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Governor General’s Medals in Architecture presented

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Governor General’s Medals in Architecture presented

TORONTO — The recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture for outstanding buildings across Canada were recently announced by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts.

The biennial awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects, states a release issued by RAIC.

The 12 winning projects represent many types and sizes of buildings including an international airport, sports complexes, a park pavilion, a hospital, a visitor centre at a national historic site, a library in a 170-year-old church, art museums and houses.

The awards will be presented during a ceremony in Ottawa in the fall.

The 2018 winners include:

  • Audain Art Museum, Whistler, B.C. — Patkau Architects;
  • Borden Park Pavilion, Edmonton, Alta. — gh3;
  • Casey House, Toronto — Hariri Pontarini Architects;
  • Complexe Sportif Saint-Laurent, Montreal — Saucier+Perrotte Architectes and HCMA;
  • Fort McMurray International Airport, Fort McMurray, Alta. — Office of mcfarlane biggar architects + designers (omb). The project commenced as predecessor firm mcfarlane green biggar Architecture + Design;
  • Fort York Visitor Centre, Toronto — A joint venture between Patkau Architects and Kearns Mancini Architects;
  • Maison de la littérature, Quebec City — Chevalier Morales Architectes;
  • Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, Montreal — Atelier TAG and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte Architectes in consortium;
  • Parallelogram House, East St. Paul, Man. — 5468796 Architecture;
  • Rabbit Snare Gorge, Inverness, N.S.— Omar Gandhi Architect and Design Base 8 (NYC);
  • Two Hulls House, Port Mouton, N.S. — MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects; and
  • Stade de Soccer de Montréal — Saucier+Perrotte Architectes and HCMA.

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