Young Centre for the Performing Arts

Location
Toronto, Ontario

Client
George Brown College, Soulpepper Theatre Company

Completion
2006

Size
44,000 s.f.

Project Type
Culture, Education

KPMB Team
Thomas Payne (partner-in-charge), Chris Couse (senior associate), Mark Jaffar (project architect); Goran Milosevic, Kevin Thomas, Anne Lok, Andrea Macaroun, Thom Seto, Krista Clark, Ramon Janer, Clementine Chang, Stephen Kopp, Andrew Sinclair, Carolyn Lee, Virginia Dos Reis

Consultants
Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (structural), Crossey Engineering Ltd. (mechanical, electrical), Theatre Projects Consultants (theatre), Aercoustics Engineering Ltd. (acoustics), E.R.A. Architects Inc. (heritage), The Beggarstaff Sisters (signage), Engineering Harmonics (performance sound)

Project Manager
PHA Project Management Inc.

General Contractor
Dalton Engineering

Photography
Tom Arban

Awards
2007 United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Architecture Honor Award
2007 Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence
2007 Business Week/Architectural Record Award
2007 Wood Works! Awards
2006 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada, Project Winner

Press
Arredamento Mimarlik, July-August 2013
Ourtopias: cities and the role of design, August 2008
“Recycle and Reuse: The Young Centre for the Performing Arts”, October, 2007
Canadian Architect, September 2007
Design City Toronto, 2007
Business Week: 2007 Architecture Awards, December, 2007
Architectural Record, November 2007
Building Magazine, May/June 2006

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