Architizer A+Award Jury Winner

Our project Community Ice Centre was selected as the Winner in this year’s Architizer A+Awards in the Sport & Recreation-Unbuilt category!

With entries from over 100 countries, the Architizer A+ Jury Winner is selected by an illustrious jury, comprising equal parts architects and designers, cultural thought leaders, developers and other creatives. We are ecstatic that our project was selected as winner.

Details: Inspired to transform the traditional hockey barn, the project embraces strategies often considered non-traditional for ice rinks. This includes an intensive sustainability strategy and a local materials palette including regionally sourced timber, recycled steel, concrete and glass. Breaking traditional forms, the undulating roof nods to the 1950’s barrel-vault roof of the original mall, and indirectly to fluid athletic motion on ice. Glulam beams are proposed for the long-span roof, embracing local craftsmanship and allowing transparency for what often is a blank box. For more project details and to see the final submission, click here.