east façade / © Nic Lehoux

Daniels Building at One Spadina Crescent

PrizeWinner in Architectural Design / Green architecture, Winner in Architectural Design / Educational Buildings
Firm LocationBoston, United States
Design TeamHeritage: ERA; Structural/Envelope: Entuitive; Electrical / Data / AV / Lighting: Mulvey Banani; Mech./Plumbing: Mitchell Partnership; Acoustics: Aercoustics; Civil: AM Candaras; Landscape: Public Work; Hardware: Upper Canada Specialty Hardware; CM: Eastern Construction
ClientDaniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

The Daniels Building is the new home of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto. It embodies a holistic approach to pedagogy, urban design, and sustainability, intended to engage students and the community alike in a dialogue with the built environment. The project opened the unique circular site and historic building after years of inaccessibility and added a new addition with integrated didactic and sustainable systems.