Premier’s Design Awards of Excellence

Winners of the 2009 Premier’s Design Awards of Excellence in Saskatchewan were announced during Design Week, held in the last week of October in Saskatoon. The city welcomed several dynamic guest lecturers during the speaker series, which also included a two-day Building Saskatchewan Green conference. The week wrapped up with the Premier’s Design Awards gala held at one of the award-winning projects, the zu office, which occupies a former warehouse space in downtown Saskatoon.


The seven categories of the Premier’s Design Awards are: Architecture, Community Planning, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Engineering, Graphic Design, and Collaborative – made up of three or more disciplines. This year, no entries were submitted in the Engineering category.


The winners are as follows:




Award of Excellence

Regina Early Learning Centre

LeeAnn Croft, Stantec Architecture Ltd. (Regina)


Award of Merit

450-square-foot condominium, Regina (see September 2009 issue of Canadian Architect)

Bernard Flaman


Award of Merit

172 – 8th Street East, Saskatoon

Gerry Agrey, Kindrachuk Agrey Architecture


Award of Merit

River Landing Pavilion

Derek Kindrachuk, Kindrachuk Agrey Architecture


Award of Merit

Addition and Renovations to the College of Law Building, University of Saskatchewan

Jim Siemens
, Stantec Architecture Ltd. (Saskatoon)


Community Planning


Award of Excellence

Pleasant Hill Village

Melissa Austin & Allan Wallace, City of Saskatoon


Interior Design


Award of Excellence

Mano’s Restaurant

Jackie Hoeppner & Rebecca Stewart, Stantec Architecture Ltd. (Saskatoon)


Award of Merit

Assante Wealth Management, Regency Advisory Corporation

Daniel Reeves, aodbt architecture + interior design


Award of Merit

Suncorp Valuations

Daniel Reeves, aodbt architecture + interior design


Landscape Architecture


Award of Excellence

Market Square

Cam Patterson, Stantec Consulting


Graphic Design


Award of Excellence

Treacherous Book Design

Allan Dowdeswell, Confidant Communications


Award of Merit

Koenig & Associates Christmas Card

Hal Schrenk, Hal Schrenk Graphic Design




Award of Excellence

zu office

Stantec Architecture & Interior Design, Stantec Consulting Mechanical & Electrical in collaboration with Begrand Fast Design Inc.


Award of Merit

Cameco Operations Centre

Kindrachuk Agrey Architecture/Daniels Wingerak Engineering Ltd./PWA Engineering Ltd./Crosby Hanna & Associates/Robb Kullman Engineering Ltd.


Award of Merit

River Landing Streetscape

City of Saskatoon, Land Branch Urban Design Section/Jeanna South/John Penner/Larry Schultz/Brock Dergousoff/Melanie Hartley/Cindy Painchaud/Genevieve Russell


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