IDS Toronto - Interior Design Show

JANUARY 23-26, 2025

Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

Will Klassen
Associate at Moriyama Teshima Architects


Will Klassen is an accomplished Project Manager with Moriyama Teshima Architects (MTA). He is currently leading the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) Port Campus renovation project in Halifax. As a key member of the mass timber initiatives at MTA, he is also the Project Architect for an 11 storey mass timber residential project in Oshawa, On. and will also head the team for Toronto’s first mass timber public elementary school this coming year. Before these projects he was part of the Limberlost Place project team from the competition phase through the completion of construction documents. Will played a key part in both guiding the project through the Site Plan Approval process with the City of Toronto and gaining approval from Waterfront Toronto’s Design Review Panel. Will is also focused on community programming and has been involved in a variety of high-profile civic buildings, and both primary and post-secondary projects.

Agenda Sessions

  • F02: The Economy of Timber