Building Materials Awards for Toronto Firm

Julian Jacobs Architects of Toronto has received the Woodworks’ Wood Design Award 2002 in the residential category for the Pamensky House (see CA Oct., 2002) and its use of a palette of different woods including cherry, mahogany, maple, cedar, parallel strand lumber and zebrawood. The firm’s Ellesmere Community Centre in Toronto won the 2002 Friends of Masonry Design Award from the Metropolitan Industrial and Commercial Masonry Contractors Institute, in the institutional category for its suspension of masonry over glass and expressive use of colour, shape, pattern and scale in masonry in the building’s design.