The Cor Van Raay YMCA designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects is now open at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alta. This recreational facility seeks to provide the community with a range of services and amenities, including ones previously unavailable in the region.
Diamond Schmitt Architects has won a Civic Trust Award for the National Arts Centre (NAC) rejuvenation project in Ottawa. Now in its 60th year, the international event is the longest-running built environment awards program in Europe.
McMaster University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology are collaborating at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton to develop—Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing at McMaster University (BEAM)—a project centre focused on the fast-emerging cell therapies field.
More than 100 projects were nominated for the 2016 Wood Design Awards, hosted by WoodWorks B.C., which recognized leadership in advancing wood use in design and building. Design and building professionals gathered to honour the nominees and winners of 13 categories celebrating structural and architectural achievement using wood.
Diamond Schmitt Architects has designed the new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus. The 10,219-m² (110,000-sf) research and teaching facility includes a state-of-the-art facility integrating modern design with institutional objectives for sustainable targets.
Rehabilitation and chronic care facility Bridgepoint Active Healthcare in Toronto won the Civic Trust Award, marking the second time designer Diamond Schmitt Architects has won the award in two years. The United Kingdom awards program recognizes projects from around the world that demonstrate a positive social, cultural, environmental, or economic benefit to a local community.
Ryerson Image Centre and Public Health Ontario’s laboratory, both designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, won awards from CODAworx for combining art with architecture. CODAworx is a global platform to showcase design projects featuring commissioned artwork.