Alberto Pérez-Gómez appointed to the Order of Canada

The McGill Professor Emeritus in Architecture has been appointed at the level of Officer.

Saidye Bronfman Professor Emeritus in Architecture Alberto Pérez-Gómez, from McGill University’s Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture, has been appointed as an Officer to the Order of Canada. He is cited for “his contributions to architectural education as a renowned historical theorist, and for his phenomenological approach in discourse.”
On June 29, 2022, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and 4 promotions within the Order. The new appointees include 1 Companion (C.C.), 13 Officers (O.C.) and 71 Members (C.M.). As well, 3 individuals were promoted from Officer to Companion, and 1 Member was promoted to Officer.
They will be presented with their insignia at future investiture ceremonies, with dates to be determined.

“The Order of Canada celebrates the lives, endeavours and successes of people from coast to coast to coast and from all walks of life,” says Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada. “Those being appointed today come from a variety of sectors, have achieved national and international success, and have shown ingenuity, innovation and generosity. What’s more, they have made a difference in their communities and for Canada with their outstanding dedication and commitment. Congratulations to the new Order of Canada appointees, as well as those celebrating a promotion within the Order.”

The Order of Canada was created in 1967, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, to honour people whose service shapes our society, whose innovations ignite our imaginations, and whose compassion unites our communities.