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Innovations with concrete recognized

The 2008 Ontario Concrete Awards were handed out in Toronto in December.


The 2008 Ontario Concrete Awards were handed out in Toronto in December.

The winning projects, together with their design teams, are as follows:

Infrastructure:  Talbot Trail Bridge in Wheatley, Chatham-Kent.  Dillon Consulting (engineer of record), HGS Consulting Engineers (precast engineer).

Specialty Concrete Applications: Island Park Drive, Rapid Bridge Replacement, Ottawa. McCormick Rankin Corporation (engineer, for Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Structural Design Innovation: Humber College, Building B, Toronto.  Barry-Bryan Associates (architect, engineers, project managers).

Architectural Merit:  Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory in Picton. Lapointe Architects, Blackwell Bowick Partnership, with Baxter Engineering, DBA Engineering, Enermodal Engineering.

Architectural Hardscape: Chinguacousy Skatepark, Brampton. LANDinc (architect), Blackwell Bowick Partnership, Spectrum Skatepark Creations.

Material Development & Innovation: Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto. WZMH Architects, Halcrow Yolles, for Brookfield Properties.

Mid to High Rise Residential: West Village Suites, Hamilton. R.F. Lintack Architect, Tacoma Engineers, for Dundum Capital Partners.

Specialty Concrete Products & Sustainable Concrete Construction: “Lien on Me” House, Etobicoke. Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, Blackwell Bowick Partnership.