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B+H BuntingCoady Wins Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for Heritage Mountain Middle School

posted on 2:17 PM, January 23, 2012

 

 

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B+H BuntingCoady receives 2011 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

Heritage Mountain Middle School in Anmore, BC, recognized as a significant Canadian building project

Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2012 – B+H BuntingCoady is pleased to announce that the design for Heritage Mountain Middle School received a 2011 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence. The project was chosen from 204 entries and was featured in the December 2011 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

The Heritage Mountain Middle School presentation “has a confidence and a muted quality that seems to reflect a design that is very thoughtful and sculpturally powerful, but in a quiet way,” says Diarmuid Nash, Canadian Architects Awards juror. “I think this will be a great school environment to contain and nurture the restless movement, boundless inquisitive energy, and the endless conversations and laughter of young students.”

“We designed many light-filled spaces that integrate into Anmore’s surrounding landscape and allow young students to interact with wild nature,” says design Principal Dwayne Smyth. “Our goal was to create an environment that captivates students’ imaginations while encouraging exploration and growth.”

The Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence has been recognizing significant building projects in Canada since 1968. The program is one of only two national awards dedicated to architecture. “We are honoured to have received this award for design excellence,” says Teresa Coady, President, B+H BuntingCoady.

 

 

 

 

About B+H BuntingCoady

B+H BuntingCoady is an innovative, full-service, architectural practice based in Vancouver. The firm is a North American leader in sustainable architecture with a reputation for designing Living Breathing Buildings™ that minimize environmental impact. In 2002, the firm designed the first LEED® Gold building in Canada and has gone on to complete almost 2 million square feet of LEED® Gold- and Platinum-certified buildings.

B+H BuntingCoady has received over 50 international awards for design excellence and is a 4-time winner of the prestigious BOMA Earth Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For further information or to request an interview please contact Johanna Hoffmann, Global Director of Marketing, B+H Architects, 416-343-5147 (office), 647-404-5794 (mobile) or johanna.hoffmann@bharchitects.com.