Canadian Architect


Award of Merit: Bird Studies Canada Headquarters and National Research Centre

A courtyard arrangement creates a clearly defined compound and frames a view of the World Biosphere Reserve on Lake Erie.

Award of Excellence: Reconstruction du Thtre Espace Libre

An inventive renovation to a fire station provides an expressive and efficiently-organized home for two resident theatre companies.

Award of Excellence: Staehling Residence

A modest retirement home embodies the multitude of forces that shape its production.

The Winners; Awards of Excellence 2001

Once again, the jury notes the absence of radical practice in Canada, but their comments suggest that this isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Award of Merit: 51 Division

A historic gas purification plant is incorporated in this sophisticated reinterpretation of the police station type.

Award of Excellence: New College Residence, University of Toronto

Two "hanging gardens" provide an urban student residence with a significant outdoor amenity and opportunities for communal interaction.

Award of Excellence: Modern on the Park

A condominium looking onto a bucolic park setting adopts a direct, no-nonsense approach to its remarkable site.

Viewpoint (December 01, 2001)

Student Award of Excellence: Residing in Spaces of Passage

A residual urban space is reclaimed for a dynamic residence intensively integrated into its milieu.

Student Award of Excellence: A Strategy for Design with Intention to Improvise During Construction

An exploration of the possibilities of improvisation during construction informs this ambitious and provocative thesis.