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Winners of the 2010 OAA Awards announced


March 21, 2010
by Canadian Architect

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) announced its 2010 award winners who represent the best in Ontario architectural design, innovation, and business.

 

Fifteen new buildings in Fort Erie, Grey Highlands, Mississauga, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ottawa, Toronto, and Walsingham have been honoured. The Lapierre House in St. Catharines and the Queen’s Quay Terminal Building in Toronto both received Landmark Awards as notable examples of the development of architecture in Ontario.

 

The winners are listed below:

 

Design Excellence

 

60 Richmond Street Housing Development

Toronto

Teeple Architects Inc.

 

Centre for Urban Ecology

Toronto

Taylor Hazell Architects Ltd. with Architects Alliance and gh3 inc.

 

Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute

Mississauga

Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Incorporated

 

Gerstein Reading Room, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Toronto

Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated

 

House in Frogs Hollow 

Grey Highlands

WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON INC.

 

House in Grey Highlands 

Grey Highlands

Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.

 

MaRS Centre

Toronto

Adamson Associates Architects

 

North House

Cambridge

RVTR

 

Project Grand Jeté Stage II, The Maitland Street Residence

Toronto

Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. Ar
chitects

 

Regent Park Revitalization Phase One, Dundas /Sackville Apartments – 246 -252 Sackville Street

Toronto

architectsAlliance

 

Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning

Toronto

Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects

Southbrook Vineyards

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated

 

Tallgrass Prairie Pavilion

Walsingham
David J. Agro

The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
Ottawa

Maki and Associates and Moriyama & Teshima Architects in collaboration

 

The New Canadian Plaza at the Peace Bridge

Fort Erie
NORR Limited Architects and Engineers

 

Landmark Award

 

Lapierre House

St. Catharines

James E. Secord and Saul Herzog

 

Queen’s Quay Terminal Building

Toronto

Zeidler Partnership Architects

 

Concepts & Presentations

 

Artifact
Droplet
Honourable Mention
Esmond Lee

House for the Future Chorus
Honourable Mention
Sean Solowski & Steve Culver

 

Concepts/Proposals
Re-Crate
Award of Excellence
Negar Jazbi, Przemek Latoszek & Farzam Mohajer, student team

 

Vacant Lot: Re-Invention of Social Space

Award of Excellence

Marcin L. Sztaba

 

Balance
Honourable Mention
Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc. (Kelly Buffey and Robert Kastelic)

 

Best Emerging Practice

Building Arts Architects Inc.

 

G. Randy Roberts Service Award 

Sheena Sharp

 

Order of da Vinci 

James M. Wight

 

The 2010 Awards were chosen by juries comprised of a number of members of the public whose interests and background represent the Ontario design community. One hundred and eighty-nine submissions were received and reviewed. The juries are as follows:

 

Design Excellence Awards       

Chair:  Larry Richards   Professor & Former Dean, University of Toronto
Matthew Searle:  Director of Marketing, IIDEX NeoCon Canada

Esther Shipman:  Curator, Architecture & Design, Design at Riverside

Gordon Dorrett:  Landscape Architect & President, Forrec

Glen Murray:  President and CEO, Canadian Urban Institute

 

Concepts & Presentations Awards

Chair:  Ivan Martinovic  Principal, Archdesign Group Limited, Architects & Former Owner, Urbanscape Gallery

Barbara Astman:  Camera Artist & Professor, Ontario College of Art & Design

Gareth Brennan:  President & Founder, Eventscape Inc.

Doug Panton:  Illustrator/ Designer & Creative Director at Daigneault & Panton Inc. 

 

Landmark, da Vinci, G.Randy Roberts Award, Best Emerging Practice Awards

Chair:  Yves Gosselin  Project Executive, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Diana Osborne:  Architect, Osborne Architect

Greg Redden:  Partner, Macdonald  Zuberec Ensslen Architects Inc.
Gerrie Doyle:  OAA President & Principal, aipm architects inc.

The awards will be presented as the OAA Celebration of Excellence hosted by OAA President Gerrie Doyle, and Evan Solomon will be the Master of Ceremonies on Friday, May 7, 2010 as part of the OAA Conference to be held in Windsor, Ontario from May 5 – 8, 2010. To purchase tickets, please visit www.oaaconferenceregistration.com beginning March 23, 2010.

The OAA Awards offers the Ontario architectural profession an annual opportunity to present its work to a public and professional audience; it advertises the excellence of both individual award-winners and the profession as a whole; it fosters a greater appreciation of architecture and architects among all levels of society, professional and non-professional.

 

The Ontario Association of Architects is a self-regulating, self-governing profession under the Architects Act. The association governs its members and regulates the practice of architecture in Ontario in order that the public interest may be served and protected.  As part of its regulatory mandate, the Association delivers a wide range of programs and services to its members and the public.

 

For more information, please visit www.oaa.on.ca.

 



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