Atelier Riot is a Toronto and San-Francisco based design firm with experience in residential, commercial, branding and furniture design. We are a proud women-lead office and believe in the power of innovative design to bring people, brands, and ideas together.
Ava Nourbaran | Partner, M.Arch
Ava is an architectural designer who wholeheartedly believes in the power of good design to improve human life. Prior to the inception of Atelier Riot design office, Ava worked on internationally recognized projects spanning residential, commercial, and cultural disciplines in all phases of design and construction. Ava has worked at several world-renowned architecture offices including Bjarke Ingles Group in New York and other award-winning studios in Toronto and San Francisco.
She has completed her Master of Architecture degree at John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design where she received several awards, including research grants to study abroad in Brazil and Oxford University.
Sally Kassar | Partner, M.Arch
Sally is always looking for ways to create spaces that make people happy. Whether it’s with the use of forms, colour, or materials, she likes to keep things functional yet fun. Prior to the inception of Atelier Riot, she had experience working for a number of International award-winning Toronto-based offices. Sally has been involved on a variety of projects ranging from residential and retail to museums, community centers, and college buildings.
Sally is currently working towards receiving her license with the OAA and holds a Master’s degree from the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. During her studies at Daniels, Sally attended a study aboard program at the University of Oxford, was involved in the Public Ambitions exhibition at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, and assisted with producing drawings for Alissa North’s Operative Landscapes publication.
LOCATION: Toronto and San Francisco
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