StudentDwell+ Speaker Bios 

Cheryl Atkinson, OAA FRAIC
Principle, Atkinson Architect; Associate Professor, Architecture, Ryerson University

Cheryl Atkinson is a principle in Atkinson Architect in Toronto, and an Associate Professor at Ryerson University in Architecture. Prior to joining Ryerson she was a Senior Associate at Teeple Architects Inc. where she coordinated the design and implementation of a variety of residential and institutional buildings. These projects have been recognized both nationally and internationally for design excellence and their contribution to the public realm, with a variety of awards including two Governor General’s Awards for The Early Learning Centre at Trent University, and the Chinese Baptist Church in Scarborough.

She serves on the Metrolinx Design Review Panel and the Sustainable Built Environment and Mentorship Committees at the OAA. Her research interests are in urban design, net zero energy housing, prefabrication, and health and wellness in architecture.

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