Reza Nik

Reza Nik

Toronto, ON, CA



trained as an architect, a curious experimentalist



Reza Nik Studio, toronto, founder / director

An experimental research lab attempting to re-define the practices and processes in Architecture through a transdisciplinary approach of creative thinking and creation. We explore Architecture through film, sculpture, sound, art, literature, education and above all community & social activism.

Jan 2019 - current

University of Toronto, Toronto, Sessional Lecturer

Teaching 4th year seminar studio course called "Guided Distractions: Abstraction & Experimentation in Architecture"

Jun 2017 - current

StudioAC, Toronto, ON, CA, Principal

Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Toms + McNally Design, Hamilton, ON, CA, Designer

Jun 2017 - Jan 2018

Philip Beesley Architect Inc., Toronto, ON, CA, Associate

May 2016 - May 2017

Living Architecture Systems Group (LAS), Studio Director / Project Co-ordinator

May 2016 - May 2017

Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc., Toronto, ON, CA, Intern Architect

Sep 2013 - May 2016

Estudio PAC, Buenos Aires, AR, Intern architect

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012

Coop Himmelb(l)au, Vienna, AT, Intern Architect

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Xavier Vilalta Architects, Barcelona, ES, Intern Architect

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Lynch + Comisso Architects, Toronto, ON, CA, Intern Architect

May 2007 - Jul 2008


Dalhousie University, MArch, Architecture

May 2010 - Jul 2013
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

Dalhousie University, Bachelors, Environmental Design Studies [Architecture]

Sep 2008 - Apr 2010

University of Toronto, Bachelors, Art History + Architectural Theory

Sep 2001 - Jun 2006

Areas of Specialization