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2020 Design Excellence Awards

At IBI Group, we strive for design excellence across our practice areas and are always looking for ways to raise the bar. In 2019, we launched the Design Excellence Awards program to celebrate exceptional work from across our 60+ global offices. 

Now in its second year, our theme for 2020 was INNOVATION. We welcomed submissions from across our three sectors—Intelligence, Buildings and Infrastructure—and saw over 100 entries. After a rigorous judging process, this final list of winners represents IBI Group’s best and most innovative work from around the world.

 

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Digital Engagement Foyer

Digital Engagement Foyer

Cross-sector/Collaboration

The Digital Engagement Foyer is an innovative response to the pandemic. COVID-19 has upended the way we live, work, and interact with each other, making online engagement an essential substitute for in-person events. In partnership with IBI’s Placemaking and Visualization teams, Digital Foyers have been implemented at four IBI events, five third-party events, and on 20 projects, with the list growing weekly.

Rendering of Nine Elms School

Nine Elms School and Mixed-Use Development, London, UK

Environment & Climate Change

We were appointed by the London Borough of Wandsworth to provide a new mixed-use development comprising a 2FE primary school, children’s nursery and community/sports/recreation facilities within one of the largest regeneration schemes in London.

People sitting outside at Cafe TO surrounded by trees and flowers

CaféTO, Toronto, ON

Social/Community Value

CaféTO exemplifies the resilience and innovation that IBI Group brings to the forefront of our practice, using strategic placemaking to re-enliven Toronto’s main streets in the face of COVID-19, and providing local restaurants with a crucial lifeline to remain in business given the challenges resulting from the pandemic.

Scott Stewart talking to CurbIQ team

CurbIQ

Intelligence

By digitizing curbside regulations, CurbIQ™ helps cities better understand how their curbs are working today, and gives them modern tools to improve operations in the future.

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Sensor City building in Liverpool

Sensor City Liverpool, UK

Buildings

A collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, Sensor City is a highly adaptable research environment and incubator space for startups and SMEs developing digital sensor technologies and applications. 

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Coolidge Corner School Brookline Massachusetts playground

Florida Ruffin Ridley School, Brookline, MA

Infrastructure

The site design for the Florida Ruffin Ridley School was inspired by community vision for the schoolyard to reflect school values, incorporate its inclusive culture, and enhance the overall learning experience.

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graphically designed computer screen displaying a map application with graphic design elements

COVID-19 Dashboard

Intelligence

Rendering of front entrance of Boca Raton Arts and Innovation Center

Boca Raton Center for the Arts and Innovation, Boca Raton, FL

Buildings

untitled building designed by Pharrell Williams and IBI Group

untitled, Toronto, ON

Buildings

Rendering of Zagora Net Zero Village

Zagora Net Zero Vista Eco Village Master Plan, Zagora, ME

Infrastructure

Sign showing roadwork ahead, part of Signalling for Roadworks by Highways England

Signalling for Roadworks (SfR), Birmingham, UK

Intelligence—ICTs

Highways England Enhanced Defect Detection concept (EDD)

Highways England Enhanced Defect Detection (EDD), Newark, UK

Intelligence—Mobility 

TrafficAlert app on iPhone and iPad

TrafficAlert

Intelligence—Tech Pivot

Front entrance of NHS Gloden Jubilee Eye Centre

NHS Golden Jubilee Eye Centre, Clydebank, SCT

Buildings—Healthcare+

Front entrance of Prosserman JCC

Prosserman JCC, Toronto, ON

Buildings—Industrial, Civic and Office

Seating area inside Smart City Sandbox

Smart City Sandbox, Toronto, ON

Buildings—Interior Design

Foyer inside Mary Lyon Elementary School

Mary Lyon Elementary School, Tacoma, WA

Buildings—Learning+

Rendering of Curtner Station

Curtner Station, San Jose, CA

Buildings—Living+

Exterior of TYSSE emergency exit buildings

TYSSE Emergency Exit Buildings, Toronto, ON

Buildings—Transit Buildings

Rendering of Angel Stadium development plan

Angel Stadium Development Plan, Anaheim, CA

Infrastructure—Partnership

King Street Causeway Parklet at night

King Street Causeway Parklet, Toronto, ON

Infrastructure—Community

Children enjoying outdoor fountain at Masdar Institute Housing Residential Development Abu Dhabi, UAE

Masdar Neighborhood One, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Infrastructure—Environment

Hannah Parish

Lyft, Ontario

General Manager

Russ Bond

Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Former Director of Intelligent Transportation Systems Programs

Hugh Sumner

Hugh Sumner

Strategic Transport and Infrastructure Advisor

Jennifer Kolstad

Ford Motor Company​​​​​​​

Global Design Director

Elizabeth Pagliacolo

Azure Magazine

Executive Director

John Potter

Metrolinx

Design Division Architect

Jeff Henry

Jeff Henry

City of Waterloo

Councillor

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