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Santiago Kunzle

Dipl. Arch., LEED AP
Santiago Kunzle

A Principal of Montgomery Sisam Architects since 2001, Santiago Kunzle has directed major development projects including nine long term care buildings with Extendicare Canada Inc.

He plays a lead role in the firm’s community, housing and neighbourhood redevelopment projects, understanding the various concerns of developers and public sector clients.  Santiago was the Principal-in-Charge of the Don Mount Court / Rivertowne redevelopment for the Toronto Community Housing Corporation and the Chartwell Greenway Retirement Community. 

Santiago has extensive experience in the master planning of continuum of care campuses such as the Gallery at Bennett Village, St. Joseph’s Estates in Dundas, Ontario and Trillium Health Centre.  Santiago has also directed many of the firm’s Site Feasibility Studies and is leading the team for the Master Planning and feasibility of the Vaughan Health Campus of Care.
Santiago was also the Principal-in-Charge for the Restoration Services Centre, for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, the first building in Eastern Canada to be LEED Platinum Certified.  His knowledge of the LEED Green Building Rating System allows him to efficiently guide clients and consultants through an integrated design process focused on the simple, low-cost design solutions that can drive high performance sustainability outcomes. Santiago has authored a study examining opportunities for the implementation of sustainable design and energy efficiency strategies in long term care homes for the Ministry of Health and Long Term care in Ontario.  He is a frequent speaker on issues of sustainable building and has been named a delegate to the World Green Building Council.

Santiago has contributed to the development of the Humber College Learning Resource Commons and McMaster Children's Treatment Centre as part of the Planning, Design and Compliance teams.  He also led a Proponent Team in the pursuit of the ErinOakKids Centre for Treatment and Development.

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Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Argentina: Bachelor of Architecture, 1988
Professional Affiliations
Member: LEED Accredited Professional
Member: Toronto Society of Architects
Member: City of Vaughan Design Review Panel
Major Projects
365 & 367 Queen Street West
Bruce’s Mill Sustainable Learning Centre
Credit Valley Conservation Authority Head Office
Extendicare Canada Inc.
Greenway Retirement Community
Humber College Learning Resource Commons
Restoration Services Centre
Rivertowne / Don Mount Court
Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre
The Gallery at Bennett Village
Tommy Thompson Park Infrastructure
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital
Toronto Grace Health Centre
Vaughan Health Campus of Care
Credit Valley Conservation Authority Head Offices
Unionville Home Society
Extendicare Hamilton
Extendicare Brampton
Extendicare Rouge Valley
Extendicare Mississauga
Humber College Learning Resource Commons, PDC
ErinOakKids Centre for Treatment and Development, DBFM Pursuit

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