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The OPEN Team

Keith Benjamin
Principal Architect

Keith is an architect with over 30 years of experience across Canada. Prior to founding OPEN Architects, he worked for large firms, including IBI Group, mid- sized firms such as Aiken Wregglesworth, in addition to as a sole practitioner. His experience spans the spectrum of large malls and hotels to schools, government offices and resorts.

Bob Abrahams
Principal Architect

Bob is an architect with over 20 years of experience working in Canada and the United States. Prior to founding OPEN Architects, he worked for large firms, including Cannon, medium sized firms including ZAS as well as a sole practitioner. His experience includes hospitals, schools, multi-residential and recreational projects.

Miguel
Miguel Magaña
Intern Architect

Miguel earned a Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California and and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois. Miguel joined OPEN Architects in 2010, where he has gained professional experience that includes work on some of the firm’s most significant commercial, industrial and residential projects.

Jenis

Jenis Bhimani
Associate

Jenis holds a Bachelor of Architecture from South Gujarat University, and also studied Pathways into Sustainability and Energy at Humber College. In 2013, Jenis joined Open Architects. He has over eight years of international experience. Jenis has an exceptional eye for detail and is very passionate about solving design challenges.

Mila Komar
Interior Designer

Mila received her Design degree from Ryerson School of Interior Design and in 2017 became a registered Interior Designer. Before joining OPEN Architects in 2011, she interned at IBI and Stantec. Mila is a practical designer who listens to clients and communicates effectively. She is also a LEED Certified Green Associate.

April Labine
Girl Friday

After graduating from the Humber College Journalism program, April hit the road for a little adventure before relocating to the U.S., where she remained for over a decade. Accustomed to jobs that require the donning of many hats, April’s experience includes writing, reporting and copy editing for print and online in both Canada and the U.S. She also worked as box office administrator, volunteer coordinator, copywriter and communications and marketing assistant for a successful community theatre. She joined OPEN in 2015 and continues to enjoy a constantly evolving workday.