Bringing over 10 years’ experience as both a Specification Writer and Contract Administrator, Kaz’s expertise lies in Architectural Specifications, Contract Administration, evaluation of building materials, submittal reviews, coordination of documentation, building materials/systems, applied building science and construction law/contracts.

At the firm, Kaz leads the development and preparation of specifications, review and evaluation of building materials and overall coordination of contract documents for the rapidly growing studio. He also provides support during the contract administration phase of projects.

His knowledge and commitment to the industry is leveraged in diverse contributions throughout the professional community with his involvement in organizations such as Construction Specifications Canada, of which he was elected Vice President in 2017. Kaz was promoted to Associate in 2017 and Senior Associate in 2018. A leader at the Studio, he is a valued mentor and the practice benefits from his commitment to fundraising for our annual United Way Campaign  and his oversight of the Studio’s popular Lunch and Learn program.

photo of Kazim Kanani
aerial rendering of the future Yonge Sheppard Centre, featuring upgraded mall facades and a new residential tower
interior of The Travel Centre showing its black floating boardroom