Rohan Walters is the principal designer of Spaces By Rohan Inc., an independent design firm working with architects, engineers, interior designers, businesses, property managers and homeowners creatively solving their design needs since 1987. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo. Spaces By Rohan Inc. has also been responsible for the complete development, design and construction of two 'alternative' homes in the Toronto: 157 Coxwell Avenue and 1292 College Street. Both projects were recently acknowledged in UTOPIA, Towards A New Toronto, Coach House Books, 2005. These houses represent the ability to craft necessary, artistic, economically appropriate solutions in a positive and unexpected way. Rohan Walters' work has been featured in the Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, City TV and other media sources.
Rohan has taught at the Institute Without Boundaries (IWB), a cutting edge program dedicated to preparing architecture, design, engineering and other students to re-conceptualize the process of design at George Brown College. He has also been a guest lecturer at the Ontario College of Art and Design and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers.
Rohan Walters is an Art Director with the Directors Guild of Canada and worked on such films as CAVEMAN'S VALENTINE with Samuel L. Jackson and GETTING OVER IT with Kirsten Dunst.
QUOTES THAT INSPIRE AND INFORM US:
"...WE PRACTICE THE 'TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE'":
I. Honour our inner capitalist
II. Honour the family and the community
III. Honour the environment..."
Majora Carter, Founder of the Sustainable South Bronx Company.
"...We value people and use things. NOT the other way around."
"...Something for Something..."
...from Latin "Quid Pro Quo"
"...Imagination is a valuable commodity and must be afforded accordingly."
Prof. Dr. Peter Zeg, President of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) 2007 opening address to ICSID conference on Sustainable Design and Housing at the Institute Without Boundaries (IWB)