expansion of heritage structures, including current projects for Toronto’s Massey Hall and the historic Alumnae House on the Smith College campus. Chris also has experience overseeing the design and delivery of urban office projects, including two LEED Gold towers for Toronto’s Southcore Financial Centre.