Williamson Chong Architects named recipient of RAIC’s 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award

Canadian Architect
April 8, 2014

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the Toronto firm of Williamson Chong as recipient of its 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award.

“The firm is consistently producing innovative projects that contain quality detailing and craftsmanship including a focus on the use of wood,” said the jury.

Established in 2011, the seven-person office of Shane Williamson MRAIC, Betsy Williamson MRAIC, and Donald Chong was recognized for an award-winning practice which combines teaching, research and community involvement.

Projects range from experiments with new technologies for wood fabrication to a master-plan proposal that reimagines a former sand-and-gravel quarry in Haliburton, Ontario as a sustainable village designed to produce food for the local area.  More…

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