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Ted Watson
Partner
BSc M.Arch Bartlett School Part III Architect AIBC OAA AAA NSAA International Assoc. AIA OLA SCUP FRAIC LEED AP
twatson@mjma.ca
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Ted has led a broad range of community recreation, residential, and higher education projects – all of which share a consistence high recognition for design excellence and user satisfaction. His contribution of bold and legible design solutions to the field has helped to initiate a new generation of community focused architecture that heightens the user experience by engaging the site and neighborhood context, activating the pedestrian realm, and prioritizing sustainable development. He leads the campus/urban design, conceptual approach and interior resolution for many MJMA projects, integrating parkland, buildings, and interiors to form a connected experience that deftly balances summer and winter programs. Ted brings a mature project delivery pragmatism and warm affability. Working locally and in the U.S., Ted leads work throughout Western Canada and internationally. A frequent lecturer, conference and academic participant, Ted is the firm’s library specialist and active member with the Ontario Library Association.
 
Raised in Vancouver and educated in Calgary, Ted provides distinctive West Coast design and environmental thoughtfulness to the firm's architectural discourse. Upon graduating Ted received the Henry Adams AIA Gold Medal for Excellence in the Study of Architecture.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia, a Masters of Architecture from the University of Calgary, a Part III Certification from the University College London's Bartlett School of Architecture UK, and is a registered LEED accredited professional.  Ted joined MJMA in 1996, becoming a partner in 2009.
MAJOR PROJECTS
Ajman University Student Centre
Ashburn Community Recreation Center
Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre
Bessarion Community Centre
Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA, and Library
Brampton Soccer Centre
Centennial College Ashtonbee Campus Renewal
Centennial College Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation
Changying Lifestyle Centre
Churchill Meadows Community Centre
Clear Lake Cottage
Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre & Edmonton Eskimos' Field House
East London Community Centre
Edmonton South Soccer Centre Expansion
Emerald Hills Aquatics Centre
Father John Redmond Catholic Secondary School / Regional Arts Centre & Ken Cox Community Centre
George Brown College The Arbour Competition
Great Plains Recreation Facility
Greater Sudbury Multi-Use Recreation Facility
Innisfil Recreation Complex & YMCA of Simcoe-Muskoka
Johns Hopkins University Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation & Wellness Center
La Trobe University Sports Park
Manitouwabing Lake Cottage
McMaster University Student Activity Building and Fitness Expansion
Metro Sports Facility
Niagara College Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Expansion
Niagara College Student Athletic Centre
Polar Asset Management Partners Office Renovation
Queen's University John Deutsch University Centre Redevelopment
Red Deer Multi-Use Aquatic Centre Conceptual Model
Regent Park Aquatic Centre
Rotary Park Pool
University of Alberta Varsity Arena
University of Auckland Recreation & Wellness Centre
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
Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Interiors
Vellore Village Community Centre & St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School