SABMAG 56 - Summer 2017

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National Sponsors

 
 
    Category Sponsors

 

Inline Fiberglass

Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute

Elkay

Forbo

Greenscreen

Concrete Council of Canada Supplement

Aquatech

Masonite Architectural

SFI

Sloan

Uponor

Zinco

RJC

Duxton



2017 - CANADIAN GREEN BUILDING AWARDS - THE WINNING PROJECTS

2017 INSTITUTIONAL LARGE AWARD

 

Amber Trails Community School

Jury comments: This project encourages social interaction and community engagement through the physical organization of its multiple programs. Operating before and after regular school hours increases the efficiency of building use, while energy and water consumption reductions of close to 70% are remarkable. Read more ....

 


2017 TECHNICAL AWARD

De Waal Net Zero House

Jury comments: A commendable example of
environmentally responsible densification, that is
both gentle in its addition of a secondary suite, and transferable in its use of off-the-shelf technology
 and local labour.  Read more ...

 


2017 INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD


Eva’s Phoenix

Jury comments: A very sophisticated project done on a very tiny budget. The strong social sustainability agenda was supported by the clever resolution of complex technical problems, most notably day-lighighting, that required negotiation with municipal building authorities.  Read more ...


2017 RESIDENTIAL LARGE AWARD

 

River City Phases 1 & 2

Jury comments: A brownfield project that stands out for its emphasis on a mix of unit types, the quality of its public realm, and its success in promoting shared car and transit use. Read more ...


2017 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL LARGE AWARD

Queen Richmond Centre West

Jury comments: An impressive and innovative example of heritage preservation, adaptive reuse and densifica-tion. The lobby is stunning, animating the street and offering the opportunity for a variety of community activities. Read more ...


2017 INSTITUTIONAL SMALL AWARD

Gare Fluviale de Lévis

Jury comments: An inviting, bright and attractive building that combines economy and elegance with conscientious use of local materials and a sensitivity to its rich natural and historic context.  Read more ...


EXISTING BUILDING UPGRADE AWARD

 

Sir John A. Macdonald Building

Jury comments: Perhaps the most impressive aspect of this project is how the envelope and building systems upgrades have been so discreetly integrated into the heritage structure.  Read more ...


RESIDENTIAL SMALL AWARD

Lockeport Beach House

Jury comments: This house has a light environmental footprint that derives from the philosophical approach taken by both client and architect. Read more ...

 


MIXED USE AWARD

Marine Gateway Development

Jury comments: A project that has the density and diversity of use to create a complete community, with unparalleled access to both light rail and bus transportation. Read more ...



INTERVIEW WITH ALAN SPEIGEL

Alex Speigel, partner at Windmill Developments, believes that the greenest buildings are actually conversions. With Arch Lofts [www.archlofts.com], they’re transforming a century-old church into condos in a downtown area of Toronto known as the Junction Triangle. Read more ...