BA, MArch, MRAIC, OAA
Jesse Klimitz understands how the built environment impacts the human experience and it is his goal to improve it for all.
As the Director of Human Space, Jesse is responsible for oversight of the consulting practice and its strategic growth. He provides guidance and direction to the team, directs the business development and marketing efforts, manages client relationships and works to establish new collaborative initiatives. In addition to high level leadership, he also engages in key projects, public speaking and educating others.
Jesse is a registered Architect with the Ontario Association of Architects and an Accessibility Strategist. His range of project experience includes residential, commercial, mixed-use and accessibility consulting on major institutional projects, including the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Parapan Am Games sports venues. He has also managed large accessibility and wayfinding audit projects with post-secondary, healthcare and government clients and is currently leading a participatory research project in collaboration with the Canadian Urban Institute. He has spoken at a number of conferences across Canada on the topic of accessibility and inclusive design including the RAIC conferences in Winnipeg and St. John’s and at the OAA where he provided training to architects across Ontario in advance of changes to the accessibility requirements of the Ontario Building Code. Jesse is also a Senior Associate and Director of Business Development at Quadrangle, leading an in-house team of marketing, research, design and communication professionals.