July 20, 2014
by Canadian Architect
The Canada Council administers a program that provides grants to architecture professionals to advance public conversation about contemporary Canadian architecture. This year, the following nine projects were selected from 44 submitted.
Henriquez Partners Architects received $18,300 for the publication Citizen City, exploring the potential partnerships between architects, developers, non-profits and government. The book is to be published by Simply Read Books/Blue Imprint.
Formline Architecture and Urbanism received $20,000 to prepare the contents of a book and exhibition at the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre, on the architecture of Alfred Waugh and the place of indigenous worldviews in contemporary Canadian architecture.
Carley Friesen received $10,000 to curate the fourth annual Winnipeg Design Festival, an event regrouping some 20 different events and involving over 100 designers.
Susan Algie received $15,000 for a book and exhibit on Green Blankstein Russel (GBR) Architects, with the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.
George Kapelos received $20,000 to prepare the contents of an exhibition on the 1958 Toronto City Hall competition and its impact on Canadian architectural culture, for the Paul H. Cocker Gallery in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University.
Raja Moussaoui received $20,000 to produce video documentaries on Centre Village by 5468796 Architecture, Oppenheimer Park Community Activity House by office of mcfarlane biggar architects + designers, and Regent Park Aquatic Centre by MJM Architects, for the online platform in-context.
Shim-Sutcliffe Architects received $18,300 for a book of essays and visual exploration on the core discipline of architecture and the firm’s work, to be published by Birkhäuser Verlag.
Howard Schubert received $12,200 for an architectural history of skating rinks and hockey arenas, to be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Martin Houle received $16,200 for a graphical and technological update of the architecture news website kollectif.net.