Our studio is founded on the desire to produce good work, test creative ideas and build buildings we are proud of. We believe that we can instigate positive change and transformation by bringing design to areas where it is often ignored, and we look for opportunities in every project to re-examine conventional solutions. Each project, regardless of programme, budget, or scope, is approached...
Studio JCI provides creative solutions to design challenges, adding value throughout the building process to create elevated architecture. Their work is a culmination of intensive study, from aesthetic concept and market feasibility through to functional programming and building performance.
Architects and studio founders, Jaegap and Sue Jean Chung provide thoughtful solutions to their clients’ needs. Their innovative, multidisciplinary practice allows for a process-oriented approach to design and project execution. They use location as a catalyst to explore regional identity and vernacular technique to create contextually sensitive work. Founded in 2007, Studio JCI has a portfolio of single family, multi-unit residential, public, commercial, and healthcare projects with additional, extensive feasibility study experience. As knowledgeable guides, the firm supports their clients through the regulatory and planning process and understands the market forces that affect their investment return.
In 2019, Studio JCI was awarded an Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) award for their Multi-Tach: Addressing Housing Infrastructure proposal. Acknowledging the need for more affordable housing, they created a model to provide resource and accommodation sharing, bringing multi-generational needs into the plan.
The firm is committed to finding solutions to address our cities’ most significant design challenges while finding opportunities in undervalued spaces.