Tsontakis Architecture is an architectural firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nick Tsontakis has designed and realized more than three hundred varied projects in Canada, the United States and Europe. His unique approach to Architecture and Interiors has earned him an esteemed reputation in his field. He has won prestigious local, national and international competitions. His work has been published in numerous periodicals such as GQ, The Canadian Architect, The Arizona Republic, Builder/Architect, Ultimate Arizona, Dream Homes of the Southwest, Desert Paradise, Design & Architecture, Estates West, Arizona Foothills, AZ 360, “A” Magazine, Montreal Business Magazine, Les Affaires Quebec, Decor-Mag, Chez-Soi and The Montreal Gazette. His work is also featured on Arizona Home Show Television and local NBC News Channel 12. He is also an invited guest on the KKNT AM 960 House Talk Radio show.
He has been principal of Nick Tsontakis Architects in Montreal since 1981 and is a member of the Order of Architects of Quebec ( OAQ ) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada ( RAIC ). He is also a registered architect in the State of Arizona and Hawaii and a member of the American Institute of Architects ( AIA ). Nick Tsontakis is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards ( NCARB ). He has been principal of Nick Tsontakis Architecture & Interiors in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1996.
Nick Tsontakis attended the McGill University School of Architecture in Montreal where he graduated with Distinction in 1978.
He was employed by the leading Montreal firm of Dimakopoulos and Partners and was involved in design development for all projects in the firm. He participated in three major competitions, notably the Montreal Convention Center, the International Competition for the Communications Tower of Algiers and the Quebec City Provincial Courthouse. The latter two were competition winners.
In 1997, Nick Tsontakis received the Deka Award for Excellence in Design by the Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.