2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards winners

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thirteen projects representing the finest in architecture and design were honoured at 2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards. Winners were chosen in nine categories, along with special jury awards.

“The creative and innovative projects honoured by this year’s Urban Design Awards all enhance Vancouver’s natural beauty,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson, “Great architecture and the design of our buildings and public spaces are integral to creating a livable city that’s admired locally and around the world.”

The Vancouver Urban Design Awards, which are presented every other year since 2014, promote urban design awareness, its value in place-making and the positive contribution public-realm design makes to the lives of people. The awards also recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture Vancouver.

Winners were chosen in nine categories, along with special jury awards.

Small-Scale Residential Building
Project: 430 House
Firm: D’Arcy Jones

Medium-Scale Residential Building
Project: 133 East 8th Avenue
Firm: GBL Architects
Developer: MYIE Group
Landscape Architect: Senga Landscape Architecture

Large-Scale Residential Building
Project: Kwayatsut
Firm: NSDA Architects
Landscape Architect: Perry + Associates

Commercial Building [Pictured above]
Project: 564 Beatty Street
Firm: IBI Group Architects
Developer: Reliance Properties Ltd.
Team: Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc, Kane Consulting, Donald Luxton & Associates, John Bryson & Partners, ITC Construction Group

Government and Institutional Building
Project: York Theatre
Firm: Henriquez Partners Architects
Developer: Wall Financial Corporation

Project: The Vanglo House
Firm: Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture
Developer: Vanglo Sustainable Construction Group Ltd.
Team: PJB Engineering Ltd., TLZ Design Consultants

Outstanding Sustainable Design
Project: 250 Powell
Firm: Henriquez Partners Architects
Developer: BC Housing Corporation


For the full list of winners, visit: http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/urban-design-award-winners.aspx


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