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The Canadian Institute of Planners has awarded planning projects in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Cowichan Valley, and Strathcona County an Award for Planning Excellence. The Institute also bestowed an Award of Merit to seven planning projects including S2’s Kensington Legion development in northwest Calgary.

A New Vision for the Kensington Legion Site submission was recognized with an Award of Merit for its model approach to the development approval process. The jury appreciated how community concerns were addressed in the submission, appreciated the ‘By the Number’ summaries throughout the document and the demonstration of the evolution of the design. The jury also commended the submission for its overall graphic quality and potential transferability to other Legion sites across the country.

For more information on the Kensington Legion project click here.

About the Awards for Planning Excellence

The Canadian Institute of Planners recognizes planning projects for their excellence, innovation, impact on the profession, implementation potential and overall presentation. This program began in 1983 and has grown to include thirteen award categories. A jury of ten planning professionals from the public and private sector, representing every region, evaluate submissions against a strict criteria.

Click here to see past Award recipients, and read a full description of each Award category here.

About S2

S2 Architecture is an established firm with over 20 years of history of design excellence. We are a full service architectural and interior design firm with studios in Calgary and Edmonton, engaged in inspired and innovative design and planning. Our work spans a broad range of building and project types and the foundation of our success is deeply rooted in the delivery of creative design solutions for our clients, our communities and the environment.

For more information on S2 click here.

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