Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has won the 2020 S+T+ARTS (STARTS) Grand Prize for her Design by Decay, Decay by Design project. The yearly competition is held to single out innovative projects at the nexus of science, technology, and the arts that have what it takes to make a significant impact on economic and social innovation.
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.
The Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University, Toronto, won the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition in the institutional category. Designed by ZAS Architects + Interiors, the project chose porcelain tile for its durability, low porosity, and stain-resistant properties.
Québec-based developer Vic&Lambert is a finalist for the 2018 Domus Trophy in the “Condo over $250,000 and under $500,000” category for a project in Saint-Lambert. The building is seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) distributed its annual awards during the 2018 Winter Conference in Chicago. The Technology Awards celebrate society members who have successfully applied innovative building designs incorporating ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and indoor air quality (IAQ) and also serve to communicate innovative first systems design.
Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg has won the annual Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Greenest School in Canada competition. The 7246-m2 (78,000-sf) building acts not just as a school, but also as an open and accessible hub within the community. The school was certified as Platinum under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program in 2016. Earlier this year, it won CaGBC’s Excellence in Green Building for New Construction (NC) award.