December 8, 2013
by Canadian Architect
Eleven projects were honoured this year in the 2013 Ontario Concrete Awards.
In the Architectural Merit category, the Victoria Park Bus Terminal Replacement Project by architect of record IBI Group Architects and TTC ECE Design Architects, engineer of record Halsall Associates, and general contractor EllisDon Corporation.
In the Architectural Hardscape category, Lock 8 Skate & BMX Park in Port Colborne by architect of record LANDinc, engineer of record Blackwell Structural Engineers, general contractor Patterned Concrete Ontario Inc., concrete finishing contractor Tri-Con Concrete Finishing Co. Ltd. and material supplier Dufferin Concrete, a division of Holcim (Canada) Inc.
In the mid- to high-rise residential category, ART Condominiums in Toronto by architects of record Oleson Worland Architects and Hariri Pontarini Architects, engineer of record Jablonsky, Ast and Partners, Accel Construction Management Inc. and material suppliers Res Precast Inc. and ML Ready Mix Concrete Inc.
In the Institutional Building category, the University of Windsor Centre for Engineering Innovation by architect of record B+H Architects, engineer of record Halsall Associates, general contractor PCR Contractors Inc., formwork supplier Aluma Systems Inc. and material supplier St Marys CBM.
In the Structural Design Innovation—Cast-in-Place Concrete category, Fairway Road Grand River Bridge in Kitchener/Cambridge by architect of record DTAH Architects Ltd., engineer of record MMM Group Ltd., general contractor Grascan Construction Ltd., bridge construction sub-contractor Torbridge Construction Ltd., formwork supplier Aluma Systems Inc. and material supplier Dufferin Concrete.
In the Structural Design Innovation—Precast Concrete category, Hodder Avenue Underpass in Thunder Bay by engineer of record Hatch Mott MacDonald, general contractor Teranorth Construction and Engineering Ltd. and material supplier Lafarge Canada Inc. The project was carried out for the northwestern region of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
In the Infrastructure category, Halton Zone 3 Interconnecting Watermain in Oakville by engineer of record R.V. Anderson Associates Ltd., general contractor Varcon Construction Corp., and material suppliers Munro Ltd. and Dufferin Concrete.
In the Materials and Constructability category, the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Elementary School Site Improvements in Toronto by architect of record Northwood Associates Landscape Architects Ltd., general contractor Bevcon Construction & Paving Ltd. and material supplier Innocon.
In the Material Development and Innovation—Precast Concrete category, Hodder Avenue Underpass in Thunder Bay by engineer of record Hatch Mott MacDonald, general contractor Teranorth Construction and Engineering Ltd. and material supplier Lafarge Canada Inc. The project was carried out for the northwestern region of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
In the Specialty Concrete Applications category, the Erindale GO parking structure in Mississauga. (Specialty concrete applications) by Kenaidan Contracting Ltd., Aluma Systems Inc., architect of record IBI Group, engineer of record Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. and material supplier Ontario Redimix, a division of Holcim (Canada) Inc.
In the Sustainable Concrete Construction category, the Burlington Performing Arts Centre by architect of record Diamond Schmitt Architects, engineer of record CH2M HILL, general contractor Bird Construction and material supplier Hamilton Ready Mix Ltd.
For more information, please visit http://ontarioconcreteawards.ca/system/publications/documents/18/original/2013_OCA_Winners_Brochure_final_web.pdf
victoria park bus terminal replacement project, winner in the architectural merit category