CISC’s Steel Design Awards of Excellence is Canada’s most prestigious and highly esteemed steel award ceremonies, hosted in various cities throughout the country. Every year we welcome hundreds of project submissions and dynamic industry participation to celebrate excellence in steel design in various categories. While recognizing those who contribute to the success of Canada’s steel industry, including architects, design engineers and project teams, this exciting event allows us to connect with the leaders of steel innovation!

CISC Ontario Steel Design Awards 2019

The CISC Ontario Steel Design Awards were on Friday November, 15, 2019 at the Globe and Mail Centre

For further information or questions please contact:
Mike Fox, Ontario Regional Manager
mfox@cisc-icca.ca

Award Categories

We encourage all architects, design engineers and project team members who have completed steel projects to submit them under one of the 6 award categories for the consideration of our judges.

Architectural
Buildings or other structures in which architectural considerations predominantly influenced the design of the structure.

Engineering
Buildings, process plants or other structures in which engineering considerations predominantly influenced the design and construction of the structure.

Sustainability
Buildings or other structures in which steel has been reused, recycled or used as part of a sustainable development project i.e. LEED certification. If the projects steel has been recycled, an emphasis should be placed on value of time / money save. If the project is submitted as a sustainable project please include a LEED scorecard or explain the overall impact to the project.

Projects Converted to Steel
Buildings or other structures in which structural steel was chosen over other building material because of its unique qualities. This could be a project where structural steel was used in a project where other building materials could have been used, please explain why steel was chosen, or where steel was used to create an innovative product.

Bridges
Both vehicle and pedestrian bridges are eligible project for this category where Structural Steel in the primary building material. A focus should be made on specific fabrication and erection challenges.

History of Strength

Judges

We would like to extend a special thank you to the 2019 Judging Panel for all their hard work.

Congratulations on a job well done!

Judge Moderator

Terri Wilk P. Eng – Principal at Stantec

Judges

Ferdo Simov P.Eng – Associate at Entuitive

Ian Mountford P.Eng – Principal at Blackwell

Michael Taylor B.A., M.Arch., OAA, MRIAC – Partner at Taylor Smyth Architects

David Collins OAA, IESNA, B.E.S., B.Arch.– Partner at Zeidler Partnership Architects

 

Projects Awarded

The finalists compete for Awards in categories of architectural, engineering, sustainability, projects converted to steel, bridges and history of strength.

The winning projects in the 6 categories were the following:

Flora Footbridge

Category: Bridges – Award of Merit

CISC Fabricator G & P Welding
Engineer WSP Canada Group Inc
Architect DTAH
Owner City of Ottawa
General Contractor Pomerleau
Detailer G& P Welding
Erector G & P Welding

Bay of Quinte Skyway Bridge

Category: Bridges – Award of Merit

CISC Fabricator Burnco Mfg
Engineer Ministry of Transportation
Owner Ministry of Transportation
Detailer Tenca Steel Detailing
Erector ES Fox Limited

Garrison Crossing Fort York Pedestrian Bridges

Category: Bridges – Award of Excellence

CISC Fabricator Mariani Metal Fabricators
Engineer Pedelta Canada Inc
Architect DTAH
Owner Build Toronto / Create Toronto
Detailer Mariani Metal Fabricators
Erector ES Fox Limited

West Block Rehabilitation Project

Category: Architectural – Award of Merit

CISC Fabricator Walters Inc
Engineer Ojdrovic Engineering
Architect Architecture 49 and EVOQ Architects
Owner Public Works and Government Services Canada
General Contractor PCL Constructors
Detailer Walters Inc
Erector Walters Inc

Springdale Library

Category: Architectural – Award of Excellence

CISC Fabricator Gensteel
Engineer WSP Canada Group Inc
Architect RDH Architects
Owner City of Brampton
General Contractor Aquicon Construction
Detailer Gensteel
Erector Gensteel

First Canadian Place

Category: Converted to or Innovated Using Steel – Award of Merit

CISC Fabricator Walters Inc
Engineer Entuitive Corporation
Architect B+H Architects
Owner Bank Of Montreal
General Contractor Turner Construction
Detailer Walters Inc
Erector Walters Inc

Toronto Eaton Centre Pedestrian Bridge

Category: Converted to or Innovated Using Steel – Award of Excellence

CISC Fabricator Walters Inc
Engineer RJC
Architect Zeidler Partnership Architects
Owner Cadillac Fairview
General Contractor PCL Constructors / Seele Canada Inc
Detailer Walters Inc
Erector Walters Inc

Niagara Speedway Elevated Go Kart Track

Category: Engineering – Award of Merit

CISC Fabricator Niagara Rigging
Engineer Vanboxmeer and Stranges
Architect Raimondo and Associates
Owner HOCO
General Contractor HOCO
Detailer Niagara Rigging
Suppliers Involved Canam
Erector Niagara Rigging

Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business

Category: Engineering – Award of Excellence

CISC Fabricator ES Fox Limited
Engineer Vanboxmeer and Stranges
Architects Daimond Schmitt Architects Inc, David Thompson Architect Ltd
Owner Wilfrid Laurier University
General Contractor Bondfield Construction
Erector ES Fox

History of Strength Winners

Daryl Brisco
Vixman Construction

Joe Kubes
Kubes Steel

Lou Ornella
Noront Steel

Sam Corrado
Stampa Steel

Walter Hucalak
Dymin Steel

Walter Koppelaar Sr
Walters Group

Walter Koppelaar Jr
Walters Group

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