Jill Taylor

Jill Taylor

Jill Taylor co-founded Taylor Hazell Architects with Charles Hazell in 1992.

Jill’s work as a team leader is built on 30 years experience in the heritage field, as a courthouse designer and in planning and policy development. She is a skilled facilitator and a dedicated liaison for THA clients. In addition to her work as a project principal and project architect for large institutional sites, she is an expert in facility planning and programming. She is a highly regarded member of the heritage conservation field, with an expertise in adaptive reuse, masonry conservation and decorative interiors.

Jill’s academic background is in English literature and art and architectural history. She is an avid amateur musician.

Jill believes that the future of our land, water, cities and towns depends on urgent action now to sustain the valued natural and built environment. She devotes much of her spare time to activism raising awareness of this.

Jill is an active principal, lectures regularly, and is a volunteer member to many important heritage and environmental causes. She has been awarded a Fellowship in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC), is a past Chair of the Conservation Review Board of Ontario, and is past-President of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals. Jill is a LEED certified professional with a license in Ontario.


• 254-264 Adelaide St E.
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
• City of Toronto Official Plan
• Cultural Heritage Evaluations
Dundurn Castle and Conference Centre
Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre
• Guelph Correctional Center
Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology
Humber College Lakeshore
King Spadina HCD Study
• Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
• London Courthouse
• Metrolinx Cultural Heritage Protocol
• Metrolinx VOR
Osgoode Hall
Province House
• St. Lawrence Market North Design Competition
• St. Thomas Courthouse
• Toronto Courts Planning
• Union Station