Speaker Profile: Russell M. Chernoff, Architect AIBC, MAAA

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Russell Chernoff has been a member of the architectural community since 1973 and during this time, has worked on a wide range of project types to a value in excess of $750 million. He has designed and overseen master plans and the building of private and university teaching and research facilities in Canada and the United States and is known for challenging the status quo.

Research and academic facilities are a particular interest to Russell. Prior to studying architecture, Russell obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. This science background combined with his experience in designing research facilities, aids in communicating with science/engineering and health care personnel to achieve buildings that meet their needs. Russell routinely leads large multi-disciplinary teams involving complex research/educational facilities and has worked with many technical user groups.

As the principal responsible for Chernoff Thompson Architects’ university and science studio, Russell has provided his expertise on projects for numerous Life Sciences companies, analytical laboratories and 25 university campuses.

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