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Media Advisory: Governor General Honours Achievements in Architecture

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2014 Governor General's Medals in Architecture during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 2 p.m.

The Governor General's Medals in Architecture recognize outstanding achievement in recently built projects by Canadian architects. This program, created by Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) / Architecture Canada, contributes to the development of the discipline and practice of architecture, and increases public awareness of architecture as a vital cultural force in Canadian society. These awards are administered jointly by RAIC / Architecture Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts, which is responsible for the adjudication process and contributes to the publication highlighting the medal winners. The winners were announced by the RAIC and the Canada Council for the Arts in April.

The following projects will be honoured this year:


--  OMS Stage (Winnipeg, Manitoba) - 5468796 Architecture Inc.

--  Conversion of Mies van der Rohe Gas Station (Verdun, Quebec) - Les
    Architectes FABG

--  Raymond-Levesque Public Library (Saint-Hubert, Quebec) - Atelier TAG and
    Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes

--  Centennial College Athletic and Wellness Centre (Toronto, Ontario) -
    Kongats Architects

--  Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus (Waterloo,
    Ontario) - KPMB Architects

--  Joseph L. Rotman School of Management Expansion Project (University of
    Toronto, Toronto, Ontario) - KPMB Architects

--  North Vancouver City Hall (North Vancouver, British Columbia) - Lead
    design architect: MGA / Michael Green Architecture

--  Tula House (Quadra Island, British Columbia) - Patkau Architects Inc.

--  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Centre for Drug Research and
    Development (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British
    Columbia) - Saucier + Perrotte architectes / Hughes Condon Marler
    Architects

--  Residence for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario) -
    Shim-Sutcliffe Architects Inc.

--  60 Richmond East Housing Co-operative (Toronto, Ontario) - Teeple
    Architects Inc.

--  The Bloor Gladstone Library (Toronto, Ontario) - RDH Architects Inc. in
    association with Shoalts and Zaback Architects Ltd.

Descriptions and downloadable images of the architectural firms and their winning buildings are available at www.raic.org and www.canadacouncil.ca.

Media wishing to cover the ceremony are asked to confirm their presence in advance with the Rideau Hall Press Office, and must arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m.

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Contacts:
Media information:
Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-7280
julie.rocheleau@gg.ca

For interviews with the recipients please contact:
Heather McAfee
Canada Council for the Arts
613-566-4414, ext. 4166
heather.mcafee@canadacouncil.ca

Maria Cook
RAIC / Architecture Canada
613-241-3600, ext. 213
mcook@raic.org

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