Architecture for All is a full service architecture & design firm licensed in Ontario. Our practice is based on our belief that architecture is a collaborative, client based & project specific endeavor. We pride ourselves on offering innovative design methods, sustainable strategies and new forms of visualization to our clients.
Our team has worked at the top firms in Canada and has vast experience in commercial, residential, & institutional projects. We’ve dealt with all kind of clients and building types & have the knowledge to complete any project.
We take a unique approach to every project, utilizing context, research, and sustainable strategies to reach the appropriate use of form, materials and functionality. We are passionate about design, participating in design education & international workshops. This commitment lends us the ability to show our clients the latest innovations, the latest fabrication techniques & cutting edge sustainability strategies.
Our foundational belief is that thoughtful design does not have to be restricted to a particular class or client type, that all projects are deserving of high performance & experientially unique solutions.
Rikki Papa OAA, canphi
Rikki is an award-winning architect & co-founding principal of Architecture for all. He received his B.Arch.S from the Azrieli School of Architecture & his M.Arch from the University of Toronto. He is a certified Passivhaus professional.
Rikki is an expert in industry technique, fabrication and visualization. He is the former head of fabrication for Stantec Architects ltd., and has taught architecture at several canadian universities. He has worked on a broad range of projects including residential, commercial and instititutional. Major projects include design excellence for the eglington crosstown LRT, Downsview Park Aerospace Campus, Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Centre for Academic Excellence and Master Plan, Krembil Discovery Centre at Western Toronto Hospital, Mount Sinai Renewal Project, Toronto Police Service Division 11, University of Saskatchewan Graduate House, RBC Wellington Tower, CentrePoint Tower in Winnipeg, Ironworkers Local 721 Union Hall & Training Facility. He has worked on projects with construction values ranging from $0.00001 billion to $1 billion
Rikki's design strategies and ideas are influenced by environmental, social, and functional elements. His built environments are formed by achieving a project specific balance between performance based design and spatial experiences. He is a strong supporter of community design initiatives and an advocate for architecture that serves the masses.