Project Description

To create a building that would become Canada’s leading centre for rehabilitation and treatment of complex chronic disease, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare was redeveloped into a new hospital overlooking the Don Valley. The project embraces the historic Don Jail, which was readapted to form part of the new hospital.

This 680,000 square feet, 10-storey building is the first hospital in Toronto to be LEED Silver-certified delivered through Private-Public Partnership.

This project was a recipient of the following awards:

  • 2017 Toronto Urban Design Award of Merit
  • 2016 Architectural Record, Good Design is Good Business Award
  • 2016 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture
  • 2015 American Institute of Architects – Academy of Architecture for Health, Healthcare Design Award
  • 2015 Caritas Project – Generative Space Award
  • 2014 Modern Healthcare Design Award: Citation
  • 2014 Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence
  • 2014 International Academy for Design & Health Awards
  • 2014 WAN Awards
  • 2014 Pug Award: Paul Oberman Award for Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Restoration
  • 2014 Pug Award: People’s Choice for Best Commercial or Institutional Building
  • 2014 P3 Awards Shortlist
  • 2014 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Awards, Honourable Mention
  • 2014 Ontario Concrete Award
  • 2014 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Award
  • 2014 Heritage Canada The National Trust, Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for Building Heritage – Adaptive Use/Rehabilitation
  • 2014 Ontario Masonry Design Awards – Structural Design: Institutional
  • 2014 Architectural Conservancy Of Ontario, Provincial Awards, Paul Oberman Award for Adaptive Reuse
  • 2014 International Academy for Design & Health Awards
  • 2008 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

LEA engineer Greg Andrews provided Structural Consulting Engineering Services on this project while employed at a previous firm.