November 16, 2004
by Canadian Architect
In a ceremony held in the Council Chamber of the Mississauga Civic Centre on November 15, 2004, Awards of Excellence were presented to:
Malton Community Centre: The City of Mississauga, Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated, Moffet & Duncan Architects Inc. and Fleisher Ridout Partnership Inc. Landscape Architects
St. Lawrence Park: The City of Mississauga and John George Associates, Landscape Architects
The Regatta, Port Credit Village: Fram Building Group/Slokker Canada, Giannone Associates Architects Inc. and Baker Turner Inc. Landscape Architects
Erindale Hall Student Residence, Phase VII: University of Toronto at Mississauga, Baird Sampson Neuert Architects and Janet Rosenberg & Associates Landscape Architects
No. 1 City Centre: Daniels Elm Corporation, Northgrave Architect Inc., JBM Landscape Architects Ltd. and Land Art Design
An Award of Merit for Innovation was presented to:
Live/Work Units, Port Credit Village: Fram Building Group/Slokker Canada, Giannone Associates Architects Inc., Baker Turner Inc. Landscape Architects
"The jury was impressed by the number and quality of the many outstanding submissions to this year’s competition," said Councillor Eve Adams, Ward 5 and jury member. "The winners selected this year not only demonstrate outstanding building design, but also show the power buildings have to transform an area, add to a neighbourhood’s character and become identifiable as part of the community."
Planning and Building Commissioner Ed Sajecki, who also was a jury member in the selection process, added, "With this event, we acknowledge the tremendous effort the design and building industry makes to meeting the City’s standards for urban design excellence and their role in making Mississauga a vibrant city."
Other jury members included Karen Hammond, lecturer and design officer, University of Waterloo School of Planning, and Anne McIlroy, principal and architect, Brook McIlroy Inc.
The annual competition is open to architects, designers, planners, landscape architects, engineers, developers, owners, contractors and the general public. A wide variety of project types are eligible, including residential, commercial, industrial, mixed-use, streetscapes, public utilities, recreational and projects which adapt or preserve existing structures. For more information, please visit www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/urbandesign.