Edward Chan’s expertise lies in his ability to think strategically and develop creative solutions to complex challenges. He is an accomplished architect with over 20 years of experience in the field and a Partner at Canadian design firm, Zeidler Architecture. Edward’s inclusive approach to design makes him an inspired leader who adapts to change with unparalleled creativity.
Throughout his career, Edward has worked on a diverse range of project typologies including civic, cultural, healthcare, transportation, academic, commercial, and master planning. Prior to joining Zeidler Architecture, Edward was the Canadian Health Market Leader at one of the world’s largest design firms, developing a successful track record of planning, designing, and delivering significant projects.
Edward’s design philosophy centres on creating spaces that support a project’s contextual goals and optimize opportunities. He believes that good architecture enhances communities and improves the quality of life for those who interact with it. Championing Zeidler’s public sector portfolio, Edward is involved in numerous high-profile projects including Greater Toronto Airport Authority Transformative Capital Plan, Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital PDC, and Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct Block 2 Redevelopment.
As a strategic thinker, Edward has a unique ability to see the big picture and identify key opportunities for growth and development. He is known for his collaborative approach, working closely with clients, peers, collaborators, and stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the final product exceeds expectations.
Edward’s passion for architecture and city building extends beyond his professional work. He is actively involved in promoting architecture as a profession and as a force for positive change in society. As a thought leader, he plays a vital role in shaping the direction of design discourse and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration within the industry.
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada