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03.07.18 – Projects by Daniels faculty & alumni shortlisted for OAA Awards

Congratulations to Daniels faculty and alumni whose firms have been listed among the finalists for the OAA Design Excellence Awards. A total of 20 projects were shortlisted for the awards.

“The 2018 finalists have set a new standard for excellence in architecture and represent a dynamic range of bold and cutting-edge thinking that architects in our province are fast becoming renowned for. The projects demonstrate exciting new approaches to functionality that enhance the lives of Ontarians, Canadians and global citizens,” said OAA President, John Stephenson. “Once again, I’m pleased that through the OAA Awards we can celebrate the world-class design and vision of architects based in Ontario that are creating and inspiring powerful contributions for our future.”

The finalists were selected from 111 submissions based on the following criteria: creativity, context, sustainability, good design/good business and legacy. Over the month of March, each finalist will be featured on the OAA blOAAg.

Below is a list of the shortlisted projects by faculty and alumni firms. (Listed in same order as the photos in the gallery above.)

Bahá’í Temple of South America
Santiago, Chile
By Hariri Pontarini Architects, the firm of David Pontarini (Barch 1983) and Siamak Hariri

House on Ancaster Creek
Ancaster, ON
By Williamson Williamson Inc., the firm of Associate Professor Shane Williamson, director of the Faculty's Master of Architecture program, and Betsy Williamson

Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre
Vineland, ON
By Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc., the firm of Professor Emeritus George Baird and Professor Barry Sampson

Alta Chalet
Town of the Blue Mountains, ON
By Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc., the firm of Kelly Buffy (MArch 2007) and Robert Kastelic

Casey House
Toronto, ON
By Hariri Pontarini Architects

Environmental Science and Chemistry Building, University of Toronto, Scarborough
Scarborough, ON
By Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated, the firm of Donald Schmitt (Barch 1977) and A. J. Diamond

National Arts Centre Rejuvenation
Ottawa, ON
Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated

Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
By KPMB Architects, the firm of Bruce Kuwabara (Barch 1972), Shirley Blumberg (Barch 1975), and Marianne McKenna

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, USA
By KPMB Architects

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

McEwen School of Architecture/ École d’architecture McEwen
Sudbury, ON
By LGA Architectural Partners Ltd., the firm of Janna Levitt (BArch 1986) and Dean Goodman (BArch 1983)

Visit the OAA website for a complete list of the shortlisted projects.