Fort York Branch Library

Location
Toronto, Ontario

Client
Toronto Public Library

Completion
2014

Size
16,000 s.f.

Project Type
Civic

KPMB Team
Shirley Blumberg (partner-in-charge), Andrew Dyke (associate-in-charge), Richard Unterthiner (project architect), Sanaz Shirshekar, Lynn Pilon (project manager), Dave Smythe (contract administration), David Poloway, Carolyn Lee, Rachel Cyr

Consultants
ERA Architects (heritage architectural services), MMM Group Limited (civil engineering), Janet Rosenberg + Associates (landscape architect), Larden Muniak (building code compliance), Turner & Townsend cm2r Inc (quantity surveying), HIDI RAE Consulting Engineers (mechanical, electrical, fire protection, communications), Read Jones Christoffersen (structural engineering), Aercoustics (acoustical engineering), Soberman Engineering Inc (vertical transportation engineering)

Photography
Tom Arban, James Brittain, Maris Mezulis, Riley Snelling, Adrien Williams

Awards
2016 OLA New Library Building Award
2016 Architizer A+ Awards
2015 Illumination Engineering Society of North America, Illumination Award, Toronto Section
2015 Illumination Engineering Society of North America, Illumination Award of Merit
2015 Ontario Association Of Architects Design Excellence – Honourable Mention
2015 Library Journal: New Landmark Libraries – Honourable Mention

Press
The Globe & Mail, December 2016
Building Magazine, March 2014

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