National Design Exchange Awards
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In a ceremony on November 23rd the Design Exchange (DX) and distinguished judges announced Canada’s top 50 design projects. In its 20th year the awards welcomed hundreds of applications across Canada in the categories of Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Visual Communications, Fashion and CEO of the Year. Projects were judged on their level of innovation, sustainability/accessibility, function, profitability and aesthetics.
Brigitte Shim OAA, FRAIC, Hon FAIA
Shim-Sutcliffe Architects Inc.
Associate Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design
Siamak Hariri OAA, RAIC, RCA
Principal, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Taymoore R. Balbaa OAA, MRAIC
Chair, Industrial Design Department
Swave Studios Inc.
David Quan, ACIDO
Associate Professor, Faculty of Design, OCAD University
Creative Lead, Senior Designer, Umbra Ltd.
Toronto Fashion Incubator
Co-founder and VP, Interior Design Show / IDS
Director of Professional Development
Interior Designers of Canada
Landscape Architecture & Urban Design
Director, MLA programme, Daniels Faculty of Landscape, Architecture, and Design
University of Toronto
Robert N. Allsopp, Dip. Arch, Dip. C.D., ARIBA, MRTPI, MCIP RPP, FCSLA, OALA, MALA (Hon)
Partner, du Toit Allsopp Hillier
Mason White, MArch, MRAIC
Director, Master of Architecture, University of Toronto
Partner, Lateral Office
Executive Director, Creative
FRANK, Ideas and Execution
Principal, Creative Director
OXYGEN DESIGN AGENCY
ABOUT THE DESIGN EXCHANGE:
The Design Exchange (DX) is Canada's design centre and museum with a mission to promote the value of design. We are an internationally recognized non-profit educational organization committed to promoting greater awareness of design as well as the indispensable role it plays in fostering economic growth and cultural vitality. We build bridges by improving communication between various design disciplines, educators, businesses and the general public through programs, exhibits, lectures, and workshops.
INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC:
Event: DXA Winners Exhibition
Dates: November 24, 2011 – February 26, 2012
Mon-Fri 10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Sat/Sun 12:00p.m.- 5:00p.m.
FREE for DX Members, $10 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors
Museum Contact: 416.216.2160 or