Info-Tech headquarters wins two urban design awards

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Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown headquarters is the big winner of the city’s 2021 Urban Design Awards.

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Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown headquarters is the big winner of the city’s 2021 Urban Design Awards.

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The renovated heritage buildings at the southwest corner of Ridout and King Streets won the award in the reuse or adaptive rehabilitation category, as well as the People’s Choice award, the city said on Tuesday.

The design of the Info-Tech Campus for Heritage Commercial Buildings was carried out by Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc. in collaboration with Arthur Lierman Landscape Architecture.

The complex was cited as an example of “responsible heritage architectural practices”.

Info-Tech is an information technology research and consulting company.

Other winners announced at a teleconference ceremony include the West 5 Office Building in the Buildings category, the North Branch of the Thames Valley Parkway in the Public Spaces and Landscapes category, and Forest City Farm in the Choice category. students.

Honorable mentions were awarded to Huron University College in the buildings category and to Mosaic House in the small-scale residential category.

“While we were unable to celebrate this year’s awards in person, it did not affect the quality of the entries or the enthusiasm of our talented pool of developers, architects, landscape architects, planners and designers in London, ”said Britt O’Hagan. , manager of town planning, town planning and heritage of the City.

Awarded every two years, the prizes highlight urban planning, original design and innovative concepts. The criteria for winning included excellence, innovation and visionary thinking.

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