Irene Gardpoit and Eiri Ota of UUfie, Toronto, are the recipients of the 2019 Emerging Voices awards. They were honoured by the Architectural League of New York along with seven other architectural practices from across North America.
A heritage building in Toronto’s financial district will be revitalized as an office environment. Designed by prominent Canadian architect Henry Sproatt, the building was originally the Canada Permanent Trust Building.
Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneaux architects has won the Grands Prix Du Design award for the best project. The Conversion du Planétarium Dow de l’ÉTS project involved the rehabilitation of an iconic building discerning luminosity and coherent volumes.
Four teams have been shortlisted for the 2020 Venice Biennale in architecture. The Canadian Council for the Arts is also doubling its previous investment to enhance the international profile of Canada’s representation. It is making a contribution of $500,000 toward the 2020 exhibition and acting as commissioner.
Earlier this month, construction was completed on Rigaud City Hall, a new civic administration facility for a small Québec community. Designed by Affleck de la Riva Architects, the urban redevelopment project proposes the reorganization of a section of the historic village centre and the city hall building.