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Harry Christakis

Principal | HCA Architecture

Harry Christakis received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the R.A.I.C., O.A.A., and NEWH. Harry established the practice in 1991 and has executed a multitude of projects types such as Community centers, high-rise Residential, Hotels, Spas and working with the likes of companies like Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International, Hilton, Starwood, Larco Hospitality and Westmont Hospitality to name a few. He recently was awarded the prestigious Pinnacle award for Supplier of the Year from Hotelier Magazine.

Most notable local hotel projects include, the Park Hyatt Hotel Toronto, Stillwater Spa Toronto, the 600 room downtown Toronto Courtyard by Marriott, the Renaissance by Marriott at the Toronto Airport and the Sheraton Parkway in Richmond Hill and the Westin Prince Hotel Toronto. He has also designed the interiors for the Hilton Garden Inn in Markham, the Hilton Airport Hotel in Winnipeg and the Embassy Suites in Columbus, Ohio.

Currently he just finished designing a new model room for the Park Hyatt Hotel Toronto and is also working on a number of other hotel projects such as the Doubletree at the Toronto Airport, the Sheraton in Ottawa and the Holiday Inn at the Toronto Airport including the Perkins Restaurant renovation. He is also designing the Palm Condominium in North York and the first of its type soon to be completed 200 unit “LEED Platinum Certified Multi-Residential Affordable Housing Project” for the Region of Peel.