Elizabeth De Jong
I grew up
St. Catherines, Ontario.
Currently completing my co-op term during my Bachelor of Architectural Science from Ryerson University – Toronto, Canada.
I admire the approach to detailing and focus on creating strong tectonics throughout the design process.
Go to unit of measurement
Earliest architectural memory
I remember attending daycare in a gothic revival church, and seeing sun shining through the stained glass windows.
Architects that I most admire
Antoni Gaudi, Luis Barragan and Thomas Heatherwick.
Materials that excite me
Preferred era in architecture
1960s modernism, victorian, art nouveau.
Last book I read
Phantom of the Opera.
On my playlist
Anything Fleetwood Mac, The Doors, or Patti Smith.
Ball point or felt tip
When I’m not at work you can find me
Painting, doing yoga, or watching horror movies.
A space that has affected me
The ballet school in the film Suspiria (1877).