The winners of the 2011 Architectural Institute of British Columbia Awards were announced on May 27 at the 2011 Festival of Architecture, held in Vancouver.
The two winners of the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture were the Beaty Biodiversity Centre / Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory at the University of British Columbia, by Vancouver-based Patkau Architects; and the Arena Stage at the Mead Centre for American Theatre in Washington, D.C., a project of Bing Thom Architects Inc.
Four projects won the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture – Merit. Those projects were the Cordova Street Stables by Gair Williamson Architects, the Creekside Community Centre by Walter Francl Architecture Inc and Nick Milkovich Architects Inc., the SAIT Parkade by Bing Thom Architects, and the Sauder School of Business by Acton Ostry Architects Inc.
The AIBC Special Jury Award for Outstanding and Place-Making went to the Woodward’s Redevelopment by Henriquez Partners Architects.
The AIBC Special Jury Award for Ingenuity went to John Tizya Cultural Centre by Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd.
The AIBC Special Jury Award for Elevating Infrastructure to Architecture was awarded to Ty-Histanis Community Infrastructure by David Nairne + Associates Ltd.
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