Graduated with Honors from a three year “Architectural design technology program” at Humber College of Arts and Technology in 1992, Hamid Continued his education and 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).
With a wide range of experience in different building classifications - specialising in commercial and High-rise office design- shortly after finishing his board exams, He started his own firm in 2010.
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.
2010 Certificate of Practice : O.A.A.
2009 Full membership : Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)
1998 Professional degree in Architecture (with Honours)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
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
Strasman Architects Inc. (SAI, Toronto, Ont.
Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden Partnership (WZMH) Architects & Planners, Toronto, Ont.
2010 to present
H.Kashani Architects, Toronto, Ont.