Canadian Architect


Entries (December 01, 2001)

Special Award: Winter Gardens

A series of temporary installations in a Quebec park explores movements in space and time in a wilderness landscape.

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 Théâtre 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)