Heather’s creative approach to her projects always brings a fresh perspective. She thinks outside the box, drawing upon her imagination and often introducing playful components that transform sites, foster community engagement and make a profound impact.

Heather has 20 years of experience in designing, leading and managing award-winning projects in the residential, mixed-use, master plan and commercial sectors. A principal of the firm, Heather is responsible for design reviews and elevating the design practices of BDP Quadrangle across all sectors. She is currently leading the design and construction of landmark high-rises including 1200 Bay and Theatre District Residences and RIU Hotel, as well as innovative mid-rises such as Reina, RUSH ad Biblio. Heather’s extended portfolio prior to joining BDP Quadrangle includes The Evergreen Brick Works Master Plan, Form Condos at Queen + McCaul and the George Brown College Student Residence in the Canary District.

She continues to be active in the architecture and design community as a sitting member of the City of Toronto’s and the City of Ottawa’s Design Review Panel, and has also been a guest critic at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, as well as that of her alma mater, the University of Toronto Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design.

Heather Rolleston

nine-storey midrise condo with light brick cladding and curved terraces
rendering of two high-rise towers atop brick podiums with a row of Victorian townhouses in front
architectural rendering of a 15-storey condo with red brick woven pattern podium and glazing and protruding balconies on the upper portion of the north and south facades