Renée Leung – Senior Associate

Renée Leung – Associate

Hons. BA, MArch, LEED AP, OAA, MRAIC
rleung@bnarch.ca
437 213 9448

Profile

Renée joined Baron Nelson Architects in 2019 and has just recently been made a Senior Associate and part-owner of the firm. She is a registered architect with over twelve years of design experience in architecture, specializing in commercial and institutional design. She has honed her design and technical skills while employed at many award-winning architectural firms in the past. Throughout her career, Renée has been and remains highly interested in creative design process, and in delivering high quality building with Building Information Modelling. She is an expert in BIM. Her proven management and leadership abilities in team settings have made Renée a pivotal member of many local and international projects.

Her strong work ethic is a strength she leverages to deliver and strive for excellence in design. She harnesses the power of BIM to produce higher quality work and distinguished architecture to contribute to our built environment. Renée believes in the sharing of knowledge and synergistic collaboration. She is an active mentor in the OAA internship program.

She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, from which she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts, as well as her Master of Architecture.


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Ontario Association of Architects
  • Member, Architectural Institute of British Columbia
  • Member, Toronto Society of Architects
  • Member, Passive House Canada
  • LEED® AP, Canada Green Building Council

Awards

  • IIDA Global Excellence Award Winners // Maanjiwe nendamowinan (formerly new North Building)
  • Mississauga Urban Design Award – Award of Excellence, Award of ‘Healthy by Design’ // Meadowvale Community Centre and Library
  • March of Dimes Canada, Award of Merit for Accessibility Design Excellence // Meadowvale Community Centre and Library
  • Athletic Business, Facilities of Merit // Meadowvale Community Centre and Library
  • Ontario Association of Architects, Design Excellence // Meadowvale Community Centre and Library (Finalist)
  • Novae Res Urbis, Greater Toronto Edition, Designing for Access // Meadowvale Community Centre and Library

Residential, Mixed-Use and Commercial Projects

  • 1005 Dundas Street Residential Development
  • 9332-9346 Kennedy Rd Mixed-use Development
  • New Commerce Court Commercial Mixed-use Revitalization
  • Commerce Court Integrated Master Plan and Concourse Retail Concept
  • Bayview Village Mixed-use Development
  • World Exchange Plaza Conceptual Master Plan
  • 201 St. Paul St Commercial Development
  • Cenovus Energy Inc. Interior Fit-up Project
  • Sherway Garden Mixed-use Development
  • York University Department of Finance
  • Toronto Community Housing & The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing: West Donlands Block 21 & 23
  • 75 Canterbury Place Condominium

Education, Community and Institutional Projects

  • Centennial College Block A Expansion and Renovation
  • Meadowvale Community Centre and Library
  • Ministry of Interior Sports and Recreation Centre at Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • University of Ottawa Science, Technology Engineering and mathematics Building
  • University of Waterloo Stratford Campus Conceptual Plan
  • University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Highland Hall Addition and Renovation
  • University of Toronto Mississauga Maanjiwe nendamowinan North Building Phase B
  • Fleming College Sutherland Campus A-Wing Conceptual Design
  • University of Guelph Mission 2050: An Integrated Agri-Ecology Campus
  • Ontario College of Arts & Design University Inclusive Design Institute
  • University of Toronto Lassonde Institute of Mining
  • George Brown College Student Association Lounge
  • University of Toronto Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
  • York University School of Social Work
  • Nathan Philips Square Revitalization Bicycle Storage Facility
  • Toronto District School Board Churchill Public School Addition and Renovation
  • Toronto District School Board Earl Haig Public School Addition and Renovation
  • Toronto District School Board Hillcrest Community School Addition and Renovation
  • Toronto District School Board Lawrence Midland Secondary School