Allan Banina

Associate, Architect
BAS (Hons), MArch, OAA, ext 228

Allan completed his Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Allan joined Gow Hastings Architects in 2011, and brings with him comprehensive knowledge in the design of commercial interiors. His previous international work experience includes positions at the offices of STUDIOS Architecture (Beverley Hills, CA) and Gehry Partners LLP (Los Angeles, CA). At STUDIOS Architecture, Allan was a project lead for the 80,000 square foot renovation of Guess Jeans Inc.’s Los Angeles headquarters. At Gehry Partners LLP, Allan was a member of the design team for a variety of notable projects, including the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France, and a collaboration with Vitra International for furniture design for Novartis’ Basel headquarters.

Allan has also built his portfolio locally, with work completed for Coolearth Architecture, Sharp Architects and the Greater Toronto Airport Authority, all located in Toronto. Allan has extensive experience with BIM (Building Information Modeling)/Revit. He has experience in all aspects of project delivery including conceptual design and planning, coordination of consulting teams, construction documentation, bidding and award, and comprehensive contract administration.