February 19, 2013
Entries are still being accepted for the Air Canada enRoute Hotel Design Awards, which celebrate the best Canadian-designed hotels around the world. These awards recognize the outstanding achievements by Canadian architects and designers working in the hospitality realm. They are open to Canadian architects and designers working both in Canada and abroad, and encompass both new hotels and resorts as well as properties that have undergone extensive renovations. Eligible projects must have been completed between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012. There are 12 award categories, including Best Overall Hotel Architecture. Judging will be conducted by a panel of international jurors that includes Douglas Coupland, Matali Crasset, Moshe Safdie and Adam D. Tihany, Decisions will be based on the design’s creativity, aesthetic impact, functionality, comfort, sustainable features and innovation. Entry is free, and the deadline for submissions is March 1, 2013. For more information and to enter, visit http://enroute.aircanada.com/en/articles/hotel-awards.