Siamak Hariri

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Siamak Hariri
Co-Founder of Hariri Pontarini Architects
Personal details
Born1958 [1]
Bonn, West Germany
Alma materUniversity of Waterloo
Yale University School of Architecture

Siamak Hariri (born 1958) OAA, AAA, AIBC, FRAIC, RCA, Intl. Assoc. AIA is a Canadian architect of Iranian heritage. He is a founding partner of Hariri Pontarini Architects (1994), alongside David Pontarini. Born in Bonn, Germany, of Iranian parents, he was educated at the University of Waterloo and the Yale University School of Architecture where he received a Masters in Architecture.[2] He is married to the painter Sasha Rogers. His father in law is the painter and sculptor Otto Rogers, for whom he designed an award-winning studio in Milford in Prince Edward County, Ontario.[3] He is currently the Partner-in-Charge of the competition-winning Bahá’í Temple for South America in Santiago, Chile.


Work in Progress[edit]

Buildings of Note[edit]


  • 2010: Bahá'í Temple, Santiago Building, November 2010
  • 2010: Arch Daily, "Ravine Residence/Hariri Pontarini Architects", March 2010
  • 2010: Forsey, Lindsay, "Artsy Area, Artsy Queen West Condo" National Post, March 2010
  • 2008: Todd, Robert. "Hariri Pontarini to lighten up U of T law," Law Times 10 March 2008
  • 2006: Hariri, Siamak. "Falling Backwards." Practices (Journal of the Centre for the Study of Practice) Spring 2006
  • 2006: Penn, M.W. "Art Collectors' Residence, Toronto." Building Stone Fall 2006
  • 2005: Ward, Joah. "York University's The Schulich School of Business." GTA Construction Report April 2005
  • 2004: Kelmans, Marsha. "Temple of Light." Canadian Architect May 2004
  • 2004: Brown, Bay. "Hariri Pontarini Architects: Bahá'í Mother Temple." Architecture July 2004
  • 1999: Church, Elizabeth. "McKinsey Experiments With its Workspace." Globe and Mail 21 June 1999


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  2. ^ "OAA Announcement of Winners".[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Ivanochko, Bob (2014). "ROGERS, OTTO DONALD (1935–)". The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. University of Regina. Retrieved 2014-08-11.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-18. Retrieved 2014-03-17.
  5. ^ "OAA Announcement of Winners".[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Hariri Pontarini Architects chosen to design new Faculty of Law building". Archived from the original on 2012-04-28.
  7. ^ "Case for Support" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04.
  8. ^ "Toronto architect adds new layer to AGO history". The Star. 3 September 2010.
  • Ontario Association of Architects

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