Carl Blanchaer

Carl played a pivotal role in city-building, both as Principal at WZMH Architects (a role from which he is now retired after 37 years) and as a member of Toronto's Design Review Panel, which helps shape the municipal government's response to high-stakes development proposals. Carl also serves on the University of Toronto's Design Review Committee, where he has volunteered his expert judgment on countless campus design projects, including the St. George Campus Secondary Plan. Furthermore, on many occasions from 2016 to the present, Carl has generously volunteered his time as a guest critic during the Daniels Faculty's design reviews, making him a crucial bridge to the design professions and development community. As a Principal at WZMH, Carl was involved in many of the firm’s largest and most complex projects throughout Canada and the Middles East & North Africa.