SABMag 56 - Summer 2017
Canadian Green Building Awards Winners
INSTITUTIONAL LARGE AWARD
Amber Trails Community School - Winnipeg
Located in a new and fast-growing neighbourhood of Winnipeg, the Amber Trails Community School recently became the first school in Manitoba, and only the second in Canada, to achieve LEED Platinum certification. READ MORE ...
De Waal Net Zero House - Edmonton
This new residence replaces a 1950s bungalow which had been the childhood home of one of the owners. Structural and mechanical problems with the existing building precluded the possibility of restoring and upgrading the home economically, so constructing a new home was the only viable option. READ MORE ...
INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD
Eva’s Phoenix - Toronto
Eva’s Phoenix transforms 3,810m2 of a 1930s heritage-designated municipal waterworks into a 50-bed transitional housing, education and skills training centre for 16- to 24-year-olds actively transitioning out of homelessness. READ MORE ...
RESIDENTIAL LARGE AWARD
River City Phases 1 & 2 - Toronto
River City is a four-phase residential development located on one of Toronto’s largest downtown, brownfield sites, and is the first private sector building development in the West Don Lands. READ MORE ...
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL LARGE AWARD
Queen Richmond Centre West - Toronto
This innovative urban intensification project is located at the confluence of the Entertainment District and the Queen Street West neighbourhoods in downtown Toronto. READ MORE ...
INSTITUTIONAL SMALL AWARD
Gare Fluviale - Lévis, QC
The new 1,372 m2 Lévis ferry terminal, located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River across from Quebec City, is a key component in the rehabilitation and revitalization of the city’s former industrial quayside. The development also includes a large urban park, that gives the public direct access to the shoreline. READ MORE ...
EXISTING BUILDING UPGRADE AWARD
Sir John A. Macdonald Building - Ottawa
This former Bank of Montreal [a 1932 RAIC gold medal winning and federally classified heritage building] has been rehabilitated and expanded to accommodate a state of the art conference facility for the House of Commons. READ MORE ...
RESIDENTIAL SMALL AWARD
Lockeport Beach House - Lockeport Beach, NS
Within a protected cove along the south shore of Nova Scotia, at the end of a stretch of sand, a river empties out into the sea. Time and tides have created a one-kilometre forested sandbar on which this beach house lightly sits. READ MORE ...
MIXED USE AWARD
Marine Gateway Development - Vancouver
The Marine Gateway Development is a transit-oriented, mixed-use project located at a significant new transit node in south Vancouver. It includes two neighbourhood plazas, 15-storey office, three-storey retail podium, an 11-screen cinema, and two residential towers at 25- and 35-storeys. READ MORE ...
With Alex Speigel
Alex Speigel, partner at Windmill Developments, believes that the greenest buildings are actually conversions. READ MORE ...