Cactus Club First Canadian Place
Best New Toronto Restaurant 2016
The recently completed Cactus Club First Canadian Place has been named one of the Best New Toronto Restaurants by Torontolife.com. Completed in October 2015, Cactus Club’s eastern flagship restaurant is located In the heart of downtown Toronto at the base of the city’s tallest tower—the iconic First Canadian Place. The 1,400 square meter, 500 seat, three level restaurant brings vitality and transparency to the Adelaide streetfront.
A Tale of Tall Timber at PSMA Vancouver
Russell Acton presents “A Tale of Tall Timber: UBC Brock Commons Student Residence” hosted by Professional Services Management Association (PSMA) Vancouver at the Sutton Place Hotel on April 14. Russell will share how a wide assortment of design, technical, economic and approval challenges were met head-on and resolved quickly, effectively and efficiently using a highly collaborative integrated design process.
Architizer A+ Award & WAN Award Longlist
York House Senior School has received a 2016 Architizer A+ Special Mention Award in the Primary and High School category and has advanced to the longlist for the 2016 WAN Awards in the Education sector. The Architizer A+ Awards program is the world’s largest architectural awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture. The World Architecture News Awards WAN Awards is the world’s largest awards programme in international architecture.
Sauder Learning Labs
Rob Peregoodoff, Director of Learning Services at the Sauder School of Business, has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Creston Summum Bonum Award. Mr. Peregoodoff acknowledged the entire UBC Sauder team, as well as the Sauder Learning Labs facility designed by Acton Ostry, as being integral to him receiving the award. The Summum Bonum Award celebrates passionate teachers from all levels of education and honors the vital role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.