Twelve projects from across Canada (including one international recipient in Santiago, Chile) have been distinguished with the 2020 Governor General's Medals in Architecture. Presented jointly by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts, the biennial award program highlights outstanding built projects designed by Canadian architects.
"The 2020 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture represents the best in contemporary Canadian architecture," RAIC President John Brown praised the selection. "The projects explore unique aspects of culture, context, and materiality across the vast expanse of our country."
Take a look at the medal recipients below.
The 2020 jury included Alison Brooks, Principal and Creative Director, Alison Brooks Architects, London, UK; Johanna Hurme, FRAIC, Architect and Co-founder, 5468796 Architecture, Winnipeg, MB; Renée Mailhot, MIRAC, Architect and Co-founder, La SHED architecture, Montreal, QC; David Theodore, MRAIC, Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Health, and Computation at the Peter Guo-huaFu School of Architecture, McGill University, Montreal, QC; and Isay Weinfeld, Head Architect, Isay Weinfeld Arquitetura, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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