Michelle is an architect and the Director of Innovation in the Toronto Studio.
A specialist in complicated projects with multiple layers of approvals, Michelle has become the studio’s ‘go to’ person for the planning and phasing of the most nuanced renovation works and pioneer projects for clients and the city of Toronto. Due to her understanding of the intricacies involved in large-scale construction, Michelle’s awareness of how sensitively work can come to overlap within the city shows in the rigorous, strategic thinking she brings to all of her projects.
Michelle established the studio's in-house Green Team and ensures that sustainability is embedded in key decisions made by the team. She has contributed to over 30 LEED certified projects completed by the firm. Her environmental leadership extends into existing buildings, specialising in complex renovation projects such as 130 Bloor Street West in Toronto. She is connected to a diverse network of green building professionals and has previously held the position of vice-chair of the board of Sustainable Buildings Canada (SBC) and sat on the Board of Directors of the Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council.
Five-storey wood-frame development featuring single and multi-tenant commercial space, retail space at grade, with two levels of underground parking.
DUKE is a seven-storey condominium in the heart of Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood that adds a diverse mix of apartments, live/work units and retail to a vibrant and growing community.
21-storey mixed-use development featuring 15 luxury condominium apartments, 129,000 sf of commercial space and 20,500 sf of retail space.
Michelle Xuereb, Quadrangle’s Director of Innovation, was among the speakers at this year's TEDxToronto held at Evergreen Brick Works on Saturday, 26 October.
Demand for housing and low supply are causing home prices to soar. High demand and vacancy rates nearing pre-pandemic lows are driving rents to historic highs. We are in a housing crisis!
BDP's interior design team has been recognised for its approach to environmentally focused projects, earning a notable placement on Interior Design's ‘Top 100 Sustainability Interior Design Giants of the Year’ list.
The World Green Building Council has stated that all new buildings are to be net zero operational carbon with a 40% reduction in embodied carbon by 2030. But, what can we do NOW to get there?
BDP Quadrangle’s innovative, sustainable design for a timber frame workplace project - 60 & 80 Atlantic Avenue - has won Canada’s most prestigious architecture prize.
BDP has officially opened a studio in New York City - its first studio in the USA.
How can Meanwhile Use interventions deliver real social impact and support ESG objectives? We demonstrate how in our real-time regeneration study of East New York, in anticipation of construction related to the planned Interborough Express (IBX). Regeneration campaign.
At BDP, we’re always looking for opportunities to design for an improved quality of life in our multi-unit residential projects. An important consideration in this regard is a question that always comes up in discussion with our clients: how should we accommodate balconies?