Hitesh Doshi

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Professor Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Department of Architectural Science Toronto, Ontario hdoshi@torontomu.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 556502

Bio/Research

Hitesh has been a Professor in the Department of Architectural Science since 1994, focusing on working with students interested in the art and craft of making buildings that perform. He has also been a practicing Professional Engineer in Ontario in the area of Building Science, since the mid 1980...

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Bio/Research

Hitesh has been a Professor in the Department of Architectural Science since 1994, focusing on working with students interested in the art and craft of making buildings that perform. He has also been a practicing Professional Engineer in Ontario in the area of Building Science, since the mid 1980’s with several years in a large firm, and recently on his own undertaking specialized work. In the industry, Hitesh is renowned for his work on roofs and since 2005 he has been recognized for his work on green roofs. This work has allowed the City of Toronto to win the FCM-CH2MHill award in 2007, and create a welcoming environment for sustainability including the green roof by-law. Hitesh’s teaching at the university has focused on structures, building materials, and building performance. Hitesh has also been recognized for his efforts with awards from the Engineering Faculty and the ACSA.

Hitesh’s scholarly emphasis intersects areas such as climate change impacts, visualization, value engineering and policy making research as they apply to wall, windows and roofs. He is working on characterizing buildings for use in GIS analysis, green roof construction standards, construction performance guidelines, control of water flow over vertical building surfaces and impact of air pollution on durability of building envelope systems.


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