TIFF Bell Lightbox

Location
Toronto, Ontario

Client
Toronto International Film Festival, King + John Festival Corporation (c/o The Daniels Corporation)

Architects
KPMB Architects, design architects; Kirkor Architects & Planners, architects of record

Completion
2010

Size
175,000 s.f.

Project Type
Culture, Hospitality, Residential, Tower

KPMB Team
Bruce Kuwabara (design partner), Shirley Blumberg (partner-in-charge), Luigi LaRocca (senior associate), Matthew Wilson (project architect), Matt Krivosudsky, Bruno Weber, Brent Wagler, Glenn MacMullin, Andrea Macaroun, Rita Kiriakis, Lilly Liaukus, Carolyn Lee, David Poloway, Tyler Sharp, Debra Fabricus, Claudio Venier, Thom Seto, Walter Gaudet, Krista Clark, Clementine Chang, Winston Chong, Carla Munoz, Elizabeth Paden, Bill Colaco, Nicko Elliot, Norm Li, Robin Ramcharan, Jill Greaves

Kirkor Team
Clifford Korman (partner), Steven Kirshenblatt (partner), Mario Gumushdjian (architect, partner), Richard Golab (associate), Mike Nonis, Brent Whitby

Consultants
Jablonsky, Ast and Partners (structural), SNC Lavalin – LKM (mechanical, electrical), Leber/Rubes Inc. (life safety), NAK Design Group (landscape), Helyar & Associates (cost), Aercoustics Engineering Ltd. (acoustics), Westbury National Show Systems & Azcar Technologies (AV), Peter Smith Architect Inc. (theatre consultant), RWDI Engineering (wind), Marshall Macklin Monaghan (transportation) , Kaizen Foodservice Planning and Design Inc (food services), Pivotal Lighting Affiliated Engineers (lighting), Mulvey + Banani (security), Ehvert Engineering (IT), Gottschalk + Ash (signage)

Project Manager
Nexus PM

Construction Manager
PCL Constructors Canada

Photography
Tom Arban, Maris Mezulis

Awards
2012 Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence
2012 Ontario Concrete Award
2012 AZ Award
2011 Pug Awards, Best in Show
2011 Toronto Urban Design Award
2003 Winning Scheme, Invited Design Competition

Press
Best Tall Buildings 2011: CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 2012
Canadian Architect, February 2011
Toronto Magazine, 2011
Maclean’s Magazine, September 2010
Ourtopias: Cities and the role of design, August 2008
Design City Toronto, 2007
Toronto Life, December 2006
Highrise Magazine, November 2006

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