Behind the Build: Les Klein

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The latest episode of the "Behind The Build" podcast, hosted by Jonathan Jacobs, features Les Klein, Principal and Co-founder of BDP Quadrangle. The episode dives into Les’s remarkable journey as an architect and reveals insights about the development of Quadrangle Architects and its most recent transformation when it joined global multi-disciplinary firm of BDP.  

Les takes us from his childhood as a refugee from Hungary in the US, his education at MIT and the early years of his career in Toronto to BDP Quadrangle, and its significant impact on shaping Toronto and beyond. He discusses the collaboration and creative strategies that have been fundamental to the studio’s work from its earliest days and explores the principles that motivate and guide the practice. This episode provides an in-depth look at the stories behind some iconic projects and the ongoing drivers of the firm’s success.  

Listen to the full episode by clicking HERE.