GBCA (Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. Architects) provides a full range of architectural services to clients for a variety of built projects including adaptive reuse, restoration, and rehabilitation. Working as prime consultant or as part of a larger team, GBCA is equipped to handle a variety of assignments. At GBCA, they bring together the skills, sensitivity, specialized knowledge and commitment to undertake technically demanding work that not only conserves our built and cultural heritage but also creates contemporary environments that support their clients’ needs and aspirations.
In addition to their design and built work, GBCA is one of the leading heritage firms providing consultancy services for projects across the country. Services include the preparation of heritage impact assessments, conservation reports, master plans and feasibility studies, as-found documentation, and construction drawings. Expertise in building science and building envelope is invaluable for sustainable developments.
ERA Architects Inc.
In practice since 1990, ERA Architects Inc. has over 85 staff members based in Toronto, Montréal, and Ottawa. The founding principals of ERA are members of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP), and are Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Within their planning expertise they have a particular interest in regional and neighbourhood cultural planning; in cultural landscapes and their regeneration; and in facilitating community consultation of all stakeholders, as the democratic basis of good planning. Significant planning work includes the Tower Neighbourhood Renewal Project in Toronto; Union Station Heritage Precinct, Toronto Cultural Institutions Public Realm Study, the Culture of Outports program; and numerous Heritage Conservation District Plans and other studies in in Toronto, Hamilton, Peterborough, Kingston, Picton, and other parts of Ontario.