Lembit Andres Tork
EAL (Estonian Architectural Association) authorixed class VII architect, May 2005
Born June 4th 2959, Auckland New Zealand. Family moved to Canada in 1965. Graduated from University of Toronto with Bachelor of Architecture degree in June 1984. Worked 12 years in Canada, the last 5 years as a Senior Architect at NORR Toronto: with 250 workers one of Canada’s largest architectural/engineering firms.
Experienced in designing cinemas, banks, goverment administrative buildings, airports, hotel, courthouses, skyscrapers, offices and educational buildings.
The last three projects in wich Lembit Tork was involved as both NORR architect and interior designer were:
- The National Bank of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates
- The 250million dollar CDN Simcoe Place office tower/ hotel/ entretainment centre in Toronto with architect Carlos Ott
- The 100 employee Ontario Ministry of Agricultural and Food HQ building in Guelph as senior architect with partner-in-charge David Jansen.
In 1996 spent 10 months travelling around the world. In 1997 came back to Estonia. In 1999 established with Vahur Sova and Aita Teigar the office Teigar.Tork.Sova Architects Ltd.
In 2004 established Tork Architects Ltd. The last one emphazises integrated architectural, interior and technological solutions: high quality residences, apartment, office and mixed-use buildings, town and subdivision planning. Lembit won the award of „Best Architectural Interior“ in 2006 for Koger and Parnters head office in the historival Fahle building, Tallinn.
Lembit Tork is married and lives in Tallinn wit Kristi Tork-Sarapuu and their children: Elle-Viive and Kaarel David.
Lembit is fluent in English and Estonian.