Jun 21, 2016

Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare in Toronto was awarded a Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) Governor General’s Medal in Architecture. Bridgepoint Health is Toronto’s first hospital to receive a LEED Silver Rating.

PFS Studio’s Jeffrey Staates and team worked with a complex team including Stantec Architecture/ KPMB Architects and HDR Architecture to create an innovative and inclusive healthcare environment.

PFS was responsible for the Urban Design and Landscape Architecture of this project, integrating the public realm of the campus  with the neighbourhood  and Riverdale Park, and creating a new park setting for the historic Don Jail.

“The interior and exterior spaces join to promote health, with areas for outdoor meeting, retreating and conversation.¬† The former jail at the centre of the site opens onto public gathering space; connecting the grounds with the wider world.” Juror

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