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Michael McClelland

Sessional Lecturer

A registered architect and founding partner of ERA Architects, Michael McClelland specializes in heritage conservation, heritage planning, and urban design. Having begun his career at the Toronto Historical Board, Michael works with a wide range of public and private stakeholders.

Michael frequently contributes to the discourse surrounding heritage architecture, landscape architecture, and intangible cultural heritage in Canada. He has taught at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University, published numerous articles, and served as an editor for several publications and books, including The Ward Uncovered: The Archaeology of Everyday Life (2018), The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood (2015) and Concrete Toronto (2007). He has received numerous awards and honours, including recognition from the Ontario Association of Architects and the Toronto Society of Architects for his contribution to the built environment and the profession of architecture.