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September 01, 2015

MWW – Minden Wild Water Preserve
Set among the lush forests of the Kawarthas, near the township of Minden, Ontario, the Minden Wild Water Preserve is an engineered slalom course...
Image Credit: Sketch of Athlete Entry by Alexis Schneider
Architectural Credit: Toronto 2015 Organizing Committee
-Alexis Schneider, Overlay Site Manager TO2015
 
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August 21, 2015

Athletes Village – Block by Block
In our last post on the Athletes Village, or Canary District as it is now known, we talked about how the DundeeKilmer Integrated Design...
Image Credit: DundeeKilmer Integrated Design Team consisting of architectsAlliance, KPMB Architects, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects and Daoust Lestage inc.
Architectural Credit: DundeeKilmer Integrated Design Team consisting of architectsAlliance, KPMB Architects, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects and Daoust Lestage inc.
 
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August 20, 2015

Athletes Village
After 37 days of incredible athletic and cultural performances, the Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games have come to an end. The banners that...
Image Credit: DundeeKilmer integrated design team consisting of architectsAliance, KPMB Architects, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects and Daoust Lestage inc.
Architectural Credit: DundeeKilmer integrated design team consisting of architectsAliance, KPMB Architects, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects and Daoust Lestage inc.
 
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August 14, 2015

MIS – Mississauga Sports Centre
Not every venue for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games was a new build. Many competitions were held across the region in existing...
Image Credit: Richard Johnson Photography
Architectural Credit: Parkin Architects in Joint Venture with Zawadzki Armin Stevens Architects
-Parkin Architects
 
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August 10, 2015

United We Play: How Architects Helped Make the Games Accessible to All
"We are in the midst of an exciting time for accessibility in Ontario, and we are thrilled that we can be a part of the societal shift that...
Image Credit: Bob Gundu
Architectural Credit: NORR Architects and Engineers (Project Architect)
-Quadrangle Architects
 
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July 29, 2015

“As a Toronto-based design firm, we welcome opportunities to give back to the city we love with our creativity.”
-Edmund Li, Lead Designer and Associate at Reich+Petch
 
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July 27, 2015

OCZ – Ontario’s Celebration Zone
While the competition venues for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games might receive the most attention, there are also numerous...
Image Credit: courtesy of Hariri Pontarini Architects
Architectural Credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects
-Hariri Pontarini Architects
 
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July 24, 2015

Panamaze
Temporality plays a leading role in the design of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. While international multi-sport events are...
Image Credit: Denegri Bessai Studio
Architectural Credit: Denegri Bessai Studio
-Denegri Bessai Studio
 
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July 21, 2015

MIV – Cisco Milton Pan Am / Parapan Am Velodrome
A key challenge shared among many Pan Am venues – indeed among many large scale facilities built for multisport games - is ensuring a...
Image Credit: City of Milton
Architectural Credit: Cannon Design (Architect of Record), FaulknerBrowns (Concept Design Architect), B+H Architects (Master Planning and PDC Consultant)
 
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July 17, 2015

An Uplifting "Diving" Experience - Designing the PAC Dive Tower
By: Kris Vassilev, OAAAs part of NORR's team I had the opportunity and the privilege to develop the final design of the Dive Tower at the Pan...
Image Credit: Kris Vassilev
Architectural Credit: NORR Limited Architects and Engineers (Project Architect)
-Kris Vassilev, OAA
 
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July 15, 2015

Designing PAC - NORR Architects and Engineers
Hosting a wide diversity of events, from sitting volleyball to modern pentathlon, the CIBC Pan Am/ Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House...
Image Credit: NORR Architects and Engineers
Architectural Credit: NORR Architects and Engineers (Project Architect)
-NORR Architects and Engineers
 
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July 14, 2015

CIBC PAN AM AQUATICS CENTRE
Image Credit: Shi Gill
Architectural Credit: NORR Limited Architects Engineers Planners
 
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