Awards

Patkau Architects is a Canadian practice with international ambition. Over 40 years we have been recognized with numerous awards for design excellence including: four AIA Honor Awards; two AIA/ALA Honor Awards; three RIBA International Awards for Excellence, and 19 Governor General's Medals in Architecture, the highest distinction for building design in Canada. In 1996, Patkau Architects represented Canada at the Venice Biennale.

The Polygon Gallery

2022, Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Outstanding Projects

The Polygon Gallery 

2021, RIBA International Award for Excellence

 

The Polygon Gallery 

2021, AIA Architecture Award

 

Twist Chair 

2021, Azure Award for Furniture Systems

 

Twist Chair 

2021, Azure People’s Choice

 

Twist Chair 

2020, Canadian Interiors Best of Canada: Judge’s Pick

 

Office Pod 

2020, HiP Award

 

Twist Chair 

2020, HiP Award Honourable Mention

 

Bilateral Bench 

2020, HiP Award Honourable Mention

 

Capilano Library 

2020, AIA/ALA Library Building Award

 

The Polygon Gallery 

2020, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Capilano Library 

2020, Prairie Wood Design Award of Excellence in Institutional Wood Design

 

Capilano Library 

2019, Wood Design Award of Merit

 

Temple of Light 

2019, Canadian Wood Council Design Award

 

Academic Wood Tower 

2019, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Thunder Bay Art Gallery 

2019, Canadian Architect Award of Merit

 

Temple of Light 

2019, AIBC Innovation Award

 

The Polygon Gallery 

2019, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Medal in Architecture

 

Temple of Light 

2019, Faith & Form New Facilities Award

 

Temple of Light 

2019, AZ Award of Merit for Architecture

 

Audain Art Museum 

2018, RIBA Award for International Excellence

 

Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre 

2018, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Audain Art Museum 

2018, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Audain Art Museum 

2017, Wood Design Honor Award

 

Audain Art Museum 

2018, AIA Award – Architecture

 

Audain Art Museum 

2017, Azure AZ Award

 

Audain Art Museum 

2017, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Medal in Architecture

 

Audain Art Museum 

2017, Canadian Wood Council Design Award

 

ARTLab 

2016, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Tula House 

2016, RIBA Award for International Excellence

 

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport 

2016, Society for College and University Planning Excellence in Architecture Honorable Mention

 

Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre 

2015, Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Honourable Mention

 

Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre 

2015, Toronto Urban Design Award of Excellence

 

Onefold 

2015, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture Award

 

ARTLab 

2015, Manitoba Premier’s Design Award of Excellence

 

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport 

2015, Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Award

 

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport 

2015, Canadian Consulting Engineering Award of Excellence

 

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport 

2015, Athletic Business Facilities of Merit Award

 

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport 

2015, Toronto Urban Design Award of Excellence

 

Onefold 

2014, Architect Magazine R+D Award

 

ARTLab 

2014,Prairie Design Award of Excellence

 

Tula House 

2014, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2012, American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award

 

Cottages at Fallingwater 

2012, AZ Award, Unbuilt Competition Entries

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2012, AZ People’s Choice Award, Temporary & Demonstration Architecture

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2012, Architectural Institute of British Columbia – Special Jury Award

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2012, International Design Awards – Gold Award

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2012, Domus Russia: X ARCHIP International Architecture Award

 

Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre 

2011, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2011, Canadian Wood Council Honour Award

 

Winnipeg Skating Shelters 

2011, North American Wood Design Honor Award

 

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory 

2011, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal in Architecture

 

Beaty Biodiversity Center 

2011, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal in Architecture

 

Cottages at Fallingwater 

2010, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Gleneagles Community Center 

2008, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Winnipeg Millennium Library 

2008, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Hadaway House 

2008, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

La Grande Bibliothèque du Québec 

2007, American Institute of Architects / American Library Association Honor Award

 

Gleneagles Community Center 

2007, Lieutenant Governor’s Certificate of Merit

 

Tula House 

2007, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

La Grande Bibliothèque du Québec 

2006, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal in Architecture

 

La Grande Bibliothèque du Québec 

2006, Lieutenant Governor’s Certificate of Merit

 

Winnipeg Millennium Library 

2006, Prairie Design Award

 

Shaw House 

2005, American Institute of Architects National Honor Award

 

Agosta House 

2005, American Institute of Architects National Honor Award

 

Winnipeg Millennium Library 

2004, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Shaw House 

2004, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Agosta House 

2004, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Agosta House 

2003, Honor Award American Institute of Architects, Northwest and Pacific Region

 

Agosta House 

2003, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal in Architecture

 

Agosta House 

2002, Honor Award, North American Wood Design Awards

 

Strawberry Vale Elementary School 

2002, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Agosta House 

2001, Honor Award, American Institute of Architects Seattle

 

La Petite Maison du Weekend 

2001, Innovation in Architecture Award of Excellence, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

 

La Petite Maison du Weekend

2001, Citation Award, North American Wood Design Awards

 

Barnes House 

1997,Governor General’s Award for Architecture

 

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery 

1997, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Barnes House 

1996, Architectural Record Award

 

Strawberry Vale Elementary School 

1995, Progressive Architecture Award

 

Strawberry Vale Elementary School 

1994, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Newton Library 

1994, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Newton Library 

1994, Canadian Wood Council Merit Award

 

Barnes House 

1993, Progressive Architecture Award

 

Seabird Island School 

1992, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

Barnes House 

1992, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Seabird Island School 

1992, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal in Architecture

 

Seabird Island School 

1992, Canadian Wood Council Honour Award

 

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery 

1990, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

Seabird Island School 

1989, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

 

1988, Honour Award Architectural Institute of British Columbia

 

1986, Governor General’s Medal in Architecture

 

1984, Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

Patkau

1564 West 6th Ave Vancouver BC V6J 1R2 Canada

+1 604.683.7633 | info@patkau.ca

We gratefully acknowledge that we work on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories. 

Patkau

1564 West 6th Ave Vancouver BC V6J 1R2 Canada

Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories

+1 604.683.7633 | info@patkau.ca

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