RAIC | Architecture Canada announces 2011 Firm Award recipient

RAIC | Architecture Canada has announced that it has selected Montgomery Sisam Architects as the recipient of its 2011 Architectural Firm Award.

Founded in 1978, Montgomery Sisam Architects is a mid-sized architectural practice wholly owned by its seven principals and based in Toronto. Working with a highly collaborative approach, the practice provides clients with a full range of services including master planning, architecture, interior design and urban design. The rich diversity of project types and scales include healthcare, infrastructure, educational, recreational and residential projects.

In choosing Montgomery Sisam Architects, the Jury noted it “recognized the service excellence that this Toronto firm has demonstrated, for over 30 years, in every sphere of its practice.”

Montgomery Sisam Architects reflects the multicultural nature of Toronto with over 40 staff from 12 countries. This diverse and talented group is the practice’s greatest resource. The majority of the staff are LEED-accredited professionals reflecting the practice’s commitment to “green” design as part of the fundamental principles of good planning and good architecture. The practice has developed an impressive mentoring program to strengthen skills and workplace culture as well as an innovative volunteer program that supports their special-needs clients. The practice has a reputation for design leadership that is supported by over 45 provincial, national and international design awards.

Montgomery Sisam will be presented with their medal during the Presidents’ Dinner & Awards Gala on Friday, May 27, 2011 at the Festival of Architecture in Vancouver, BC.

The RAIC Architectural Firm Award recognizes the achievements of the firm for its quality of architecture, its service to its clients, its innovations in practice, contributions to architectural education and to professional institutions and associations and public recognition.

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