Maria Denegri, BA , BArch, MArch, OAA, RAIC
Maria Denegri is a partner in Denegri Bessai Studio. She is a registered Architect with the OAA in the province of Ontario and member of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada. Maria Denegri holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of British Columbia, and completed graduate studies in Architecture and Urbanism at the UPC, Technical University of Catalonia, in Barcelona. She worked for several prominent architects in Canada, USA and abroad before establishing Maria Denegri Architect in 2008. In 2013 Maria and her partner, Tom Bessai, established Denegri Bessai Studio in 2013. Maria has been a lecturer at the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture since 2002. In 2012 Maria joined the TSA Executive. In 2013 she took on the coordination of the Urban Affairs Forums, which she has continued to oversee. Maria served as Vice-Chair from 2014 to 2016 helping manage the TSA’s initiatives and the overall direction of the Society. In 2017 Maria was elected as the TSA Chair and in 2020 she assumed the role of Past Chair. View LinkedIn.