BCRPA presents awards for recreation excellence

Design Quarterly

BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) has presented two projects with Facility Excellence Awards. A restoration of a century-old cottage and a new multi-use recreational facility were recognized for outstanding innovation in facility concept, design development, maintenance or operation in a facility.

The Edwardian Cottage at Terra Nova Rural Park in Richmond won for a project with a capital cost of less than $1 million. The Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre (ACUCC) in Langley won for a project over $1 million. …

“The outstanding work at the Edwardian Cottage is just one example of our commitment to creating one community together to celebrate Richmond’s unique and diverse heritage.” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “The building is a heritage asset not only for the City of Richmond, but for the entire country. It reflects the industry and socio-economic realities of the early twentieth century which are significant not just to Richmond, but to all Canadians.” …

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