March 12, 2015
by Canadian Architect
The executive leadership of Interior Architects, Inc. recently opened its Toronto office at 140 Yonge Street. Beverly Horii OAA, NCIDQ, LEED AP has been appointed the Managing Director, and with over 27 years of experience, her primary focus will be on building the office and practice while developing the firm’s presence in the Toronto market.
Most recently, Horii was the owner of the Toronto-based firm M chi squared Interior Design. Previously, she served as the Vice President at HOK Advance Strategies, and the Director of Interior Design at B+H Architects. She has extensive expertise in the Toronto design and architecture market, having completed projects for education, corporate commercial, science & technology, and cultural institution clients.
Horii’s plans for the upcoming year involve delving deeper into the burgeoning design market in Toronto and firmly establishing Interior Architect’s presence as a design leader in the city. “I’m thrilled to be joining Interior Architects and building the Toronto practice. The firm has many talented people and I’m looking forward to serving all our current and future clients in Canada.”
Also joining the team is Nick Jay OAA, NCARB, LEED AP, who will serve as Technical Director. Nick has more than 10 years of experience in the Toronto market. During his tenure at Interior Architects, he has been responsible for several Toronto-based projects, including LinkedIn’s new regional office, Sapient Nitro, Red Hat, and Zurich Insurance.
“Toronto has been an important market to Interior Architects, Inc. for many years, and we are excited to be opening our new office in Canada and in a city that values design,” shares David Bourke and Tom Powers, the firm’s Executive Directors.
Founded in 1984, Interior Architects Inc. is the first and largest global architectural firm focused exclusively on interior architecture and workplace strategies. Interior Architects helps clients in diverse markets worldwide align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Portland, Raleigh, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto and Washington, DC and has partner affiliates in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia and Australia, Canada, and Latin America through the Interior Architects Global Alliance.
For more information, please visit www.interiorarchitects.com.
the linkedin toronto offices, a recent project by interior architects, inc. photo by eric laignel.