Stellar sustainable design around the world always deserves recognition. The 2014 Canadian National Urban Design Awards program — hosted by RAIC | Architecture Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, and Canadian Society of Landscape Architects — recently announced this year's winners in acknowledgment of their contributions to the quality of life and sustainability in Canada's cities through architecture and urban design. — bustler.net
Below are the eight top-winning projects:
(Pictured above) URBAN ARCHITECTURE: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Claire & Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art (Montreal, QC)
By Provencher Roy
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES: University of Winnipeg Students' Association bikeLAB (Winnipeg, MB)
By Peter Sampson Architecture Studio Inc.
CIVIC DESIGN PROJECTS: Westminster Pier Park (New Westminster, BC)
By PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc
STUDENT PROJECTS: Collaborative Exercise 2013: An Architecture of Civility (Toronto, ON)
By Ryerson University, Department of Architectural Science, George T. Kapelos, FRAIC, MCIP, Coordinator
URBAN FRAGMENTS: Jiigew [By the Water] (Thunder Bay, ON)
By Brook McIlroy Architects / SPMB
URBAN DESIGN PLANS: Blatchford Redevelopment Masterplan (Edmonton, AB)
By Perkins+Will Canada
SPECIAL JURY AWARD - SMALL/MEDIUM COMMUNITY URBAN DESIGN AWARD: City of Nanaimo Downtown Urban Design Manual and Guidelines (Nanaimo, BC)
By D'Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism
SPECIAL JURY AWARD - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: Evergreen Brick Works (Toronto, ON)
By DTAH Architects Ltd.
Find more about each project on Bustler.