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Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

Toronto, Ontario

Bridgepoint Health

Stantec Architecture / KPMB Architects (Planning, Design and Compliance Architects); HDR Architecture / Diamond Schmitt Architects (Design, Build, Finance and Maintain Architects)


680,000 ft² / 63,174 m²

Project Type
Healthcare, Heritage, Master Plan

Project Team
To realize the Bridgepoint Health’s vision to become Canada’s leading centre for rehabilitation and treatment of complex chronic disease, two teams of architects are responsible for the two-tiered project design and delivery under Infrastructure Ontario’s Alternate Financing and Procurement program:

Stantec Architecture / KPMB Architects are the Planning, Design and Compliance Architects for Bridgepoint Health responsible for the project specific outline specifications (PSOS) and the Design Exemplar.

HDR Architecture / Diamond Schmitt Architects are the architects to the Design, Build, Finance and Maintain consortium responsible for the design as constructed and are the Architects of Record.

Both teams are recognized as leaders in healthcare design and architectural excellence.

KPMB Architects
Bruce Kuwabara (partner-in-charge), Mitchell Hall (principal, project architect), Judith Taylor (senior associate), Kevin Thomas, Glenn MacMullinPaulo Rocha, John Peterson, Lily Liaukus

Stantec Architecture
Michael Moxam (principal-in-charge), Stuart Elgie (principal, project architect), Jane Wigle (healthcare planning lead), Deanna Brown, Sylvia Kim, Norma Angel, Rich Hlava, Ko Van Klaveren, Tim Lee

HDR Architecture
Craig Ellis (project principal), Rodel Misa (senior project manager), Tod Trigg (senior project manager), Stewart Earle (senior architect), Neil Sutton (senior project architect), Hyounjung Ahn, Ellen Rogojine, Jesus Santos, Andy Wong

Diamond Schmitt Architects
Jack Diamond (executive principal), Greg Colucci (principal-in charge), Antra Roze (associate and project architect), Jeong Choe, Kirsten Douglas, Gilda Giovane, Chris Hoyt, Brian McClean, Giuseppe Mandarino

Stantec Consulting (structural, electrical), The Mitchell Partnership (mechanical), Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg (landscape), Stantec Consulting (sustainability, energy), Randal Brown & Associates (building code, fire and life safety), Soberman Engineering (elevators), Aercoustics Engineering Ltd. (vibration, noise, acoustics), CFMS Consulting (commissioning), McCarthy Tetrault (municipal legal advisor), Urban Strategies (urban planning), E.R.A. Architects (heritage), RV Anderson Associates (site servicing), BA Consulting Group (traffic, transportation), Agnew Peckham (functional programming), Golder Associates (environmental), Archeological Services (archeological), Bruce Tree Expert (arborist), Kaizen Foodservice Planning & Design (food services), Halsall and Associates (structural), Smith & Anderson(M+E), The MBTW Group (landscape), A.M. Candaras Associates (Civil Engineers), Halsall and Associates (Sustainability), The Ventin Group (Heritage DBFM)

Tom Arban, Geoff Grenville, Sam Javanrouh, Nic Lehoux, Maris Mezulis, Greg van Riel

2017 Toronto Urban Design Award of Merit
2016 Architectural Record, Good Design is Good Business Award
2016 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture
2015 American Institute of Architects – Academy of Architecture for Health, Healthcare Design Award
2015 Caritas Project – Generative Space Award
2014 Modern Healthcare Design Award: Citation
2014 Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence
2014 International Academy for Design & Health Awards
2014 WAN Awards
2014 Pug Award: Paul Oberman Award for Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Restoration
2014 Pug Award: People’s Choice for Best Commercial or Institutional Building
2014 P3 Awards Shortlist
2014 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Awards, Honourable Mention
2014 Ontario Concrete Award
2014 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Award
2014 Heritage Canada The National Trust, Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for Building Heritage – Adaptive Use/Rehabilitation
2014 Ontario Masonry Design Awards – Structural Design: Institutional
2014 Architectural Conservancy Of Ontario, Provincial Awards, Paul Oberman Award for Adaptive Reuse
2014 International Academy for Design & Health Awards
2008 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

Living Architecture Monitor, Winter 2016
Canadian Interiors, Best of Canada, September-October 2014
Metropolis Magazine, October 2013
Canadian Architect, December 2008