Janis Kravis, Architect

Address: 38 Cedarbank Cres.
North York, ON M3B 3A4

Mailling Address: 38 Cedarbank Cres.
North York, ON M3B 3A4

Phone: (416) 444-1101

Fax: (416) 444-9630

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Janis Kravis, Architect

Janis Kravis has been practising environmental architecture,
interior design, graphics and industrial design since 1961.

Janis was born in Riga, Latvia and received his early
education in Sweden. In 1950 he came to Canada and in
1959 graduated from the School of Architecture at the
University of Toronto.

Janis Kravis has contributed to a number of architectural
and design publications and has been involved in the field of
design education.

As chairman of the Interiors Committee of the Royal
Architectural Institute of Canada, Janis formed the
``Healthy Buildings Task Force``, assembling information
on the various factors affecting the built environment and
methods and procedures on how to reduce and eliminate the
negative influences. As chair of the ``Envirofest`` task
group of the Committee on The Environment of the Ontario
Association of Architects, Janis organized a number of
annual exhibitions of building products and furniture and
furnishings and services which may contribute to energy and
resource conservation, sustain ability and environmental
quality. Janis consults with industry and communities to
help them reduce their environmental impact and work
toward sustainability and restoration.
Janis has consulted on incorporating environmental
and sustainability principles as well as alternate energy and
waste treatment strategies for new residences at Sir
Sanford Fleming College, Peterborough, Ontario and for various
projects for Public Works Government Services Canada and Greater
Toronto Airport Authority.

Ontario Association of Architects
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Latvian Architects Association
Association of Canadian Industrial Designers, Ontario
Royal Canadian Academy
Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (Ontario) Inc.
Interiors Committee, Royal Architectural Institute of
Canada, Founding Chairman
RAIC Interiors: Healthy Building Task Force
American Institute of Architects, Committee on the
Committee on the Environment, Ontario Association of
Architects, Founding member and chair
The Design Exchange, Member
Canadian Environmental Defense Fund, Former Director
The Natural Step Canada, Member of founding steering
Design-Host, ``Humane Village``, ICSID `97 Congress,
TNS Forum, Toronto.
Associate member International Initiative for a Sustainable Built
Environment (iiSBE)
Member: US Green Building Council.
LEED Accredited Professional.


1967 Three Small Rooms, Windsor Arms Hotel, Toronto
DESIGN AWARD Ontario Association of Architects and
Department of Tourism and Information of the Province of

Ontario Department of Economics and Development

Architectural Excellence, Three Small Rooms, Under the
Architectural Excellence Awards Program of the Ontario
Association of Architects

Company Details

Year Established: 1962

Total Sales ($CDN): $100,000 - $200,000

Company Information

Janis Kravis
Title: Manager
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (416) 444-1101
Fax: (416) 444-9630
Email: Click Here


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Architect - Residential - Single Family

Architect - Other (specify)

Architect - Interior Design

Architect - Feasibility Study

Architect - Industrial

Architect - Health Care - Other

Architect - Office Building - Low Rise

Architect - Office Building - High Rise

Architect - Architectural Programming

Architect - Graphics

Environmental Consultant - Consulting

Environmental Consultant - Plant Retrofits(design)

Environmental Consultant - Environmental Services-other

Environmental Consultant - Energy Conservation And Recovery

Environmental Consultant - Air Quality-indoor Air