Kellie Chin is a
Kellie is committed
to promoting social responsibility and invigorating local communities through
Among other things, this means using sustainable design principles —
from working with renewable systems, to adaptive reuse of materials — and
lessening the effects of discrimination within various communities through her
involvement as a BAIDA member.
She is responsible for
setting our studio’s technical standards, and her project work has included
managing the Islington Senior’s Shelter project for the City of Toronto and collaborating
on the design for the art installation bubblelung.
Kellie is interested
in housing equity, she contributed to our “Extra Special” housing design, now published in the book House Divided. She and another colleague received the RAIC
Foundation Bursary to research the connection between health and housing, an
independent project published by Spacing.
Before she joined our team in 2018, Kellie led a number of residential, commercial and civic projects. While working on her Masters of Architecture at the University of Toronto in 2017, she was also working alongside NGOs and the Moroccan Ministry of Tourism to develop an ecotourism master plan for the southern region of Morocco.