B.Tech (Arch Sc)
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Norman’s methodical organizational skills have been applied to a variety of projects. He was the Project Coordinator for the Wynford Park complex which includes the Aga Khan Museum, Ismaili Centre, Central Parking Garage and landscape design. Norman was also the Project Manager for the Aga Khan Museum and The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building which opened in Ottawa in 2008, both designed in association with Maki and Associates of Tokyo, Japan.
Other projects Norman has managed include the Angus Morrison Elementary School Renovation and Addition, the Alan Earp Student Residence at Brock University, Holly Meadows School and Addition and the Whitby Civic Centre Recreation Complex. Projects he contributed to include the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, the Bata Shoe Museum, the North York City Centre and more recently the Lakehead University New Academic Building, Hillfield Strathallan College, John McCrae Public School and the University of Toronto Mississauga Active Learning Classrooms. He was the Project Manager for the Moriyama & Teshima New Office project when our office relocated to 117 George Street in Toronto after 45 years at 32 Davenport Road.
Norman is responsible for the planning, development, and administration of Moriyama & Teshima’s computer systems. Under Norman’s guidance, the firm’s technology-related tools and skills continue to provide improved client service. He put Moriyama & Teshima on the Internet in 1995 with the first web site for a Canadian architect. The Moriyama & Teshima Planners site was also designed and implemented by Norman in 2004. Norman has developed our office standards and staff handbook, founded and edits our internal @M&T newsletter and posts to our Facebook and Twitter feeds.
Norman has taken on Studio Management responsibilities looking after staffing of projects and tracking their progress. As Studio Contract Manager, Norman assists in preparation of fees for proposals and finalizes the agreements with our consultants once we get a project.
For many years Norman raced karts in Canada and the United States winning numerous races and championships. He is involved today with ASN Canada FIA, the governing body for motorsports in Canada, as the National Karting Steward. Norman has competed, organized and officiated at Regional, National and International events, including the World Karting Championships.