Roberto Chiotti, OAA, FRAIC, APT, CAHP

Principal, Larkin Architect Limited

Roberto Chiotti is a Toronto architect and founding partner of Larkin Architect Limited, an award-winning firm specializing in the design of Sacred Space. In 2013, he was invested into the RAIC College of Fellows and is a member of the Association of Preservation Technologists (APT) and Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP). Having completed over 100 building projects for parishes in Southern Ontario, Roberto has developed significant expertise in heritage restoration/rehabilitation, liturgical design, facilitating the design process for sacred space, giving expression to theological imperatives within architectural form, and the integration of sustainable design principles for sacred space. These strategies assist in ensuring the long-term legacy and ongoing viability of our religious architectural heritage. His firm’s recently completed renovation work at the Church of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph has elevated this historic national monument to Basilica status and has attracted both national and provincial heritage awards.