Giovanni (John) Diodati is a Senior Associate at EVOQ Architecture. He joined the firm in 1999 as an Associate, establishing a leadership role and developing expertise in materials conservation and traditional building techniques. He is known for the quality and accuracy of his building envelope diagnostics and remediation strategies. Working closely with leading conservators, John has developed an in-depth understanding of technical and management issues related to building restorations and rehabilitations. His award-winning portfolio includes some of the most significant historical buildings in Canada.
A Montrealer and a graduate of McGill University’s School of Architecture, John is actively involved in the architectural and heritage conservation community. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Preservation Technology International (1999-2003, and since 2008) and as Vice-President since 2015.
He has chaired numerous professional committees including the Ordre des Architectes du Québec Professional Development Committee (2006-2008), the RAIC Professional Development Committee (since 2009), the Association for Preservation Technology International Conferences Committee (since 2008), and l’institut de la maçonnerie du Québec’s Technical Committee (2005–2008).
John is an effective communicator, skilled at providing insights into the theory and practice of heritage conservation. He has lectured at the Université de Montréal, Collège de l’immobilier du Québec, and Heritage Montreal.