Architecture & Interior Design

Barbora Vokac Taylor

Prior to founding her practice, Barbora Vokac Taylor Architect, Barbora worked with acclaimed architects in Toronto, London UK and Montreal, developing professional expertise on award-winning institutional, commercial and residential projects.

Barbora focused her career in Toronto, interning at Zeidler Partnership Architects, Kohn Shnier Architects and Giannone Petricone Architects and received her professional licence with the OAA in 2011.

Previous work has been featured in a number of publications including: Azure Magazine, Canadian Architect Magazine, Canadian Interiors Magazine, Hospitality Design Magazine, Toronto Life Magazine, the New York Times and the Globe and Mail.

Barbora holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture as well as a Master of Architecture, both from McGill University where upon graduation she was awarded the Ray Affleck Prize in Design for excellence in the Thesis design project. Barbora also received the American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Certificate of Merit, for general excellence to the second ranking graduating student and was honoured with a place on the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Honour Roll.

2013 -

Principal at Barbora Vokac Taylor Architect

2006 - 2013

Architect at Giannone Petricone Assoc. Architects

2010 - 2012

Terroni Restaurant Summerhill, Toronto CANADA

2012

George P. Mackie JPS Kindergarten Addition, Toronto CANADA

2011 - 2012

Bar Centrale by Terroni, Toronto CANADA

Intern Architect

2009 - 2010

Genzano Villa, Rome ITALY

2009 - 2010

Chester Le Community Centre and Daycare Addition/Renovation, Toronto CANADA

2009 - 2010

Fabbrica Restaurant, Toronto CANADA

2007 - 2010

701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, CANADA

2007 - 2009

Hotel Torre Fiore, Pisticci ITALY

2006 - 2008

Shops of Don Mills, Toronto CANADA

2005 - 2006

Intern Architect at Kohn Shnier Architects

2006

Claude Watson School for the Arts, Toronto CANADA

City of Toronto Urban Design Awards 2007 - Award of Excellence Building in Context - Public

Claude Watson School for the Arts, Kohn Shnier Architects

City of Toronto Urban Design Awards 2007 - Award of Excellence Building in Context - Public

Claude Watson School for the Arts, Kohn Shnier Architects

2006

Prefab Cottage for Two Families, Muskoka CANADA
Various Residentials

Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2010

Prefab Cottage for Two Families, Kohn Shnier Architects

OAA awards - Michael V. and Wanda Plachta Award 2010

Prefab Cottage for Two Families, Kohn Shnier Architects

Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2010

Prefab Cottage for Two Families, Kohn Shnier Architects

OAA awards - Michael V. and Wanda Plachta Award 2010

Prefab Cottage for Two Families, Kohn Shnier Architects

2003 - 2004

McGill University, Montreal Canada

1999 - 2003

MArch, Architecture - Professional Degree
BSc Arch, Architecture

Royal Architecture Institute of Canada Honour Roll 2005

Graduating Class, Professional Programme

American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Certificate of Merit 2005

For Second Ranking in Graduating Class

McGill University Ray Affleck Prize in Design 2005

For highest distinction in thesis design

McGill University A.F. Dunlop Research Traveling Scholarship 2005

Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway)

Royal Architecture Institute of Canada Honour Roll 2005

Graduating Class, Professional Programme

American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Certificate of Merit 2005

For Second Ranking in Graduating Class

McGill University Ray Affleck Prize in Design 2005

For highest distinction in thesis design

McGill University A.F. Dunlop Research Traveling Scholarship 2005

Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway)