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J.B.C. Watkins Award: Architecture

The 2017 winner is Montréal-born Annie Breton

Annie Breton

Bülent Ata Güngör

2017 Winner

Annie Breton

She will put the prize money toward pursuing a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in Tromsø, Norway. Her program focuses on landscapes and settlements in Arctic and Subarctic regions.

What is this prize?

The J.B.C. Watkins Award: Architecture is offered to a Canadian professional architect wishing to pursue postgraduate studies outside Canada, ideally in Denmark, Norway, Sweden or Iceland.

Prize amount

$5,000 each

How to qualify

Apply to the Council.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.

For eligibility criteria, the application form and further information on this prize, see the J.B.C. Watkins Award: Architecture Guidelines.




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Who created this prize?

This award is funded by a bequest from the late John B.C. Watkins.

Further Information

Andrea Della Valle

Program Officer, Prizes

E-mail: andrea.dellavalle@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 5265

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 5265

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Next Deadline

March, 2018


Prize Amount


By Application

Cumulative list of winners

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