An architect and urban designer, Paul is also a Principal at Perkins+Will’s Toronto location and serves as the Urban Design and Transportation lead. His work for both public and private sector clients is shaped by a strong commitment to the public realm and a deep understanding of the roles social equity and economics play in city building.
Over his 15-year career, Paul has led numerous award-winning projects for key public spaces, vibrant mixed-use neighbourhoods and urban infrastructure including, the streetscape design for the EGLINTONconnects LRT, the urban design guidelines for the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, the Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration, Toronto’s Bloor Street Transformation and the YWCA Elm Centre – a LEED Silver building that provides homes for over 300 families.
Research forms a key part of Paul’s work and he has been invited to contribute to several publications on Tower Renewal and sustainability in affordable housing. He is also a frequent public speaker and organizer, presenting on topics of sustainable community design and active transportation.