From a private residence to a dynamic community centre and a state-of-the-art hot water boiler facility, 13 outstanding projects from across British Columbia were honoured with 2018 AIBC Architectural Awards.
One common theme connected all of the projects -the ability to enrich the communities in which are situated and elevate the built environment.
This year, three projects received the top Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture – Medal. The award recognizes excellence in completed architectural projects led or designed by AIBC members:
- UBC Aquatic Centre by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. and Acton Ostry Architects Inc.
- Okada Marshall House by D’Arcy Jones Architecture Inc.
- Columbia Valley Centre by Shape Architecture Inc. in joint venture with Hindle Architects
The three winners of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia merit award were:
- Langara College Science and Technology Building in Vancouver by Proscenium Architecture and Interiors Inc in association with Teeple Architects Inc.
- UBC’s Campus Energy Centre by DIALOG BC Architecture Engineering Interior Design Planning Inc. The energy centre is a new hot water plant for 130 buildings on campus.
- South Surrey Operations Centre by Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc.
For the full list of winners, see the DQ spring issue.