10/16/08

GGs are awarded today!


Somewhat old news, but anyway...

Today, in Toronto, our governor general Michaelle Jean is presenting 2008 Governor General's Medal in architecture at Rideau Hall. The awards were announced back in May, but then this blog did not exist yet.

Honoured are the following * home-grown * talents:
  • Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden for Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos
  • Lang Willson with Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden for ROAR_one in Vancouver
  • Patkau Architects for Gleneagles Community Centre in West Vancouver
  • Patkau Architects with LM Architectural Group for Winnipeg Centenial Library Addition in Winnipeg
Congratulations - and what a great showing for Vancouver architects this year!

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