Ralph Giannone, since 1995, has been leading Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects in fulfilling a vision for a diverse practice whose work, no matter what type or scale is infused with exceptional rigor in design details and an extraordinary passion for urbanism. The range of awards and international recognition for his work is testament to the strength in diversity of his practise, and how one type of project can significantly inform another. While some of Giannone Petricone Associates’ smallest projects have garnered prestigious international attention, they have also been the recipients of City of Toronto Urban Design Awards – usually reserved for large- scale projects. Re-development projects such as the award-winning Port Credit Village, Collingwood Shipyards, Don Mills Centre and all their design components ultimately allow for the fullest implementation of this world recognized expertise in architecture, urban design and programming.
As author of the first LEED certified Canadian interior, Ralph Giannone has seamlessly incorporated best sustainable practices that continue to advance at every scale of production – from selection of green building techniques and materials to overarching urban strategies and enduring flexible programming models.
Ralph has lectured locally and abroad on his work and growing expertise in city-making, public space agendas and the evolution of mid-rise typologies. He recently participated in the City of Toronto’s Chief Planner Round Table on “The New Generation Suburb.
Ralph Giannone graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto in 1987, is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Alberta Association of Architects. Since 2007 he has been a member of the City of Toronto Design Review Panel and in 2012 has been a member of Advisory Panel for the Toronto Interior Design Show.