Tag Archives: Manitoba

Sustainable projects sought in Manitoba

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Excellence in Sustainability Awards presented by the Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development.

The program began in 2008 in an effort to highlight the positive impact of design efforts. Individuals, businesses, or organizations in the province can be nominated in several categories.

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5468796 ranks number 1

Winnipeg-based 5468796 architecture firm is this year’s recipient of the Rice Design Alliance (RDA) Spotlight Prize.

This year marks the sixth annual awards program, which honours up-and-coming architects and designers with a monetary prize, as well as an invitation to lecture at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Winners are chosen by a committee of industry experts.

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Prairie projects awarded

This week, the Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba Associations of Architects presented projects with the biennial Prairie Design Awards.

Since its inauguration in 2000, Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit have been handed out to project teams in three categories—Recent Work, Interior Design, and Small Projects.

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Looking at masonry in Manitoba

Although contractors and designers have separate functions in the construction process, it is important that each understand the role of the other to ensure the timely completion of work. This is especially true when industry volumes increase and designs become more complex, as they have in Manitoba in recent years. During the past three years, Manitoba’s masonry industry has experienced a strong demand for its services in both the industrial/commercial sectors and in multi-family dwelling construction.

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