Dean, Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology
Luigi Ferrara, Dean, Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology, arrived at the college in 2002, and has since broadened the programs within the Faculty of Design more than threefold. Under Ferrara’s guidance the Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology was ranked as one of the top 60 design schools in North America, according to Business Week magazine and its Institute Without Boundaries was ranked as one of the top four Urban Design programs in the world by Azure magazine.
Despite the demands of his role, Luigi continues to take on two professional design projects every year, and lends his expertise to almost a dozen boards and associations, while showcasing his talent and knowledge through his exhibitions, publications and speaking engagements. Luigi holds a BA in architecture from the University of Toronto, is a senator of the International Council of the Societies of Industrial Design and a registered architect with seal.