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Andrew Filarski
Partner
B.Arch OAA AIBC AAA NSAA MRAIC
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.