Christopher Glaisek

Chris Glaisek is the Vice President for Planning and Design at WATERFRONToronto, and is a passionate advocate for design excellence in the public realm.  He is a strong promoter of sustainable city building whose professional goal is to make great urban neighborhoods come to life.  He is responsible for conceiving all planning and design initiatives and managing detailed design for Waterfront Toronto projects in the 2,000 acre Designated Waterfront Area, and strives to ensure high standards of design excellence and city-building are achieved in development of parks and public realm, new buildings, and streetscapes and infrastructure. Under Chris’s steward­ ship, Waterfront Toronto has received more than 50 national and international design awards and nominations for its master plans, parks, and streetscape designs.