The winners of the 2018 OAA Design Excellence Awards Image

The winners of the 2018 OAA Design Excellence Awards

By Newinhomes on Apr 05, 2018

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) just announced the winners of the 2018 Design Excellence Awards!

The OAA Awards recognize the best in Ontario architecture firms, designing all sorts of buildings all around the world, from temples in Chile to residential buildings here at home.

“Every year it is a privilege to honour the very best in Canadian architecture and design,” says John Stephenson, OAA President. “The OAA Awards help to champion and encourage a new standard of excellence every year and 2018 has been no exception. Every project submitted for the awards has showcased how architects continue to help build and strengthen communities around the world and is a testament to the strength of our industry.”

In addition to the 10 Design Excellence winners, the OAA also awarded the Best Emerging Practice Award to Suulin Architects; the G. Randy Roberts Service Award went to Janna S. Levitt; and the Order of da Vinci Award went to John H. Daniels.

The 2018 Design Excellence winners

Bahá’í Temple of South America, Santiago, Chile – Hariri Pontarini Architects

Bahá’í Temple of South America, Santiago, Chile - Hariri Pontarini Architects

Casey House, Toronto, ON – Hariri Pontarini Architects

Casey House, Toronto, ON - Hariri Pontarini Architects

Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre, Vineland, ON – Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc.

Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre, Vineland, ON - Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc.

Double Duplex, Toronto, ON – Batay-Csorba Architects

Double Duplex, Toronto, ON - Batay-Csorba Architects

House on Ancaster Creek, Ancaster, ON – Williamson Williamson Inc.

House on Ancaster Creek, Ancaster, ON - Williamson Williamson Inc.

Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA – KPMB Architects

Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA - KPMB Architects

Limelight Bandshell, North York, ON – Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect

Limelight Bandshell, North York, ON - Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect

McEwen School of Architecture/ École d’architecture McEwen, Sudbury, ON – LGA Architectural Partners Ltd.

McEwen School of Architecture/ École d’architecture McEwen, Sudbury, ON - LGA Architectural Partners Ltd.

Remai Modern, Saskatoon, SK – KPMB Architects (Design Architect) and Architecture49 Inc. (Architect of Record)

Remai Modern, Saskatoon, SK - KPMB Architects (Design Architect) and Architecture49 Inc. (Architect of Record)

Wellington Building Rehabilitation, Ottawa, ON – NORR Architects & Engineers Limited

Wellington Building Rehabilitation, Ottawa, ON - NORR Architects & Engineers Limited

All of these winners will be celebrated at the Celebration of Excellence Ceremony at the 2018 OAA Conference on May 25, 2018. At this time, the winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award, Michael V. & Wanda Plachta Award, and the People’s Choice Award will be announced!

Voting for People’s Choice Award is now open, so vote today!

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