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March 29, 2018

Wellington Building Rehabilitation
Location: Ottawa, ON Architect: NORR Architects & Engineers Limited (Architect); Heritage Conservation Architect: Architecture EVOQ inc. Date...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: NORR Architects & Engineers Limited (Architect); Heritage Conservation Architect: Architecture EVOQ inc. (formerly FGMDA)
 
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March 29, 2018

UBC Aquatics Centre
Location: Vancouver, BC Architect: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. (MJMA) & Acton Ostry Architects Inc. Date of Completion: 2016...
Image Credit: Ema Peter
Architectural Credit: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. (MJMA) & Acton Ostry Architects Inc.
 
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March 28, 2018

Student Learning Centre, Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, ON Architects: Executive Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects; Design: Snøhetta Date of Completion: 2015 OAA...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: Executive Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects; Design: Snøhetta
 
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March 27, 2018

Remai Modern
Location: Saskatoon, SK Architects: Design: KPMB Architects; Architect of Record: Architecture49 Inc. Date of Completion: 2017 OAA Design...
Image Credit: Adrien Williams
Architectural Credit: Design: KPMB Architects; Architect of Record: Architecture49 Inc.
 
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March 26, 2018

National Arts Centre Rejuvenation
Location: Ottawa, ON Architect: Diamond and Schmitt Architects IncorporatedDate of Completion: 2017 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist...
Image Credit: doubleplace photography
Architectural Credit: Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated
 
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March 23, 2018

Double Duplex
Location: Toronto, ON Architect: Batay-Csorba Architects Completion: 2016 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist Double Duplex is located...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: Batay-Csorba Architects
 
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March 21, 2018

Langara College Science & Technology Building
Location: Vancouver, B.C. Architects: Design and Technical: Teeple Architects Inc. Local/Executive: Proscenium Architecture + Interiors...
Image Credit: Andrew Latreille
Architectural Credit: Design and Technical: Teeple Architects Inc.; Local/Executive: Proscenium
 
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March 19, 2018

House on Ancaster Creek
Location: Ancaster, ON Architect: Williamson Williamson Inc. Date of Completion: 2016 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist An intergenerational...
Image Credit: Ben Rahn/A-Frame Inc.
Architectural Credit: Williamson Williamson Inc.
 
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March 16, 2018

House in Mulmur Hills 3
Location: Mulmur, ON Architect: Ian MacDonald Architect Inc. Date of Completion: 2017 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist This new residence...
Image Credit: Matthew MacKay-Lyons
Architectural Credit: Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.
 
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March 14, 2018

Limelight Bandshell
Location: Toronto, ON Architect: Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect Date of Completion: 2017 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist For a...
Image Credit: Jack Landau
Architectural Credit: Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect
 
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March 08, 2018

Bahá’í Temple of South America
Location: Santiago, Chile Architects: Hariri Pontarini Architects Date of Completion: 2016 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist Near the...
Image Credit: Sebastián Wilson León
Architectural Credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects
 
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March 07, 2018

Alta Chalet
Location: The Town of the Blue Mountains, ON Architect: Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc. Date of Completion: 2015 OAA Design Excellence Awards Finalist...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: Atelier Katelic Buffey Inc.
 
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March 06, 2018

CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge
Location: Toronto, ON Executive Architects: Zeidler Partnership Architects Design Architects: WilkinsonEyre  Date of...
Image Credit: Stefan Palam
Architectural Credit: Zeidler Partnership Architects- Executive Architects, WilkinsonEyre - Design Architect
 
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March 05, 2018

Casey House Renovation and Extension
Location: Toronto, ON Architect: Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA Architects (Heritage Architects) Date of Completion: 2017 OAA Design...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA Architects (Heritage)
 
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December 01, 2017

Spotlight on OAA Awards – Design Excellence Awards
2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Design Excellence Winner River City Phase 1 & 2Location: Toronto, Ontario Architects: Saucier...
Image Credit: Jose Uribe
Architectural Credit: Saucier + Perrotte Architectes / ZAS Architects Inc., in joint venture.
 
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March 31, 2017

Great Plains Recreation Facility (2016)
  Location: Calgary, AlbertaArchitects: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. + MTADate of...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. + MTA
 
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March 29, 2017

Story Pod (2015)
Location: Newmarket, ONArchitects: Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc.Date of Completion: 2015OAA Awards 2017 Design...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc.
 
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March 27, 2017

2015 Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games - BMX Supercross Legacy Track
Location: Toronto, Ontario  Architects: Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc. Date of Completion: 2015 OAA Awards...
Image Credit: Scott Norsworthy
Architectural Credit: Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc.
 
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March 24, 2017

Queen Richmond Centre West at 134 Peter Street (2015)
Location: Toronto, Ontario  Architects: Sweeny &Co. Architects Inc. (formerly Sweeny Sterling Finlayson &Co...
Image Credit: DoubleSpace Photography
Architectural Credit: Sweeny &Co. Architects Inc.
 
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March 23, 2017

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization (2015)
Location: Toronto, Ontario  Architects: Plant Architect Inc. and Perkins+Will Architects in Joint Venture Date...
Image Credit: Steven Evans
Architectural Credit: Plant Architect Inc. and Perkins+Will Architects in Joint Venture
 
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March 22, 2017

Emerald Hills Leisure Centre (2016)
Location: Sherwood Park, AlbertaArchitects: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. + MTADate of Completion: 2016OAA Awards...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. + MTA
 
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March 21, 2017

River City Phase 1 & 2 River City – Phase 1 & 2 (2015)
Location: Toronto, Ontario  Architects: Saucier + Perrotte Architectes / ZAS Architects Inc., in joint venture Date...
Image Credit: Jose Uribe
Architectural Credit: Saucier + Perrotte Architectes / ZAS Architects Inc., in joint venture
 
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March 20, 2017

Boulevard Club West Wing Replacement (2015)
Location: Toronto, Ontario  Architects: Teeple Architects Inc.  Date of Completion: 2015OAA Awards 2017...
Image Credit: Scott Norsworthy
Architectural Credit: Teeple Architects Inc.
 
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