Earlier this year, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) invited Ontario MPPs to reflect on the province’s unique architectural legacy and nominate their favourite building within their riding. A total of 40 submissions were received representing areas from Windsor and Timmins to Ottawa.
The Xiqu Centre by Revery Architecture and Ronald Lu & Partners, and the Polygon Gallery by Patkau Architects received the ‘Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture – Medal’ by the Architectural Foundation of British Columbia (AFBC). This award recognizes excellence in completed architectural projects led or designed by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) members.
Giovanna Borasi is the new director of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA). Her predecessor Mirko Zardini will step will down at the end of this year after leading the organization for nearly 15 years.
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) are now accepting entries for the 2020 National Urban Design Awards (NUDA).
The Tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park by Studio V Architecture and the Ulsoor Lake project by Arup are the joint winners of the 2019 World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards in the ‘Water and Food’ category.
Neeraj Bhatia, a Canadian architect and urban designer and founder of the Open Workshop, has received the Prix de Rome in Architecture – Professional award from the Canada Council for the Arts. The organization also announced several other architectural awards.