Canadian architects honoured with awards for accessible sports and leisure facilities

Four Canadian projects were recently recognized in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) / International Paralympic Committee (IPC) / International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) Architectural Prizes 2013. These awards recognize the world’s best accessible sports and leisure facilities.

The Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre in Edmonton by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in joint venture with HIP Architects won a Silver Award.

Hughes Condon Marler Architects’ Hillcrest Centre in Vancouver won a Bronze Award.

Receiving Awards of Distinction were Hughes Condon Marler Architects’ West Vancouver Community Centre, along with B+H Architects’ Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ontario.

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