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Name & LocationSharp Centre for Design
100 McCaul Street
Toronto, Grange Park
Other IdentificationProject:
Institutional affiliation: Ontario College of Art and Design / OCAD
Alternate names: OCAD
NotesThis building won a Worldwide Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2004, and an Award of Excellence by the Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Awards in the category "Building in Context" in 2005.

QuoteIt's a fantastic contribution to the fabric and culture of the city because it is wacky - completely impractical and idiotic and that's what makes it great.
Peter Clewes, as quoted by Donna Laporte
StatusCompleted
Year Completed2004
CompaniesThe following companies are associated with this building (click on company name for links to buildings):


  • Architect : ALSOP Architects Ltd.

  • Architect : Robbie/Young + Wright Architects

  • Landscape architect : Yuk Woo Lee & Associates

  • Mechanical engineer : MCW Consultants Ltd.

  • Structural engineer : Carruthers and Wallace Limited

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    Height and Building Data 
    Floors2
    Height (m)0.00
    Building typeLow-rise
    General useEducational
    Specific UseCollege
    Former Use 
    HeritageNot heritage
    Main StyleSculptural
    SourcesThis building has 9 sources. Click to see them.

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