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Solares Architecture Inc. was founded in 2005 by Christine Lolley and Tom Knezic. Tom and Christine aim to bring together sustainable design with construction practices that have minimal environmental impact. Over the past 5 years, they have earned a reputation as local experts in Passive Solar Design and the Passive House design standard.


Solares green architecture aims to bring together sustainable design with construction practices that have minimal environmental impact.

Christine and Tom studied at the University of Waterloo, both earning Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Master of Architecture degrees. They gained work experience at some of the world's leading architecture firms in London (UK) and New York City before moving back to Toronto to establish Solares. Christine and Tom are both LEED-accredited professionals and Tom is a Licensed Architect with the Ontario Association of Architects and a certified Passive House Designer.

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