Gardens carousel wins award

The Butchart Gardens’ carousel pavilion is award-winning.

Darryl Condon, of Hughes Condon Marler Architects, earned the Commercial Wood Design award for the building during the recent 2011 Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards.

The 7th annual awards evening in Vancouver recognized leadership and innovation in wood use while being an opportunity to publicly salute and encourage continued excellence in the building and design community. There were 82 nominations in 12 categories for the 2011 awards from all over the province, as well as national and international submissions.

Condon also earned the Institutional Wood Design – Large Award for the Aquatic Centre at Hillcrest Park.