Toronto Metropolitan University Centre for Urban Innovation featured in “Practice: When Experience Counts”
Canadian Architect magazine has released a fantastic article entitled “Practice: When Experience Counts”, which evaluates the current standards of RFP documents and their expectations.
Written by Jake Nicholson, this thought piece uses our project, the Toronto Metropolitan University (previously: Ryerson University) Centre for Urban Innovation, as an example of a shift in “regular linear procurement steps” to finalize the selection of prime design consultant. The client identified Moriyama & Teshima as “the architect that best aligned with the project needs” by assessing our previous success in dealing with similar building challenges and site constraints, as opposed to focusing on our experience designing facilities of the same typology.
Read the full piece here: