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Our Toronto based studio is comprised of a diverse multi-cultural staff. The direct hands-on involvement of a partner and the continuous guidance of an experienced architect associate serves as the core of each project team that collaborate on projects from beginning to end. Together, in an open studio environment, we develop projects through an engaging process of research, discussion, iteration and material exploration, where our clients are a full participant.

Founding Partner

Michael Taylor

B.A., M.Arch, OAA, RAIC

Michael Taylor has been partner-in-charge and principal designer of many of the firm’s high profile projects that include custom residences, schools, community centres and workplace environments. Each of these has benefited from his hands-on approach and careful attention to detail and materiality.

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Founding Partner

Robert Smyth

B.E.S., B.Arch, OAA, RAIC, 
AIA int’l Associate

A founding partner of Taylor Smyth Architects, Robert has designed many of the firm’s public sector, educational, recreational and university projects. With over thirty years experience, he is recognized for his expertise designing a variety of imaginative community projects, and his collaborative client centred approach.

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Marco Bonatti


Brian Harmer


Suzan Selçuk

Intern Architect

Mona Dai

Architectural Designer

Daniel Everett


James Goodeve

Intern Architect

David King


Luke Lu

Architectural Designer

Esteban Poveda

Project Manager

Ishan Puri

CAD/Revit Technician

Bageshree Rathod-Bande

Director of Marketing and Communications

Kian Tang

Architectural Designer

Gloria Zhou

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