After a month of anticipation following the announcement of the 2016 OAA Awards Design Excellence finalists
, the Ontario Association of Architects is pleased to announce the ten 2016 OAA Award winning projects for Design Excellence, as well as the 2016 winners in the following categories: Best Emerging Practice, Concept, Landmark Designation, G. Randy Roberts Service Award, Honour Roll, Lifetime Design Achievement Award, and Order of da Vinci.
Congratulations to all the winners!
The final three awards, the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Design Excellence in Architecture, the Michael V. and Wanda Plachta Award, and People’s Choice Award will be announced at the Celebration of Excellence
on May 13, part of the OAA Conference 2016
being held in Toronto.
And don’t forget, voting for the People’s Choice Award opens April 5 on the OAA’s website! Be the judge and vote for your favourite OAA Design Excellence winner! Design ExcellenceRecognizing the innovative skills of Ontario architects in creating spaces, buildings and communities that respect and enhance the environment and enrich human activity. Click on the links to learn more about these projects!
Aga Khan Museum
Toronto, ONMoriyama & Teshima Architects
in association with Maki and AssociatesPhoto Credit: Gary OtteCommonwealth Community Recreation Centre
Edmonton, ABMacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd.
and HIP Architects
in joint venturePhoto Credit: Tom Arban Go Home Bay Cabin
Georgian Bay Township, ONIan MacDonald Architect Inc. Photo Credit: Tom ArbanHarbord Towns
Toronto, ONSuperkül Inc. Photo Credit: Ben Rahn/A-Frame StudioPrince Arthur's Landing, Thunder Bay Waterfront
Thunder Bay, ONBrook McIlroy Inc.Richard Ivey Building, Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University
London, ONHariri Pontarini ArchitectsPhoto Credit: Ben Rahn / A-FrameRobert H. Lee Alumni Centre, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BCKPMB Architects
& HCMA Architecture + Design
in joint venturePhoto Credit: Nic LehouxSkygarden House
Toronto, ONDubbledam Architecture + DesignPhoto Credit: Shai GilToronto Public Library Scarborough Civic Centre Branch
Toronto, ONLGA Architectural Partners Ltd.
and Phillip H. Carter, Architect
in joint venturePhoto Credit: Ben Rahn / A-FrameConcepts Recognizing clarity and uniqueness of expression of an architectural idea as well as promoting the involvement of individuals in the areas of design presentation, art and other design related endeavors.
Dominique Cheng, OAAShoreline Commemorative
Paul Raff Studio Incorporated ArchitectLandmark Designation Recognizing buildings that demonstrate architecture’s beauty, endurance and lasting contribution to community and society. These buildings must be located in Ontario and built 25 years ago or more.
299 Queen Street West
Burke, Horwood and White (Original Building, 1913)
Quadrangle Architects (Renovation)St. Mary's Ukranian Catholic Church
John Stefura and Carl Skerl, Townend Stefura Baleshta and Pfister ArchitectsBest Emerging PracticeRecognizing the contribution of young firms that have been in practice for five years or less and that demonstrate a clear vision, well-articulated goals and proven effective strategies that provide a competitive advantage.
Denegri Bessai Studio
G. Randy Roberts Service AwardRecognizing members of the OAA for extraordinary service to the membersJohn C. CookLifetime Design Achievement AwardHonouring members for career-long contribution to Architectural Design Excellence.George P. Baird Order of da VinciPresented to persons who have made a significant and meaningful contribution to the profession of architectureWilliam N. GreerHonour RollRecognizing prominent members of the architectural profession who are now deceased.Douglas Cumming Johnson