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Robert Sims

Principal, OAA, MRAIC, CPHD

Robert (Bob) Sims has over 25 years of experience delivering a diversity of projects from master plans to comprehensive architectural design and construction projects. He joined KPMB Architects in 1990 and has worked on some of the firm’s seminal, award-winning institutional projects including Woodsworth College at the University of Toronto.

For fifteen years, Bob was the associate-in-charge for projects at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, including the original 1991 master plan, the renovation to the historic Mazzoleni Recital Hall, the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning and the award-winning Koerner Hall.

Additional project experience includes the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, the St. Michael’s Cathedral Block Master Plan, Orchestra Hall for the Minnesota Orchestra, new offices for the Globe and Mail newspaper, the renovation of Bloor Street United Church and St. Monica’s Catholic Church. On every project, Bob works closely with client and stakeholder groups to achieve visionary objectives with practical solutions.

“Great architecture combines art and technology in a rational, inventive formality, creating simplicity and calm in a frenzied world.”

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