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J.B.C. Watkins Award: Architecture

Jonathan Kim

Jonathan Kim

Photo: Amalie Tilma Søndergaard

Current Winner

Jonathan Kim

Jonathan Kim is an architecture student pursuing graduate studies at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has previously studied at Carleton University (BAS) and has worked in architecture firms in Canada, Norway and the UK. His current thesis investigations present a transformative timeline for the Faroe Islands, shifting the traditional fishery, aquaculture and processing industries towards the production of lab-grown fish proteins. This proposal promotes ecological restoration of the ocean while preserving the Faroese economy and culinary culture.

What is this prize?

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

Who created this prize?

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

For more information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer, Prizes


1-800-263-5588 (toll-free) or 613-566-4414, ext. 6004


October 2021


Prize amount


By application

Updated guidelines will be posted 2 months prior to the deadline.
You can submit a nomination to architecture-prizes@canadacouncil.ca.

Cumulative list of winners

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