The winners are:
Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) - architectsAlliance & Behnisch Architekten
Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre (Osoyoos, BC) - Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden Architects
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India) - Le Groupe Arcop
Canada’s National Ballet School Project Grand Jeté (Toronto, ON) - Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects & Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. Architects, Architects in Joint Venture
ROAR_one (Vancouver, BC) - Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture Inc. and Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden Architects, Associated Architects
House at 4a Wychwood Park (Toronto, Ontario) - Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.
New Canadian War Museum (Ottawa, ON) - Moriyama & Teshima Architects, Griffiths Rankin Cook Architects: Architects in Joint Venture
Gleneagles Community Centre (West Vancouver, BC) - Patkau Architects
Winnipeg Centennial Library Addition (Winnipeg, MB) - Patkau / LM Architectural Group
Communication, Culture and Technology Building, University of Toronto (Mississauga, ON) - Saucier + Perrotte architects
Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church (Scarborough, ON) - Teeple Architects Inc.
Trent Chemical Sciences Building (Peterborough, ON) - Teeple Architects Inc. and associate architects Shore Tilbe & Irwin
The diversity in appeal of groundbreaking design was noted by RAIC President Kiyoshi Matsuzaki, he said: “It is very encouraging to note that our educational, cultural and community institutions have embraced inspirational contemporary Canadian architecture.
“This year’s winners include buildings for higher education, community and cultural centres, a church and a museum as well as two residences. The award-winning projects are indeed world-class and demonstrate that, as architects, we Canadians can create buildings that are second to none.”
The medals will be presented by Her Excellency at 6pm on October 16 at Rideau Hall.
Niki May Young