Announcing the 2021 Canadian Architect Award Winners
Of the 213 professional and student submissions received for this year’s awards program, the jury selected 5 projects for Awards of Excellence, 6 projects for Awards of Merit, and 2 projects for Student Awards of Excellence.
Canadian Architect has announced the winners of its 2021 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence. Now in their 54th year, the awards are the highest recognition for excellence in the design stage in the Canadian architectural sector. By focusing on commissioned but not yet completed projects along with exceptional student work and architectural photography, the program recognizes design ambition and supports an overall culture of design excellence.
Of the 213 professional and student submissions received for this year’s awards program, the jury selected 5 projects for Awards of Excellence, 6 projects for Awards of Merit, and 2 projects for Student Awards of Excellence. They also selected a single winner of a Canadian Architect Photo Award of Excellence, and two images to receive Photo Awards of Merit.
The winners are:
- A Resilient Duplex for Fort Severn First Nation, Two Row Architect with KPMB Architects
- Durham Modular Supportive Housing, Montgomery Sisam Architects
- The Butterfly and FBC (First Baptist Church complex), Revery Architecture
- UBC Gateway, Perkins&Will | Schmidt Hammer Lassen
- Western North York Community Centre, MJMA Architecture & Design
- Cunard Street Live/Work/Grow, FBM architecture • interior design • planning
- École Val-Martin, Chevalier Morales
- FARM, Modern Office of Design + Architecture
- Markham, Ja Architecture
- New Academic Building at Woodsworth College, Kongats Architects
- The Panda Pavilions, Atelier Ping Jiang / EID Arch
- Toronto Paramedic Services Multifunction Paramedic Station, Diamond Schmitt Architects in association with gh3*
Student Awards of Excellence
Photo Award of Excellence
- Public Safety Building: Permanently Closed, Jacqueline Young | Stationpoint Photographic
- Tiny House: The Teenager Edition, Cindy Blažević
The jury comprised architects Anne Carrier (Anne Carrier architecte, Lévis, Quebec), Carol Phillips (Moriyama & Teshima Architect, Toronto), and Alfred Waugh (Formline Architecture, Vancouver, BC), as well as photo juror James Brittain.
Full jury comments can be viewed here. The winners are published in the December issue of Canadian Architect, available in print and online.