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Ken Snell

Ken Snell

Professor, School of Architectural Technology

Ken Snell completed his professional bachelor’s degree in architecture at the University of Waterloo in 1980 and obtained his membership in the Ontario Association of Architects in 1985.

For 10 years he practiced architecture in the private sector for various architectural firms in the GTA in various capacities. He was the architectural representative on site for the construction of Pickering City Hall, Scarborough YMCA and the Koffler Institute and was on the design teams for the Baycrest and Scarborough Centenary Hospitals.

As part of a team with the Barrier-Free Design Centre, Snell co-authored The Sourcebook: Architectural Guidelines for Barrier-Free Design and embarked on a province-wide tour educating architects about designing residences for disabled clients.

Ken joined Sheridan in 1990, where he found a home for his soul and a source of inspiration. He tells stories about his lived architectural experiences and continues to practice “the art of architectural education.”