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The OAA Awards runs on a two-year cycle and includes the Design Excellence Awards, Best Emerging Practice and career achievement awards including the Lifetime Design Achievement and Order of da Vinci categories in even years (2020, 2022 etc.) alternating with the SHIFT Challenge program which occurs in odd years. (2021, 2023 etc.)
The SHIFT Architecture Challenge program highlights the contribution architects and architectural thinking bring to addressing key societal issues. The program runs biennally. Each edition of the program will have a specific theme.
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The annual OAA Awards program was established in 1988 and offers Ontario architects, students and interns an opportunity to showcase their work.