Awards and Distinctions

2017

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

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 Residense – Westmount, QC

2015

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

2014

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

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 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 Le 357c, 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

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

2011

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 | La Face Cachée de la Pomme (cider mill), 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2004

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

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

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 the 357c, 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

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

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

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

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

1992

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

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

1987

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

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

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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