An exciting event for architectural enthusiasts, the nominees for the 2014 Pug Awards were announced last week. The Pug Awards are an architectural awards program which gives the public the opportunity to vote on the merits of buildings completed in the city over the previous year. The buildings (greater than 50,000 square feet in area) that are up for nomination this year are showcased below, along with links to UrbanToronto dataBase files, if you would like to get more information on the project:

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Catholic School Toronto PUG AwardsBlessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Catholic School

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Catholic School 

Architect: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA)

Developer: Toronto Catholic District School Board General

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownBrigepoint Active Healthcare, image by Tom Arban

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

Architect: Stantec Architecture / KPMB Architects

Developer: Plenary Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownForensics Services and Coroner's Complex, image by FSCC

Forensics Services and Coroner's Complex (FSCC)

Architect: WZMH Architect and DBFM Architects - Stantec Architecture/MWL Architects

Developer: Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services / Infrastructure Ontario

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownGoldring Student Centre, image by Victoria University

Goldring Student Centre at Victoria University / Wymilwood Restoration

Architect: Moriyama & Teshima Architects

Developer: Victoria University at University Of Toronto

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownKrembil Discovery Tower, image by Shai Gil

Krembil Discovery Tower

Architect: Stantec Architecture in association with NXL Architects

Developer: University Health Network (UHN)

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownMaRS Centre Phase 2, MaRS Discovery District, image by Joy von Tiedemann

MaRS Centre Phase 2, MaRS Discovery District

Architect: B+H Architects

Developer: Alexandria

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownRipley's Aquarium of Canada, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Architect: B+H Architects

Developer: Ripley Entertainment Inc.

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownSt. Ambrose Catholic School

St. Ambrose Catholic School

Architect: MOFFET & DUNCAN architects inc.

Developer: Toronto Catholic District School Board

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownSt. Nicholas Catholic School

St. Nicholas Catholic School

Architect: Robertson Simmons Architects Inc.

Developer: Toronto Catholic District School Board


 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownPeter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, image by Tom Arban

The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Architect: Diamond Schmitt Architects

Developer: The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)


 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Sisters of St. Joseph Residence

The Sisters of St. Joseph Residence

Architect: Shim-Sutcliffe Architects

Developer: Sisters of St. Joseph

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownTCHC Block 32, image by Maris Mezulis

Toronto Community Housing Corporation, Block 32

Architect: KPMB Architects in association with Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects

Developer: Toronto Community Housing Corporation; Context Development

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown Midtown300 Front Street

300 Front

Architect: Wallman Architects

Developer: Tridel Corporation

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown Midtown8 Gladstone, image by Joy von Tiedemann

8 Gladstone

Architect: TACT Architecture Inc

Developer: Streetcar Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownArt Condos, image by Aaron Finbow

Art Condos

Architect: Oleson Worland Architects in joint venture with Hariri Pontarini Architects

Developer: Triangle West Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownBravo Boutique Condominiums, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Bravo Boutique Condominiums

Architect: N/A

Developer: Pemberton Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownBridge & Connect Condos, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Bridge & Connect Condos

Architect: Kirkor Architects + Planners

Developer: URBANCORP

Charlie condos Toronto, image by Zach BalbinoCharlie, image by Zach Balbino

Charlie Condominium

Architect: Diamond Schmitt Architects

Developer: Great Gulf Homes

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownCinema Tower, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Cinema Tower

Architect: Kirkor Architects + Planners

Developer: The Daniels Corporation

Clear Spirit condos, Toronto, image by Marcus MitanisClear Spirit, image by Marcus Mitanis

Clear Spirit at the Distillery

Architect: architectsAlliance

Developer: Cityscape, Dundee Realty

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownCouture The Condominium

Couture The Condominium

Architect: Graziani + Corazza Architects Inc.

Developer: Monarch Corporation

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownFly Condominiums

Fly Condominiums

Architect: Graziani + Corazza Architects Inc.

Developer: Empire Communities

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownGarrison at Fort York

Garrison at Fort York

Architect: Wallman Architects

Developer: Omni Group of Companies

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownGramercy Park

Gramercy Park

Architect: Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects

Developer: Malibu Investments Inc.

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownKing West Condominiums in Liberty Village, image by Joy von Tiedemann

King West Condominiums in Liberty Village

Architect: Gabriel Bodor Architect, Quadrangle Architects

Developer: Plaza

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownLiberty Market Lofts

Liberty Market Lofts

Architect: Wallman Architects Ltd

Developer: Lifetime Urban Development Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownLiberty On The Park, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Liberty on the Park Condominiums

Architect: IBI Group Architects

Developer: CanAlfa Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownLofts 399, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Lofts 399

Architect: Northgrave Architect Inc.

Developer: Cresford Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownMarket Wharf, image by Market Wharf

Market Wharf

Architect: architectsAlliance

Developer: Context Development

Minto775 King West condos, Toronto, Courtyard, image by Red MarsMinto775 King West Courtyard, image by Red Mars

Minto775 King West

Architect: Hariri Pontarini Architects

Developer: Minto Group Inc.

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownParade at Concord CityPlace

Parade at Concord CityPlace

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox

Developer: Concord Adex Inc.

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownRiver City - Phase I

River City - Phase I

Architect: Saucier + Perrotte Architectes; ZAS Architects

Developer: Urban Capital

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownSync Lofts

Sync Lofts

Architect: TACT Architecture IncGiovanni A Tassone

Developer: Streetcar Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Avanti, image by Joy von Tiedemann

The Avanti

Architect: KFA Architects and Planners

Developer: Torbel Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Berczy, image Joy von Tiedemann

The Berczy

Architect: Young + Wright / IBI Group ArchitectsERA Architects

Developer: Concert Real Estate Corporation

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Florian

The Florian

Architect: Hariri Pontarini Architects

Developer: Diamante Development Corporation

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe King East

The King East

Architect: CORE Architects

Developer: Brad Lamb Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Ninety

The Ninety

Architect: CORE Architects

Developer: Harhay Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Palm Condominium Residences

The Palm Condominium Residences

Architect: HCA Architecture Incorporated Architects

Developer: Castle Royale Developments

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThe Rushton Resdiences, Joy von Tiedemann

The Rushton Residences

Architect: E.I. Richmond Architects Ltd.

Developer: Lash Group Of Companies; Goldman Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownThirtyTwo Camden

ThirtyTwo Camden

Architect: Core Architects Inc.

Developer: Sorbara Development Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownTwenty One Clairtrell, image by Joy von Tiedemann

Twenty One Clairtrell

Architect: Kirkor Architects + Planners

Developer: The Rockport Group

 Toronto PUG Awards Condos Architecture Downtown MidtownVentus II at Metrogate

Ventus II at Metrogate

Architect: Graziani + Corazza Architects Inc.

Developer: Tridel

UrbanToronto's dataBase files include many renderings, and links to threads that cover the construction of these buildings. You will find many photos of the buildings in the average thread.

Voting for the Pugs is now open. Vote for your favourite and least favourite projects on pugawards.com to have your say.


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