“The most interesting aspect about a school design project is the opportunity to put oneself in the mindset of a young person, to understand how she or he feels, plays, works, and interacts.”

Bortolotto is a Canadian architecture and interior design firm that was founded in 1999. Our mission is to deliver smart design solutions that enhance happiness, health and productivity. We believe that Architecture Matters and are inspired by the relationship between design and its impact on the human experience and our quality of life.

Our experience spans all sectors and is tied together by our shared commitment to the delivery of architecture that is meaningful, memorable, unexpected and uplifting. The success of our firm is rooted in design excellence, smart design solutions and the research and implementation of technological advancements in architecture.

Our designs result from a healthy and balanced office culture that emphasizes a collaborative approach, shared knowledge, professional learning opportunities and a “work smarter, not longer mentality.” Bortolotto is licensed by both the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO).

  • Tania Bortolotto
    President & Founder
    Tania Bortolotto

    Tania Bortolotto is the founder and President of Bortolotto and is an architect and interior designer, registered in Ontario. Tania lends her time to numerous design and academic related committees, panels, juries, charettes, speaking engagements, teaching and mentoring. Tania served as an inaugural member of Waterfront Toronto’s Design Review Panel for four years and is currently a member of the Design Review Panel for CAMH. Tania is a Director serving on two Boards and is an active member on Capital Projects Committees assisting two private organizations. Tania studied architecture at the University of Toronto and at Ryerson University. In 2007, Tania was the recipient of Ryerson’s Alumni Achievement Award, a distinction given to graduates who have made a significant contribution to their profession, community and country. Prior to founding Bortolotto, Tania worked at the firms of Diamond and Schmitt Architects, Teeple Architects and Kohn Shnier Architects. Tania’s passion for architecture focuses on the importance of how architecture can enhance our happiness, health and productivity in all types of places such as our public realm, public and private buildings and interior spaces.

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