Six Canadian projects win WAFX Awards

The World Architecture Festival has announced the winners of the WAFX Awards. Six Canadian designs have been selected among the 20 projects, which embrace cutting-edge approaches to address world issues.

“Big challenges require big commitment and fresh thinking. These future projects show that architects across the world are responding to complex problems in imaginative ways — with the bonus of some design delight,” said Paul Finch, Programme Director of WAF.

The projects include:

Muscowpetung Powwow Arbour
Oxbow Architecture Inc. & Richard Kroeker
WAF Future Project: Culture

Prototype (M5)
Henriquez Partners Architects
WAF Future Project: Residential

Downsview Framework Plan
Design Team: Henning Larsen (Urban Design); KPMB Architects (Architecture); SLA Architects (Landscape); Urban Strategies (Planning)
WAF Future Project: Masterplanning

Limberlost Place
Moriayama & Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects’
WAF Future Project: Education

Toronto’s Indigenous Hub
Stantec Architecture/BDP Quadrangle with Two Row Architect
WAF Future Project: Masterplanning

Mukwa Waakaa’igan Indigenous Centre for Cultural Excellence
Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Smoke Architecture
WAF Future Project: Education