George Kapelos


George Kapelos, OAA, FRAIC, RPP, OPPI, MCIP
Associate Professor, Architectural Science

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

George Thomas Kapelos is an architect, planner and educator. Since 2000, he has taught studio and lecture courses in design, history and theory in the Department of Architectural Science and the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University (Toronto). Prior to his academic appointment, he was engaged in architectural practice and urban planning in the public and private sectors.

His research focuses on the interrelationship between humans and their environments, through critical investigations of architecture, landscape and urbanism in the modern and post-modern periods, and contemporary explorations of design and design pedagogy. Themes of modernity, health and the environment, space and place, and architectural education are explored. In 2014 he received a national award from the RAIC, CSLA and CIP for his teaching in the Collaborative Exercise “An Architecture of Civility”. He is the Chair of the Ultraviolet Radiation Working Group of the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition.

My Sessions

Urban Design and Skin Cancer Prevention

Plenary 2


Environmental Issues in Skin Cancer Prevention Schedule: 15:30 – 15:55 | Incorporating Climate Change in Skin Cancer Prevention Intervention | Kristie L. Ebi 15:55 – 16:00 | Expert comments | Thomas Tenkate 16:00 – 16:25 | Towards a healthy city: the transformative power of urban design| Ken Greenberg 16:25 – 16:30 | Expert comments | George […]