Hamid Kashani


  • Profile
  • Education
  • Awards
  • Art
  • Experience

Hamid Graduated -with honors- from The University of Toronto’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in 1998.

He started his professional career through internship with the Ontario Association of Architects in Toronto. Having Davis Oleson (Oleson Worland Architects) as his Mentor, he had the good fortune of working with some of the best Architects in North America Such as Jim Strasman (Strasman Architects Inc), and Jay Bigelow, Brian Andrew and Carl Blanchaer (WZMH Architects).

He started HK Architects in 2009.

HK Architects find its strength in its past experiences as well as a wide network of skilful and resourceful professional associates and employees with diverse backgrounds.

Together we strive to provide the best Architectural design and professional services offered in North America.

Hamid Kashani

2010 Certificate of Practice : O.A.A.

2009 Full membership : Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)

1998 Graduation (with Honours)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
(starting internship with OAA)

1992 Architectural Design Technology Diploma (with Honours)
Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology

2011 “Emblematic addition” competition for Universite’ Laval, Quebec, Canada: Project chosen for publication and public display.

1998 Recipient of George T.Goulstone Fellowship award.

1998 Membership award :“Royal Architectural institute of Canada (RAIC)” for Honour’s Standing within the program of Architecture at University of Toronto .

1996 Final project was chosen to represent University of Toronto in Annual International Housing Competition sponsored by Otis Elevator Company .

1995 2nd Prize winner of the Ontario Block Association’s seventh Annual Student Design Competition. (Representing University of Toronto)

1992 First Prize winner of the Annual league for innovation between North American Colleges: Student art competition. Representing Humber College

1991 Honourable mention / Certificate of Merit: Annual league for innovation between Norths American Colleges: Student Art Competition. Humber College


Site Sketches






Strasman Architects Inc. (SAI, Toronto, Ont.

  • Elgin Mills Chapel – Schematic/ Design development :Elgin Mills Group of Cemeteries
  • 1st.Front Street : Revenue Canada – Complete Interior retrofit

Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden Partnership (WZMH) Architects & Planners, Toronto, Ont.

  • Toronto Place Towers, Toronto, Ont.
  • Four Season Hotel, Vail, Colorado, USA
  • Canadian Chancery in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
  • Daimler Chrysler Head office tower, Windsor, Ont.
  • Mississauga Executive Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
  • Brantford Charity Casino, Brantford, Ont.
  • Brook Street Hotel, Kanata, Ont.
  • San Stefano Complex, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Exchange Tower, Toronto, Ont.
  • Maritime Life Tower, Toronto, Ont.
  • AstraZeneca Head Office and facilities, phase #1 Mississauga, Ont.
  • AstraZeneca Head Office and facilities, phase #2 Mississauga, Ont.

2010 to present
H.Kashani Architects, Toronto, Ont.

  • "Aurora Montessory and Private School"
  • "The Montessory Academy" private school
  • Whitchurch Stouffville housing complex
  • Rockport-Bayview town house complex
  • Design build projects:

    • #77 Northdale, North York, Ont.- Full Prject Management services
    • #88 Thornridge Drive, Thornridge, Ont- Complete Design/Build Project services
    • #99 Thornridge Drive, Thornridge, Ont. Complete Design/Build Project services
    • #20 Hammok crescent, Markham , ont.
    • #14 Knollview Cr.north york, Ont.
    • #99 banstock drive, northyork, Ont.


    • #1301 Ronville Road. Township of lake of bays, Ont. (Cottage complex)
    • #191 Henderson Ave, Markham, Ont.-Additio
    • #314 Jedburge Road. Toronto, Ont.- Alteration/Additio
    • #23 Longbridge Road, Vaughan, Ont.
    • #55 Old English Lane, Markham, Ont
    • #13142 Bayview, Richmond hill, Ont.
    • #1 Tanvalley Court, North York
    • #100 Olde Bayview Ave. Richmond hill, Ont.
    • #605 Princess Street, North York
    • #55 Old English Ave. , Markham, Ont.
    • #369 -16th Ave.- Office building , Richmond hill, Ont.
    • #49 Gordon Ave. North York
    • #163 Elmwood Ave, Richmond hill
    • #100 Munro Blvd, North York
    • #22 Wentworth, North Yor
    • #25 Riverside, Vaughan, Ont.
    • #345 Hounslow , North York