2013 Prairie Wood Design Awards Winners
Alberta Wood WORKS! is pleased to announce the award recipients for the 2013 Prairie Wood Design awards. Eight projects and an Engineer Wood Advocate were selected from over forty entries by our esteemed jury panel: David J. Bowick, Principal, Blackwell Structural Engineers; Brian Court, Associate, Miller Hull Partnership, LLP; Steve Raike, Associate Partner, Lake Flato Architects.
We were joined by more than 180 wood advocates from industry the design community and government including:
• Minister of Infrastructure, Honourable Wayne Drysdale
• Associate Minister of Seniors, Honourable George VanderBurg
• Michael Giroux, President, Canadian Wood Council
• Étienne Lalonde, VP of Marketing with the Canadian Wood Council
to celebrate the innovative designs incorporating Alberta’s sustainable resource, wood into our local buildings.
The caliber of entries was extremely high this year, making the selection process challenging for the jury. Selections were based on considerations such as creativity, appropriate use of wood materials, ability to satisfy the client’s building and site requirements and overall aesthetic appeal.
2013 Winning Projects:
Commercial & Institutional
Grizzly Paw Brewery, Canmore, AB
architect – Lloyd R McLean Architect with russell and russell design studios
engineer – ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.
photo credit – Steve Nagy Photography
Edmonton Valley Zoo Arctic Shores Exhibit, Edmonton, AB
architect and engineer – Group2 Architecture Interior Design Ltd.
photo credit – Jim Dobie Photography
Interior Wood Showcase
Mid Century Canadiana Condo Renovation, Edmonton, AB
architect – Sheri Krug Designs
photo credit – Joshua Kehler Photography
The Salvation Army, Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre, Winnipeg, MB
architect – Richard Prins Architect + Affinity Architecture
engineer – Wolfrom Engineering Ltd.
photo credit – Gerry Kopelow/photographics Inc.
Prairie Lake Retreat, St. Brieux, SK
architect – Neale Staniszkis Doll Adams Architects
photo credit – Brian Dust
Beverly Heights House, Edmonton, AB
architect- Manasc Isaac Architects
engineer- Five Star Engineering Ltd.
photo credit – Shafraaz Kaba
Fiskaoist, Gimli, MB
architect and engineer– work/shop
photo credit – Jacqueline Young
architect- Peter Sampson Architecture Studio Inc.
engineer- Wolfrom Engineering Ltd.
photo credit – Mathew Piller
Engineer Wood Advocate
ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.