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Broad array of projects receive Governor General’s Medals in Architecture

The Canada Council for the Arts and RAIC | Architecture Canada today announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects that reflect excellence in sustainable design, innovation and compatibility with the landscape.

Eleven of the 12 buildings selected this year were built to enhance community life. Projects include cooperative housing, university buildings, a city hall, a community centre, an outdoor stage and two libraries.

The 2014 winners

Winners will present their projects in a free public lecture in the auditorium of the National Gallery of Canada on May 12 at 6 p.m.

The Awards will be presented during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on May 13 at 2 p.m.

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