University of Waterloo, Master of Architecture, 2012

University of Science and Technology (Tehran), Bachelor of Architecture, 2008

Professional Affiliations

Member: Ontario Association of Architects

Major Projects

Humber Meadows Long-Term Care Home
Runnymede Long Term Care
Seaton House Long Term Care

Amica Swan Lake
Sienna Senior Living - Island Park Retirement Residence

Lida Arbabi

M.Arch., OAA


Lida joined Montgomery Sisam in 2018 experienced in all phases of project development for various project types, including retail, residential and mixed-use development. She is also well versed in coordination, project management and different municipal approvals processes. Lida was named an associate in 2023.

Lida is a highly motivated individual with strong coordination and facilitation skills. Her work at Montgomery Sisam is largely concentrated in the seniors’ living sector, producing construction design documents and performing contract administration for a series of complex expansion and renovation projects, including Amica Swan Lake and Sienna Island Park. She is committed to developing highly integrated design and delivery processes and works diligently to establish standards that support this. This approach allows her teams to focus on generating quality, comprehensive solutions to project specific challenges.

Lida is inspired by architecture that is rooted in contextual, responsible and meaningful design solutions.