News in brief

University of Toronto Mississauga’s Instructional Centre has won an Award of Excellence in Urban Design at the 30th Annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards. The event, which took place on November 22, is Ontario’s longest running municipal urban design competition.

In an interview with, the judges praised the Instructional Centre, saying, “Although the building is large and stands out, the well-executed design maintains a human scale that is friendly and generous.”

Mississauga Celebration Square also won an Award of Excellence while the Burnhamthorpe Library redevelopment and the recent pool additions to the Clarkson and Malton Community Centres were given Awards of Merit.

Ten other projects were nominated for the Design award. The winning projects are a part of the City of Mississauga’s Infrastructure Stimulus Fund (ISF).

Stay up to date. Sign up for our weekly newsletter, sent straight to your inbox:

* indicates required