Ramona Adlakha

Ramona Adlakha

Toronto, ON, CA



Ramona Adlakha lives in Toronto and works at Diamond Schmitt Architects. Ramona’s professional work spans a wide range of architectural typologies with a special focus on academic and large scale cultural arts projects.

Ramona holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania where she received the Alpha Ro Chi Medal for professional merit. Ramona holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Fine Art and Literary Studies from the University of Toronto where she was the recipient of the Government of Canada’s Millennium Provincial Laureate scholarship awarded for exhibited academic excellence.

Ramona is deeply committed to promoting the visibility and voice of women in design. Ramona’s first book, Women [Re]Build: Stories, Polemics and Futures, co-edited with Franca Trubiano and Ramunė Bartuskaite and published by ORO editions is now available in bookstores worldwide and online.



Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto, ON, CA, Intern Architect, OAA

Jun 2018 - current

MGA Partners, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern Architect, AIA

May 2017 - May 2018

WORKshop Inc., Toronto, ON, CA, Assistant Manager/Project Designer

Sep 2013 - May 2015


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2018

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, MArch, M.Arch Visiting Program

Aug 2017 - Dec 2017

University of Toronto, St. George Campus, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012


Alpha Ro Chi Medal, 1st Place


William Melhorn Scholarship, 1st Place


Millennium Foundation Travel Abroad Scholar, Scholarship


Millennium Foundation Provincial Laureate, Scholarship


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