Bruno Basilio Freschi

Bruno Freschi was the chief architect and planner of the 1986 Vancouver Exposition site.

Bruno Freschi was born in Trail April 18, 1937. He graduated from J. Lloyd Crowe Secondary School. As a UBC graduating student, he received Canada's top architecture award ($2500 traveling scholarship). He studied in London with the Architectural Association before joining Massey-Erikson in 1964. He founded Bruno Freschi Architects in 1970 in Vancouver, BC.

Projects completed at his firm include Georgia Place, Whistler Village and MacMillian Bloedel's Research Centre. At the same time as Expo 86 was being planned, Bruno also designed an Ismaili Temple in Burnaby which was the first Muslim Prayer House in North America.