Canadian projects recognized in the 2015 Architizer A+ Awards

Now in its third year, the Architizer A+Awards are the definitive global architectural award program with 90+ categories and over 300 judges. It represents an opportunity to be recognized amongst the best in the profession.

Over the last two years, with their partners the WSJ Magazine and The Webbys — they created the biggest award program for architecture in the world. Their global audience exceeded 100 million viewers and included over 200,000 public votes.

The A+ Awards consist of three categories. The Typology categories celebrate traditional building types, while the Plus categories recognize the link between global issues and the structures that society builds. Finally, the Product categories acknowledge that symbiosis between products and building.

Several Canadian projects were recognized:

In the Health Care & Wellness subcategory, Grotto Sauna by Partisans was the Popular Choice Winner.

In the Pavilions subcategory, Vermilion Sands by Matthew Soules Architecture was also a Popular Choice winner. The project also received a special mention in the Pop-Ups+Temporary subcategory. It was also a finalist in the Architecture+Materials subcategory.

In the Architecture+Engineering subcategory, Glacier Skywalk by Sturgess Architecture was a Popular Choice and Jury winner.

In the Cultural subcategory, the Monte Clark Gallery by D’Arcy Jones Architecture was a finalist.

In the Transportation subcategory, Fort McMurray International Airport by Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects (OMB) was a finalist.

In the Architecture+Self Initiated Projects subcategory, MODERNest House 3 by MODERNest was a finalist.

In the Materials—Stone+Concrete subcategory, Kneider Architects was the Popular Choice winner.

In the Low-Rise Multi-unit Housing subcategory, youCUBE by 5468796 Architecture received a special mention.

In the Large Private House subcategory, Russett Residence by Splyce Design received a special mention.

In the Architecture+Urban Transformation subcategory, Regent Park Aquatic Centre by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects received a special mention.

In the Architecture+Art subcategory, Lenticular Curtain by PLANT Architect received a special mention.

In the Religious Buildings & Memorials subcategory, Chanelled Buried Moved Lost by PLANT Architect received a special mention.

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