(Images and text published in Canadian Interiors Scene section.)
The Toronto Society of Architects Bash holds its Christmas party in a building that exemplifies design excellence in the city. 2019’s event took place at Artscape Wychwood Barns, an adaptive-reuse project of an abandoned century-old streetcar maintenance facility that was slated for demolition.
From construction firm Boszko & Verity: Diane Gropp, controller; Carmen Lam, office assistant;
Therese Baron, marketing manager; and Magdalena Turbak, project co-ordinator.
RJC Engineers’s Daniel Sokolowski, design engineer, structural engineering; and Jen Watson, associate; Gianni Meogrossi, associate, Adamson Associates Architects; and architectural consultant Ross Carter-Wingrove.
Elizabeth Vandertuin and Howard Rideout of their eponymous architecture firms.
Owen Peat of his self-named architecture firm; Lean Kim, architect, Kilogram Studio; Judah Mulalu, principal, Ten-2-Four Architecture; Tura Cousins Wilson, architect, Diamond Schmitt; and Bill Lobb of his eponymous architecture firm.
Barbora Vokac Taylor Architect’s Sarah McMurtry, intern architect; Liam Van Steekelenburg, intern; and the eponymous Barbora.
Ivan Franko, Paula Bowley and Susan Speigel of their respective eponymous architecture firms; and Lloyd Alter, design editor of TreeHugger and adjunct professor teaching sustainable design at Ryerson University School of Interior Design.
Leslie Jen, design journalist and communications consultant; and Martin Spreer, publisher, Canadian Interiors.
Lilly-Morgane Lecointe, project architect, and Callum Lewis-Laverty, architect, RAW Design; and Megan Torza, partner at architecture firm DTAH and TSA vice chair.
Eva Chau, project manager, Aspect Structural Engineers; Carlos de Oliveira, president and CEO, Castconnex, which makes cast-steel components for building and bridge structures; Renée Mackay-Lyons, associate, Blackwell.
The open bar; the crowd from the second-storey overlook.