Canadian Architect


Sector
Community + Recreation

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 Merit: Pierrefonds Public Library

"It has an organic sensibility that relates to its surroundings in a compelling way."

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."



Moriyama RAIC International Prize


Editorial: Moriyama RAIC International Prize Winner Li Xiaodong

Architect Li Xiaodong has won the $100,000 award—one of the largest architectural prizes in the world—for a project that cost a little under twice that amount to construct.