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PROJECT SUMMARY

Heritage Reframed

University building renovation and extension

The renovation and extension project currently under construction provides a new home for the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design on the site of a culturally significant nineteenth century structure.

The project rehabilitates existing urban, landscape, and architectural elements – and demonstrates the University of Toronto’s aim to foreground sustainability as part of its pedagogic program.

Project Timeline

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Beyond the frame: One Spadina begins to take shape
 
Establishing a dialog between the past and the present
 
Restoration and Gothic Revival
 
 
Acknowledgement prize for project in Toronto
 
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America
 
“A rare approach towards bringing a heritage building back to life” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2014 for North America
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Project Details
Location
Toronto, ON, Canada
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2014
North America
RELATED INFORMATION
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Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for North America

An Acknowledgement prize was presented to Sheila Kennedy and J Frano Violich of Kennedy & Violich Architecture of Boston for …

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“Sustainability? Demonstrating how building systems work” – Katherine Faulkner
“Sustainability? Demonstrating how building systems work” – Katherine Faulkner

“Heritage Reframed: University building renovation and extension” is enmeshed as a teaching tool for the Daniels Faculty of …

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Video animation – Heritage Reframed
Video animation – Heritage Reframed

The John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design project involves the renovation and expansion to the …