Allard Hall Wins Design Awards

Allard Hall, home of the Peter A. Allard School of Law, at the University of British Columbia, has received multiple nominations and awards for its design. The architectural firm of Diamond Schmitt envisioned the building as a structure to enhance legal education and the student experience. Allard Hall has been registered as a LEED Gold structure, compliant with the University of British Columbia's mandate to construct all buildings to a LEED Gold standard, beginning in 2008.

Allard Hall received a 2012 Award of Excellence from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, in the Commercial/Education/Research Category. It also earned a 2012 Institutional Award of Excellence at the BC Masonary Awards. Allard Hall was a recipiant of a 2012 Silver Brick in Architecture Award from the Brick Industry Association, and a 2012 Award Finalist in the Educational Category for ed+c Magazine's Excellence in Design Awards.