Canadian Architect


Keyword
Sports Facilities



Award of Excellence: University of British Columbia Aquatic Centre

"This project has an ambitious formal organization that responds in part to the campus quadrangle. From a user point of view, it will be a really interesting space to swim in, with nice relationships both inside and outside."

Award of Excellence: Borden Park Natural Swimming Experience

"This is a very pure and austere project but not unrelentingly so. It is well-controlled and interesting."

Award of Merit: Dalhousie University Fitness Centre

"There is a monumentality achieved by the simplicity of this form, set within a strong linear bar scheme."




Book reviews: June 2014


Fitting In

Significant contributions to the public realm characterize the majority of the projects recognized by Governor General's Medals this year.