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ANDREW FILARSKI
Partner
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afilarski@mjma.ca
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With a focus on user satisfaction and quality control, Andrew has guided the planning and technical design of all MJMA’s pool facilities, specifying the pool systems and construction for an extensive portfolio of projects in Canada and abroad. Using his deep knowledge of material composition and richness of detailing he guides the office QA/QC team. In this role, Andrew oversees all aspects of pool and arena design. He is able to leverage and share his 30 years of expertise, seamlessly integrating complex systems within elegant building configurations.

In addition to notable recreation and academic projects such as the 2015 Pan American Games Athlete's Village & Cooper Koo Family YMCA and Seneca College Magna Hall Academic & Athletic Centre, Andy leads the firm's YMCA portfolio – developing multiple projects and establishing specification and procurement standards for the Greater Toronto YMCA.
 
Outside the office, Andy devotes his time to volunteer work with Out of the Cold and cycling advocacy groups. ­­Andrew graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1989 with a Bachelor of Architecture, for which he was awarded the AIA Gold Medal for Academic Achievement. Upon graduation he joined MJMA and became a partner in 2009.
MAJOR PROJECTS
2015 Pan American Games Athlete's Village & Cooper Koo Family Cherry St YMCA
Acton Arena
All Saints Catholic School
Atlas Tube Centre & WFCU Pools
Atlas Tube Centre Essex County Library
Audley Recreation Centre
Clarkson Community Centre Expansion
Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre & Edmonton Eskimos' Field House
East London Community Centre
Fairgrounds Aquatic Park
Father John Redmond Catholic Secondary School / Regional Arts Centre & Ken Cox Community Centre
Hunter Residence
Innisfil Recreation Complex & YMCA of Simcoe-Muskoka
London Southwest Community Centre
MacBain Community Centre & Niagara Falls Library
Malton Community Centre Expansion
Niagara College Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Expansion
Niagara College Student Athletic Centre
North Kawartha Community Centre
Orillia Recreation Centre
Queens Place Emera Centre
Regent Park Aquatic Centre
Rotary Park Pool
Seneca College King Campus Expansion
Sherwood Community Centre
South Oshawa Community Centre
Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex
University of British Columbia Aquatic Centre
University of Toronto Academic Wood Tower
University of Toronto Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport
University of Waterloo William Tatham Centre for Co-operative Education & Career Action
Vale Health & Wellness Centre
Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Interiors
Vellore Village Community Centre & St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School
Wellesley Community Centre & St. James Town Library
West Middlesex Memorial Centre Renovation & Expansion
Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre
Woolwich Memorial Centre