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Robert Sims
OAA, Senior Associate
bsims@kpmbarchitects.com

Bob Sims has over 20 years of experience delivering a diversity of projects from master plans to comprehensive architectural design and construction projects. He joined KPMB in 1990 and worked on many of the firm’s seminal, award-winning, institutional projects including Woodsworth College at the University of Toronto and the Joseph S. Stauffer Library at Queen’s University. For fifteen years, he was the associate-in-charge for projects at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, beginning with the original 1991 master plan, followed by the renovation to the historic Mazzoleni Recital Hall and continued through all phases culminating in 2009 with the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. On every project he works closely with client and stakeholder groups to achieve visionary objectives, with practical solutions.

Education and Professional Memberships

Education

1990 B. Arch., University of Toronto
1987 B.E.S., University of Waterloo

Professional Memberships

1997 Member, Ontario Association of Architects

Selected Awards

  • 2012 Civic Trust Award - Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
  • 2011 American Institute of Architects/Committee on Architecture for Education, Educational Facility Design Award - Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
  • 2011 American Institute of Architects/Committee on Architecture for Education, Educational Facility Design Award - Koerner Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory
  • 2010 Pug Awards, Best in Show - Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
  • 2010 Pug Awards, Best in Show - Koerner Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory
  • 2005 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence - Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning