Architect and Environmental Advocate Awarded Top Honour

by admin on October 23, 2012


Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 16, 2011

Architect and environmental advocate, John Robert Carley, was recently elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. This top honour formally recognizes architects who have produced outstanding contributions to the profession of architecture.

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More than the thirty-two years of his practice as the sole principal of John Robert Carley, Architect Incorporated, Carley has established a reputation for expertise in the speciality of custom residential architecture as properly as historical restoration, and religious and institutional architecture. With projects all through Ontario, Canada, he has demonstrated a deep understanding of Ontario’s vernacular architecture and landscape.

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Carley has been quite involved in community advocacy in conjunction with his dedication to environmental problems. For 25 years he has been co-chair of Close friends of the Spit which has been instrumental in preserving the Leslie Street Spit as a public urban wilderness in Toronto, Ontario. He was a volunteer member of the City of Toronto Bird-Friendly Development Operating Group which received the City Initiatives Urban Leadership Award in 2008 from the Canadian Urban Institute, and continues to advise the City with regards to greatest practices to achieve Bird-Friendly Architecture.

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Carley was thrilled to acquire this honour and remarked: “I am honoured that my professional perform and my environmental advocacy has been recognized by my election to the College of Fellows. It is great to be capable to use ones qualified talents to help the community at huge above and beyond that of the practice itself. Carley went on to further acknowledge that, An honour like this does not occur in a vacuum devoted staff, creative consultants, excellent contractors, and understanding clientele all make the practice of architecture an enjoyable profession.

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Carley’s tasks are founded on his sensitivity to the Ontario tradition and are modern and uplifting. His operate has been broadly published and he and his firm have received numerous awards and citations from organizations as diverse as the Toronto Historical Board, the Ontario Association of Architects, Canadian Wood Council and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects.

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Carley was invested in the College of Fellows in a ceremony on Could 26th, 2011, at the RAIC convention in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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416-481-6889

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