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Engineers part of Ontario Wood Design Awards


Toronto Public Library Scarborough Civic Centre Branch. Photo: Ben Rahn.

Toronto Public Library Scarborough Civic Centre Branch. Photo: Ben Rahn.

The 2015 Ontario Wood WORKS!” design awards were handed out in Toronto on November 12. Structural engineers were named as co-winners in seven of the building categories, as follows:

– St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market building, by Architecture Incorporated and engineers Blackwell (Ontario Wood Award);

– Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre, Stouffville by Dialog as architects and engineers (environment);

– Windows on the Green Condominium, Mississauga, by SMV Architects, Romanov and Romanov, and engineers Read Jones Christoffersen (residential);

– Toronto Public Library, Scarborough Civic Centre Branch, by LGA Architectural Partners and Philip H. Carter Architects, and engineers Blackwell (institutional-commercial, less than $10 million);

– Gore Meadows Community Centre and Library, Phase 1, Brampton, by ZAS Architects and engineers Halcrow Yolles (institutional-commercial, more than $10 million);

– École Ste. Marguerite Bourgeoys, Kindergarten Addition, Kenora, by Nelson Architecture, and engineers Lavergne Draward and Associates (northern Ontario excellence);

– Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Kingston, by N45 Architecture, and engineers Halsall (jury’s choice).

Moses Structural Engineers of Toronto won the Engineer Wood Advocate Award.

For a full list of winners, click here.