Awards and Distinctions

2021


Landscape Architecture

Grands Prix du Design / 14th Edition, awarded by Agence PID, Rue partagée Leacock, Categories: Urban Design / Pedestrian Streets / Shared Streets: Platinum Winner

Grands Prix du Design / 14th Edition, awarded by Agence PID, Résidence Terre et Eau, Categories: Landscape Architecture / Residential Landscape Architecture: Gold Winner

Grands Prix du Design / 14th Edition, awarded by Agence PID, Polyvalente Saint-Aubin, Categories: Landscape Architecture / Cultural & Institutional Landscape Architecture: Silver Winner

Grands Prix du Design / 14th Edition, awarded by Agence PID, Résidence à Sillery – Québec, Category:  Landscape Architecture / Residential Landscape Architecture: Bronze Winner

Award of Excellence (Communication Category) from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) for the eight part documentary film series “Memoirs of Pioneering Landscape Architects of Quebec and Ontario”: 

2020


Landscape Architecture

Prix Habitat Design for exterior landscape design, Défi Val-Mar in Landscape Architecture, Luxury Single-Family Residence category | Earth & Water Residence – Rigaud, QC

Architecture

North American Copper Award in Architecture for Outstanding Use of Architectural Copper in Building Design and Construction | Macdonald-Harrington Building, McGill University – Montreal, QC

Award of Merit in the Documentation & Planning category presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Cabbagetown Southwest Heritage Conservation District Study Project – Toronto, ON

Award of Merit in the Conservation Small & Lovely category presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Bellevue House Project – Kingston, ON

2019


Architecture

Award of Merit, Architectural Category awarded by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction| West Block of Parliament – Ottawa, ON

Award for Federal Buildings Heritage Conservation Excellence awarded by the Real Property Institute of Canada | West Block of Parliament – Ottawa, ON

Award of Excellence in the category of Conservation: Architecture awarded by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | West Block of Parliament – Ottawa, ON

Award of Excellence in the Documentation and Planning category awarded by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Campus du Fort de la Montagne Master plan – Montréal, QC

Certificate of Merit  for innovation in architecture awarded by the RAIC |  West Block of Parliament – Ottawa, ON

2018


Architecture

Order of Canada Julia Gersovitz was appointed an Officer of  the  Order of Canada in recognition of her exceptional contribution to heritage conservation in Canada and abroad.

Design Excellence Award from OAA | Rehabilitation of the Wellington Building, Ottawa ON

North American Copper Award in Architecture for Outstanding Use of Architectural Copper in Building Design and Construction | West Block of Parliament, Ottawa ON

Landscape Architecture

Grands prix du design | The Wave| Mention in the Category of Installations, Agence PID – Montreal QC

2017


Architecture

BAC Craft Award for Best Restoration / Rehabilitation / Maintenance Project | West Block of Parliament, Ottawa ON

Award of Excellence in the category of Conservation: Architecturepresented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Centre Block – East Pavilion Roof Rehabilitation – Ottawa, ON

Award of Merit in the category of Conservation: Architecture, presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Ernest Cormier Court of Appeal Building Restoration and Rehabilitation – Montreal, QC

North American Copper Award in Architecture for Outstanding Use of Architectural Copper in Building Design and Construction | Centre Block – East Pavilion Roof Rehabilitation – Ottawa, ON

Contract Magazine’s Interiors Award for Historic Restoration / New Interior | Wellington Building – Ottawa, ON

Award of Excellence presented by The City of Ottawa for the restoration of the Wellington Building – Ottawa, ON

2016


Architecture

Award of Excellence in the category of Conservation: Architecture, presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | The Wellington Building – Ottawa, ON

Award of Excellence in the category of Conservation: Small & Lovely, presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | The Blinderman Residence – Westmount, QC

2015


Architecture

Gabrielle Léger Medal, presented to Julia Gersovitz by the National Trust for Canada for lifetime achievement in Conservation in Canada

Award for Federal Buildings Heritage Conservation Excellence awarded by the Real Property Institute of Canada | The Wellington Building – Ottawa, ON

2014


Architecture

Grands Prix du Design, Special-Award, Signage and Branding – SQUISH Candies

Harley J. McKee Award, presented to Julia Gersovitz by the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) | In recognition for her outstanding contribution to the field of preservation technology

National Gold Award for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships, Infrastructure, presented by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) | Rehabilitation and restoration of St. Thomas courthouse, a part of the Elgin County Courthouse, St. Thomas, Ontario

Award of Excellence, Restoration, presented by the Conseil du patrimoine religieux du Québec | Stabilization and restoration at Saint Patrick’s Basilica, Montreal, Quebec

Award of Merit, Conservation of Buildings, Structures, Engineering Works and Landscapes category presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Rehabilitation and restoration of the St. Thomas courthouse, St. Thomas, Ontario

2013


Architecture

Award of Merit for Conservation (Restoration) presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of masonry and windows, Arts Building, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Award of Merit, Special Heritage Projects, presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Design Montreal Open House Event, EVOQ office, Montreal, Quebec

Award of Merit for Conservation (Recording, Preservation, Rehabilitation) presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Rehabilitation of oriels, Gerald-Godin Office Building (formerly Grand Trunk), Old Montreal, Quebec

Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award for Building Heritage (Adaptive Use) presented by the Heritage Canada Foundation | Rehabilitation of Jean-Talon Train Station/Loblaw’s, Montreal, Quebec

Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award for Building Heritage (Adaptive Use) presented by the Heritage Canada Foundation | Rehabilitation of the former Commissioners’ Building, now 357 de la Commune Ouest, Old Montreal, Quebec

North American Copper in Architecture Award presented by the Copper Development Association Inc. | Front entrance handrail, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario

Finalist, Award of Excellence, Institutional Category (less than 1,000 m2), presented by Cecobois | Kangirsuk Air Terminal and Maintenance Garage | Kangirsuk, Nunavik, Quebec

2012


Architecture

Gold Medal, Innovative Design and Development, New Retail Project, presented, in collaboration with Turner Fleisher Architects, by the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) | Queen and Portland Complex, Toronto, Ontario

Award of Excellence for Conservation on a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Via Panorama Lounge, Union Station, Toronto, Ontario

Award of Merit for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of mansard and masonry, Dandurand building (UQAM), Montreal, Quebec

Finalist, Facteur D, awarded by Mission Design Montreal | Centre for Northern Studies’ (CEN) Community Science Centre, Laval University, Kuujuarapik-Whapmagoostui, Nunavik, Quebec

Landscape Architecture

First Place Winner, Design of Transpavé’s Corporate Kiosk | Annual Exhibition of the Fédération interdisciplinaire de l’horticulture ornementale du Québec, Montreal, QC

2011


Architecture

Award of Excellence for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of masonry (terracotta), F.A.C.E. School, Montreal, Quebec

Award of Merit for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Rehabilitation of the Redpath Museum roof, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Certificate of Excellence, Architecture, awarded by Mission Design | In recognition of projects that have greatly contributed to design excellence and economic development in Quebec | Verger Hemmingford Residence, Hemmingford, Quebec

Award of Excellence, Sustainable Development, presented by Cecobois | Centre for Northern Studies’ (CEN) Community Science Centre, Laval University, Kuujuarapik-Whapmagoostui, Nunavik, Québec

2010


Architecture

Award of Merit for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Rehabilitation of the auditorium, F.A.C.E. School, Montreal, Québec

Award of Excellence for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented to ARCOP and EVOQ by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of the West Block South-East Tower, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

2009


Architecture

SITQ Award of Excellence presented by the City of Montreal to Julia Gersovitz and EVOQ | In recognition of exceptional efforts to preserve and enhance Montreal’s architectural heritage

Award of Merit, Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of the Beaconsfield Yacht Club, Beaconsfield, Quebec

2008


Architecture

Mention, Innovation Trophies, Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Buildings—Innovative Practices, awarded by Contech | Construction of the Kuujjuaq Passenger Terminal, Nunavik, Quebec

Award of Excellence, Construction and Architecture, presented by the American Galvanization Association (AGA) | Construction of the Kuujjuaq Passenger Terminal, Nunavik, Quebec

Ottawa Architectural Conservation Award, presented by the City of Ottawa | Restoration of the Rideau Hall Mappin Wing Façade, Ottawa, Ontario

2007


Architecture

Regional Director Award, Sustainable Development, presented by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) | Construction of the Kuujjuaq Passenger Terminal, Nunavik, Quebec

Award of Excellence, Green Buildings, presented by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, Quebec Chapter (CISC-Québec) | Construction of the Kuujjuaq Passenger Terminal, Nunavik, Quebec

SemiFinalist, Prix de l’Institut de Design Montréal | Construction of row houses, Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, Quebec

2006


Architecture

Award of Merit for the Preservation of a Heritage Building (Adaptive Reuse) presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of Douglas Memorial Hall (1911), Verdun, Quebec

2005


Architecture

Finalist, Award of Excellence in Architecture, presented by l’Ordre des architectes du Québec | Interior design, Hotel Gault, Old Montreal, Quebec

Landscape Architecture

Mention, category of Public Gardens, presented by Association des paysagistes professionnels du Québec for Mosaiculture Railway Corridor Project in Wendake, Québec

2004


Architecture

Award of Excellence for the Preservation of a Heritage Building presented by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) | Restoration of St. George’s Anglican Church of Canada, Montreal, Quebec

2003


Architecture

Conservation Merit Prize presented by the City of Montreal | Restoration of the Canadian Heritage of Quebec building, Montreal, Quebec

Award for Heritage Conservation, Commercial Buildings, presented by the Montreal Chamber of Commerce | Restoration of Hotel Gault, 449 Sainte-Hélène, Old Montreal

Jury Grand Prize presented by Commerce Design Montreal | Restoration of Hotel Gault, 449 Sainte-Hélène, Old Montreal, Quebec

First Runner-up, Prix de l’Institut de Design Montréal | Restoration of Hotel Gault, 449 Sainte-Hélène, Old Montreal, Quebec

2002


Architecture

Wawanesa Conservation Award, Montreal Architectural Conservation Operation, presented by the City of Montreal and Heritage Montreal | Restoration, rehabilitation and expansion of former Harbour Commissioners’ Building, now 357 de la Commune Ouest, Old Montreal, Quebec

Jury Grand Prize presented by Commerce Design Montreal Contest | Rehabilitation of a prestigious old bank into a retail store, Boutique Caban, corner of Sainte-Catherine and McGill College, Montreal, Quebec

2001


Architecture

Prix Orange presented by Sauvons Montréal | Restoration and rehabilitation of Douglas Hall, Douglas Hospital, Verdun, Quebec

Commercial Conservation Award presented by the City of Montreal | Rehabilitation of a prestigious old bank into a retail store, Boutique Caban, corner of Sainte-Catherine and McGill College, Montreal, Quebec

1999


Architecture

Prix Orange awarded by Sauvons Montréal | Victoria Hall Gallery, Westmount, Quebec

Honorable Mention, Montreal Architectural Conservation Operation presented by the City of Montreal | Rehabilitation of row houses on Pierce Street, Montreal, Quebec

1997


Architecture

Minister’s Award presented by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) | Restoration and rehabilitation of the West Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

Prix Orange awarded by Sauvons Montréal | Rehabilitation of row houses on Pierce Street, Montreal, Quebec

1993


Architecture

AIA Architectural Design Award presented by Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) | Rehabilitation of the Presbyterian Chapel of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

1992


Architecture

Mention, Commercial Building Category, awarded by the Order of Architects of Quebec (EVOQ acted as Preservation Planner and Heritage Architecture Consultant to Arcop Group/Provencher Roy, Architects) | Montreal World Trade Centre, Montreal, Quebec

1991


Architecture

Prix Orange awarded by Sauvons Montréal | Rehabilitation of Lady Meredith House, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

1987


Architecture

Mention, Montreal Trust/Crédit Foncier Award, presented by Heritage Canada | Gillespie House, Montreal, Quebec

Habitats Award presented by the Montreal Chamber of Commerce | Gillespie House, Montreal, Quebec

1985


Architecture

Certificate of Merit awarded by the City of Ottawa (Julia Gersovitz Architects acted as heritage conservation architects for Blood, Hughes, Architects) | Restoration of the Heritage Place façade, Ottawa, Ontario

1983


Architecture

Award of Excellence in Architecture, Commercial Building Category, presented by the Order of Architects of Quebec (Julia Gersovitz acted as Conservation Design and Materials Conservation Specialist for Arcop Associates) | Maison Alcan, Montreal, Quebec

First Prize, Montreal Trust/Crédit Foncier Award, presented by The Heritage Canada Foundation (Julia Gersovitz acted as Conservation Design and Materials Conservation Specialist for Arcop Associates) | Maison Alcan, Montreal, Quebec



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