ERA Architects

2008 Design Exchange Awards

Last night at the 2008 Design Exchange Awards, Concrete Toronto won an Award of Merit in the Visual Communications Content & Editorial category.

Congratulations to ERA and Coach House Books.

34th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards

On Monday October 27th, ERA Architects Inc. received an Award of Excellence for the Wesley Building (299 Queen Street West). ERA also received an honourable mention for the Regal Road School Portico project.

Concrete Toronto received an Award of Excellence in the book category.

Scott Weir was honoured with an Award of Merit for his “What Lies Beneath” series, that was featured in the National Post, Post Homes.

2008 CAHP Award

Concrete Toronto received an Award of Merit in the Communications Category, from the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals.

The 34th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Heritage Toronto Board has selected the following ERA projects as finalists in the upcoming 34th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards.

Wesley Building at 299 Queen Street West
(William Greer Architectural Conservation & Craftsmanship Award)

Regal Road Public School Portico
(William Greer Architectural Conservation & Craftsmanship Award)

Concrete Toronto: A Guide Book to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies
(Book category)

“What Lies Beneath” Newspaper Series by Scott Weir
(Media category)

The 34th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards will take place Monday October 27, 2008 at the Carlu.

For more information visit the Heritage Toronto website at
http://www.heritagetoronto.org.

TCA Award

The Toronto Construction Association awarded Vanbot’s Construction Corporation the 2007 “Best of the Best” award for Project Achievement in the completion of Renaissance ROM.

As part of the project team, ERA Architects received a Certificate of Excellence from the Toronto Construction Association for contributions to the project.

2008 Nomination for the OAA Landmark Award

“It has been my attempt here to create an architecture that rises beyond its economic function and its structural necessity and creates space that people enjoy, yet has resolved all of the issues of content” – Eb Zeidler, about the Toronto Eaton Centre in Canadian Architect, November, 1979.

Nominated by ERA Architects Inc., the Toronto Eaton Centre by Zeidler Partnership Architects & Bregman + Hamann Architects for the 2008 OAA Landmark Award.

Concrete Toronto

Coach House Books and ERA Architects are pleased to announce the receipt of a Canadian Council for the Arts Grant for their upcoming publication Concrete Toronto. Dedicated to the plentiful yet often misunderstood concrete structures from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s which define much of Toronto today, this publication re-examines this unique heritage and contemplates concrete’s role in shaping our city. Continue reading…

Best New Rental Development

ERA is pleased to announce that Jazz by Concert Properties was selected as the Best New Rental Development High-Rise at the 6th Annual MAC Awards held by the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO). ERA worked with Burka Varacalli Architects as the Heritage Architect for this project.

http://jazzbyconcert.com/

2006 Heritage Toronto Awards

On October 30th 2006, ERA was honoured to receive a Heritage Toronto Award of Merit for Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship on Toronto Police Services 51 Division Building. The consultant team for this adaptive reuse project included ERA, Stantec Architecture Ltd., Eastern Construction and Colonial Building Restoration.

2006 Ontario WoodWORKS Awards

ERA is pleased to announce that The Ojibway Club in Pointe au Baril, Ontario was the recipient of this year’s Wood Council Heritage Award. Also recognized was the Boiler House Restaurant at the Distillery District, this year’s commercial recipient of the Council’s Wood Design Award.

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

Heritage Canada Award

ERA is pleased to announce that Cityscape Holdings and Dundee Distillery District Commerical Inc. were the recipents of the 2006 Heritage Canada Foundation Corporate Prize for the rehabilitation of the Stone Distillery Building at the Distillery Historic District, Toronto.

CAPHC Heritage Awards

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ERA was pleased to receive two Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants Awards for Preservation of a heritage building for Ruthven Park National Historic Site and Craftsmanship in conjunction with John F. Wilcox, Vitreous Glassworks for work at The Royal Ontario Museum.