Ian MacDonald (architect)

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Ian MacDonald
Born 1953 (age 63–64)
Kitchener, ON
Nationality Canadian
House at 4a Wychwood Park, Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.

Ian MacDonald, studied architecture at the University of Waterloo and graduated in 1978 from Carleton University. He worked for Ronald Thom at the Thom Partnership', where he developed a foundation for his own approach to site, structure and the importance of landscape in architecture. In 1984 he established the firm of Ian MacDonald Architect, best known for its residential projects.

In addition to practicing architecture, MacDonald has taught at the University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design between 1984 and 2000, and has lectured nationally and internationally.

Selected Awards[edit]

Ian MacDonald Architect Inc. has garnered 6 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence [1] (1986-2005), 3 Governor General's Awards of Architecture [2] (2002, 2004, 2008) and the Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Award [3] (2010)


2010: Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Award, House of Grey Highlands [3]
2008: Governor General Medal for Architecture, 4a Wychwood Park [4]
2005: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, House in Grey Highlands [5]
2004: Governor General Medal for Architecture, House in Erin Township[6]
2003: Canadian Wood Council - Wood Design Residential Award, House in Mulmur Hills [7]
2002: Governor General Medal for Architecture, House in Mulmur Hills #1 [8]
2002: Toronto Dominion Centre and Cadillac Fairview Corporation: Salute to the City, for Excellence in Design and Contributing to the City
2001: Ontario Association of Architects - Architectural Excellence Award, House in Mulmur Hills [9]
1999: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, Deacon/Kravis Residence [1]
1997: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, House in Mulmur Hills [1]
1995: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, 4a Wychwood Park [1]
1994: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, 1 MacKenzie Crescent [1]
1986: Canadian Architect - Award of Excellence, Lytle Residence [1]

Selected Projects[edit]

  • House in Caledon
  • Deer Park Residence
  • House in Grey Highlands
  • House in Collingwood
  • Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto[10]
  • The Boulevard Club[11]
  • House on Farnham Avenue
  • House in Midtown Toronto
  • House at 4a Wychwood Park
  • House in Erin Township
  • House in Mulmur Hills #1
  • House in Mulmur Hills #2
  • Graham Residence

Sources[edit]

  • "Architecture Canada 2002: The Governor General's Medals in Architecture", Tuns Press, 2002 [12]
  • Andrew Gruft, "Substance over spectacle: Contemporary Canadian Architecture", Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005
  • Leslie Jen, "View Master", Canadian Architect, 2008 [13]
  • "Architecture Canada 2008: The Governor General's Medals in Architecture", RAIC, 2008 [14]
  • John Bentley-Mays, "Going the distance", Canadian Architect, 2011 [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "canadianarchitect.com". canadianarchitect.com. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  2. ^ "The Governor General of Canada > Governor General's Awards". Gg.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  3. ^ a b "OAA.on.ca : Awards - All Years". Web.oaa.on.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  4. ^ RAIC (2008-10-16). "Architecture Canada - Governor General's Medals 2008 Recipients". Raic.org. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  5. ^ "The 2005 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence winners announced". canadianarchitect.com. 2005-12-13. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  6. ^ "2004 Governor General Medals in Architecture". Raic.org. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  7. ^ "Wood Design & Building Awards". Cwc.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  8. ^ RAIC. "Architecture Canada - Governor General's Medals Recipients". Raic.org. Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  9. ^ "OAA.on.ca : Architectural Excellence and Residential Design". Web.oaa.on.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  10. ^ "Welcome to the Faculty of Arts & Science". Artsci.utoronto.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  11. ^ "The Boulevard Club". The Boulevard Club. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  12. ^ "Dalhousie University : Tuns Press". Tunspress.architectureandplanning.dal.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  13. ^ Leslie Jen (2008-04-01). "View Master". canadianarchitect.com. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  14. ^ RAIC. "Architecture Canada - Governor General's Medals 2008 Recipients". Raic.org. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  15. ^ John Bentley Mays (2011-09-01). "Going the distance". canadianarchitect.com. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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