In every project Hariri Pontarini Architects undertakes, our goal is design excellence. Over the years, the success of our projects—and the extent to which we have achieved this goal—has become evident in several ways:
Peer recognition, in the form of particular citations and awards, has been one of the ways in which we measure our success. Hariri Pontarini Architects has received over 50 awards and over the years, several of which are of particular significance.
For example, HPA was the recipient of the world’s top architecture award—the Progressive Architecture Award—for the winning international entry for the Bahá’í Temple for South America. In addition, HPA has received one of the top national awards in architecture: The Governor General’s Medal for the Schulich School of Business at York University. Hariri Pontarini Architects recently received the 2009 Award of Excellence Toronto Urban Design Award for the Pape/Danforth Public Library.