Canada BIM Council announces second annual CanBIM Award winners
The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) held its second annual CanBIM Awards in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Eight Award Categories were presented, including one for Best In BIM – awarded to ZAS Architects for the York University for Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence.
The Awards Categories and Winners included:
CanBIM Academic Award
Academic Award presented by Global eTraining, Anne Carpenter (far right), Account Executive;
Winners: Nonna Shabanova (middle) & Melika Mehdizadeh (far left) George Brown College – Life Cycle Assessment Project.
CanBIM Technology Award
Technology Award presented by IBI Group, Brent Mauti; Global Director, Design Technology;
Winners: BIM One Inc. – BIM Track
(L to R) Christian Proulx, BIM Solutions Director, & Carl Veillette Vice-President, Brent Mauti IBI Group (Sponsor/Presenter).
Trades Award; presented by Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada, Al Prowse, Past President
Winners; Groupe Canam Inc. for Rogers Place Edmonton,
(L to R) – Daniel Barbeau, Directeur BIM – Développement et opération, Al Prowse, Past President MCAC (Sponsor/Presenter).
CanBIM General Contractors Award
General Contractors Award; presented by Brownlee LLP, Paul V. Stocco, Partner
Winner; EllisDon Construction for Viva Next BRT HS East & West,
(L to R) – John So, VDC Manager, Stephen Bianchi, VDC Coordinator, Ashley Saidi, VDC Business Development Manager and Paul V. Stocco, Partner Brownlee LLP (Sponsor/Presenter).
CanBIM Design & Engineering Award
Design & Engineering Award; presented by Glaholt LLP Construction Lawyers, Andrea Lee, Partner
Winner; DIALOG for Edmonton ICE District Parkade,
(L to R) – Martin Neault, Major Projects BIM Leader, Juan Lepe, Architect & Andrea Lee, Partner Glaholt LLP Construction Lawyers (Sponsor/Presenter).
CanBIM Owners Award
Owners Award; presented by Pomerleau, Ivanka Iordanova, BIM/VDC Director
Winner; York University for Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence.
(L to R) Marek Zawadzki, Senior Principal, ZAS Architects, Carmine Canonaco, Associate, ZAS Architects, Ron Ogata, Manager Renovations, York University, Ivanka Iordanova, BIM Director, Pomerleau (Sponsor/Presenter), Paul Stevens, Senior Principal, ZAS Architects, Irena Arsine, Construction Project Manager, York University, Jaclyn Squizzato, Digital Engineer, Laing O’Rourke, Antonio Cuvin, Senior Designer ZAS Architects.
CanBIM International Award
International Award; presented by Perkins + Will, William Daravong, Design Applications Manager
Winner; Ellis Don Construction, Ansam PH 1
(L to R) William Daravong, Design Applications Manager, Perkins + Will (Sponsor/Presenter), Shayan Setayeshgar, VDC Coordinator, EllisDon, Corey Nathan, VDC Coordinator, EllisDon, Wissam Hijazi, VDC Consulting & International Manager, EllisDon, Stephen Bianchi, VDC Coordinator, EllisDon, John So, VDC Manager, EllisDon, and Ashley Saidi, VDC Business Development Manager.
CanBIM Best In BIM Award
Best In BIM; presented by NEXT Architecture, R. Allan Partridge, Principal
Winner; York University for Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence,
(L to R) Marek Zawadzki, Senior Principal, ZAS Architects, Carmine Canonaco, Associate, ZAS Architects, Ron Ogata, Manager Renovations, York University, Paul Stevens, Senior Principal, ZAS Architects, Irena Arsine, Construction Project Manager, York University, R. Allan Partridge, Principal , NEXT Architecture (Sponsor/Presenter), Jaclyn Squizzato, Digital Engineer, Laing O’Rourke, Antonio Cuvin, Senior Designer ZAS Architects.
CanBIM also honoured R. Allan Partridge, current Past President with the Inaugural CanBIM Professional Achievement Award, given to a CanBIM Member who has made a significant and meaningful contribution towards the advancement of Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design and Construction in Canada.
CanBIM also recognized Turner Fleischer Architects for achieving the milestone of the first Canadian Company to reach CanBIM Level 1 Company Certification. “We are honoured to recognize Turner Fleischer Architects with this milestone; being the first Level 1 CanBIM Certified Company, the Turner Fleischer team has set the bar in terms of dedication and commitment towards becoming BIM-enabled, we look forward to supporting their growth into BIM and working with them to change how companies view the importance of BIM” said Pietro Ferrari, CanBIM Secretary and Chair of the Research & Education Committee.
“On the whole, the night was a great success, and as the business voice of BIM in Canada, CanBIM is honoured to be able to recognize the great achievements of many of its Members in such an exciting and fun-filled fashion…we could not have asked for a better turn out and result,” said R. Allan Partridge, CanBIM Past President.