2017 CanBIM Awards Recap!

September 30, 2017

The 3rd Annual CanBIM Awards in Toronto on September 28th, held at the Beanfield Centre was a great success. With many great nominees it was an exciting event to say the least. The following are the highlights. 


Top honours goes out to PCL Construction for their work on the Rocky Ridge Recreation Centre, walking away with the General Contractors Award and the Best In BIM. Congratulations to PCL!

(L to R) R. Allan Partridge, Principal, Next Architecture, Lisa Marshall, Marketing and Communications Manager PCL Construction and Gordana Milicic, Construction Modeling Manager, PCL Construction.

The International Award, Sponsored by Turner Fleischer Architects  went to Groupe Canam for the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. 

(L to R) Patrick Martin, Business Development Representative, Groupe Canam and Steve Beaulieu, VDC Project Manager, Groupe Canam


The Owners Award, Sponsored by B+H Architects went to York University for their York University New Student Centre.

(L to R) Kyle Anderson, BIM Manager, B+H Architects and Patrick Saavedra, Director, Planning & Renovations YorkUniversity. 


The Design & Engineering Award went to Provencher Roy, for the Tour de Montréal. 


(L to R) Michael Rotolo, National Team Lead, SolidCAD a Cansel Company. Sebastien Frenette, BIM Director, Provencher Roy Architects and Anik Mandalian. Architect  and Partner, Provencher Roy Architects.



The General Contractor Award went to PCL Construction for the Rocky Ridge Recreation Centre. 

(L to R) Bruce McCallum, CanBIM Vice-President, Lisa Marshall, Marketing and Communications Manager PCL Construction and Gordana Milicic, Construction Modeling Manager, PCL Construction.


The Technology Award, Sponsored by IBI Group, went to Assemble Systems.

(L to R) Brent Mauti, Global Director Design Technology IBI Group and Brent Ramos, Director of Sales, Assemble Systems, 


The Academic Award sponsored by Global eTraining, went to Dr. Mohammed Delavar for BIM Assisted Design Process Automation for Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEB).

(L to R) Evan McNeil Professional Manager, Geomatics Leader, Global eTraining, Susan Brattberg, CEO and Co-Founder Global eTraining and Dr. Mohammad Delavar, 

The Technology Award.


Special recognition goes out to Ellen Bensky, Partner and CEO of Turner Fleischer Architects for picking up this years Professional Achievement Award. An Award that is intended to honour a CanBIM member who has made a significant and meaningful contribution to the advancement of Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design and Construction in Canada. 

(L to R) R. Allan Partridge, Principal, Next Architecture and Ellen Bensky, Partner and CEO Turner Fleischer Architects. 

We would also like to extend a very special thanks all the Awards Sponsors for their contribution to this fantastic evening of fun and recognition. 

Next Architecture - Best In BIM Award

Turner Fleischer Architects - International Award

B+H Architects - Owners Award

SolidCAD - Design & Engineering Award

Brownlee LLP - General Contractors Award

IBI Group - Technology Award

Global eTraining - Academic Award

George Brown College, School of Architectura