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In Memoriam - Mazen Alkhaddam

OAA Member and Councillor

In Loving Memory 
May 13, 1960 - July 9, 2019 
It is with our saddest regret we announce the death of Mazen Alkhaddam on July 9, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. 
The funeral will be held on Friday July 12, 2019 at S. K. KANE Funeral Home located at 6150 Yonge St, Toronto, ON, M2M 3W9, and will be as follow: 
Memorial Gathering from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm 
Burial will follow at Elgin Mills Cemetery, located at 1591 Elgin Mills Rd East, Richmond Hill, ON, L4S 1M9. 
The family will receive your condolences at the family home on July 14, 15 & 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. For anyone wishing to attend they can reach Alex at 416-876-2806 to arrange the date and time.
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OAA News Bulletin July 17 - 30, 2019 excerpt

In Memoriam - Mazen Alkhaddam

Mazen Alkhaddam, an architect and OAA Councillor, passed away on Tuesday, July 9. He was a valued member of OAA Council, sharing his insight and friendship on the Practice and Complaints Committees, the Experience Requirements Committee (ERC), Sub-Committee on Building Codes & Regulation (SCOBCAR) and numerous other groups.

Mazen held a master's degree in architecture from the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning in Bucharest, Romania, and has worked in both Syria and the United Arab Emirates. In addition to his work with the OAA, he held membership with the Ontario Building Code Commission and had experience spanning the spectrum of architecture and construction, from design concept to occupancy.

Mazen would frequently state that his professional passions were accessibility and sustainability. He taught students about the Ontario Building Code and project management at George Brown College in Toronto.

"Mazen always demonstrated his strong commitment to the profession," says OAA Executive Director Kristi Doyle. "He was proud to be an architect and understood the importance of self regulation. He always greeted you with a smile and a kind word."

Mazen will be missed by his colleagues on Council, as well as the OAA staff members who had the opportunity to work with him.

The Association extends its deepest condolences to his family and friends.