KPMB Architects is an internationally renowned Canadian design firm rooted in one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto. KPMB’s unique approach to integrated design thinking and processes has established the firm as a leader in creating vibrant communities, sustainable cities, and architecture for a diverse and dynamically changing world.
Founded in 1987 by Bruce Kuwabara, Marianne McKenna, and Shirley Blumberg, KPMB’s award-winning portfolio includes projects across culture, education, healthcare, hospitality, mixed-use residential and office, government, and paradigm-shifting, climate-responsive design.
Current projects under construction include the new Boston University Center for Computing & Data Sciences building – set to be the largest carbon-neutral building in Boston – and the new gallery and re-imagined Waterfront Arts District for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax, designed in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect, artist Jordan Bennett Studio, Elder Lorraine Whitman (NWAC), Public Work, and Transsolar.
KPMB is also committed to the pursuit of social innovation and sustainability through the KPMB LAB, a research group created to integrate new ideas and skills into the firm’s professional practice.