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J. Alejandro Lopez

Sessional Lecturer

Alejandro Lopez is a Toronto and Hamilton–based architect with expertise in mixed-use, high-density buildings, learning environments, and bespoke residential projects. His approach to design is grounded in an interdisciplinary background in human-centric design, building science, and architecture. He holds an MArch from the University of Toronto. While studying there, he received the 2010 Power Corporation of Canada Award at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

Previously, he worked at Toronto's preeminent high-rise multi-residential design firm, architectsAlliance, where he was project lead for 500 Lakeshore Boulevard. At KPMB Architects, he worked on the design of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at UBC.

Recently, his MArch thesis project, "Stuff Cloud: A Smart Infrastructure for Buying, Selling, Sharing, Swapping, and Remaking Things in Cities" was awarded an honourable mention in the OAA's inaugural Shift 2019 Infrastructure and Architecture Challenge. The project was also awarded first runner-up at the IAAC Barcelona 4th Advanced Architecture Contest.

Alejandro is a licensed architect in Ontario.