BEAT Talk with Janna Levitt
About the session
Join the newest BEAT Talk as Janna Levitt shares her insights on her career path and the work done at LGA Architectural Partners. She will be speaking on the risks, challenges, and opportunities of working in a wide range of sectors.
This talk qualifies for 1 OAA Structured Learning hour.
This session will be held in-person at LGA Architectural Partners
- 6:30 pm Doors open
- 7:00-8:00 pm BEAT Talk
- 8:00-8:30 pm Networking reception
About LGA Architectural Partners
LGA Architectural Partners is a skilled team of architects and building scientists based out of Toronto who create sustainable, contextually-sensitive and socially-minded architecture. Since 1989, LGA has been designing spaces that reflect the highest ideals and aspirations of our clients while contributing to the healthy growth and vibrancy of the communities we serve. Their diverse portfolio encompasses post-secondary facilities, libraries, community and cultural hubs, and residential projects. LGA is known for its responsiveness to clients’ programmatic requirements and expertise in delivering unique, one-of-a-kind spaces.
About Janna Levitt
Janna Levitt (OAA, AAA, FRAIC) is a co-founder and partner of LGA Architectural Partners (formerly Levitt Goodman Architects). She believes buildings can serve as a connector between culture and people. Her projects often involve implementing transformative cultural and environmental agendas, developed with a diverse group of collaborators. As a Partner, she has led projects throughout Ontario, including Laurentian University McEwen School of Architecture, the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, the heritage renovation Kitchener Central Library (LEED Gold Certified), and the near carbon-neutral Kiln Building Redevelopment at Evergreen Brick Works. Janna has also worked with many Indigenous communities working to realize their visions for projects such as the Centre for Native Child and Family Well Being, Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto Birth Centre, Thunder Bay Library Indigenous Knowledge Centre and is the local partner working with Alfred Waugh of Formline Architects on the Indigenous House at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus. Janna is a leading voice on sustainable city building, an active collaborator with U of T Daniels Tuf Lab, a member of the Waterfront Design Review Panel and a recipient of Sustainable Building Canada’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
What is BEAT?
BEAT is a volunteer-run organization made up of architects, designers, leaders, and entrepreneurs creating opportunities for community-building, advocacy, networking, and mentorship.
BEAT Talks are a series of discussions held at the offices of Architects across the city. Hosts will share their learned experience.
BEAT Talks qualify for OAA Structured Learning hours
When September 20, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
in-person at LGA Architectural Partners office
310 Spadina Ave. # 100B