Award winners gather at the 2011 City Awards reception.

Surrey’s best honoured

About 300 people turned out last week for the City of Surrey’s inaugural 2011 City Awards Reception.

About 300 people turned out last week for the City of Surrey’s inaugural 2011 City Awards Reception.

Held at City Centre Library to “highlight the people and projects that are leading the way,” the Oct. 25 event recognized individuals, businesses and community groups in five categories: city building, energy conservation and efficiency, selfless acts of community spirit, outstanding contributions in community beautification and environmental leadership.

Heart in the City Award: Honouring Selfless Acts of Community Spirit

• Reducing Poverty Award: Jas Singh – God’s Little Acre

• Strengthening Community Award: Marc and Sanja Poitras – Clothes on Wheels

Green City Award: Recognizing Environmental Leaders who Take Action & Inspire

• Individual: Deb Jack

• Community Category: The West Panorama Ridge Ratepayers Association

Business: The Round Up Café

Beautiful City Award: Celebrating Outstanding Contributions in Community Beautification

Resident & Community category: Darts Hill Garden Conservancy Trust Society

Business & Institutional category: Blackwood Partners Management Corporation – Central City Shopping Centre

Clean Energy City Award: Recognizing Innovation in Energy Conservation and Efficiency

• Award of Excellence for Clean Energy City: Surrey Schools – Energy and Sustainability Projects

NewCity Design Award: Recognizing Excellence in City Building

Small Scale Residential – two Awards of Excellence: Private Residence for a Young Family, South Surrey, designed by Omer Arbel Office; and Nature’s Walk Townhouse Project, Mosaic Homes, designed by Formwerks Architectural and DMG Landscape Architects

Medium Scale Residential Category: Salus, Adera Developments, designed by Integra Architecture and Forma Design Landscape Architects

Large Scale Residential category: Morgan Crossing, Larco Developments, designed by MCM Partnership, Creekside Architects, and DMG Landscape Architects

Commercial category: Central City Office Tower and Retail Area, City Centre, designed by Bing Thom Architects

Landscape, Public Space & Infrastructure category: Holland Park, City Centre, designed by van der Zalm Associates Landscape Architects

Renovation and Adaptive Re-Use Award: Kensington Prairie Community Centre, designed by Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design

Interiors Award of Excellence: Central City Atrium and Retail Galleria, City Centre, designed by Bing Thom Architects and Fast + Epp Engineers

Government and Institutional Award of Excellence: Surrey City Centre Library, designed by Bing Thom Architects and Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg Landscape Architects

 

 

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