For Immediate Release…Toronto, ON, January 10, 2011 - The 2010 Annual Best of the Year Awards from Interior Design Magazine honoured Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place with its first Award of Merit in the Public Space Category.
Recognizing the contributions of NORR Architects, the award highlights the Interior Design accomplishments undertaken in the renovation of an 80 year-old heritage building into an award winning conference centre.
Interior Design is the magazine for the interior design professional marketplace. Each month, the magazine features a variety of outstanding projects, the latest new products across all disciplines, industry news, and annually produces the Best of the Year Awards. These awards are the preeminent North American design competition recognizing superior interior design projects and products in 65 categories.
“On behalf of the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place, I am proud that Allstream Centre, Canada’s greenest conference centre is being recognized for the beautiful and functional interior design completed by NORR Architects” said Councillor Mark Grimes, Chair of the Board.
About Allstream Centre
Allstream Centre is Toronto’s newest Conference Centre, offering meeting planners an environmentally friendly meeting venue for groups of 50 - 3000 delegates. Targeted to be the first LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) conference centre in Canada, Allstream Centre is conveniently located on the shores of Lake Ontario at Exhibition Place. Formerly the Automotive Building, an extensive renovation has transformed the 1920's Art Deco building into a purpose-built conference centre with 20 meeting rooms, and the largest divisible, column-free, ballroom in Toronto (43,900sf). Operating under the Exhibition Place GREENSmart Program, Allstream Centre offers linen free meeting rooms, 100% green energy, natural light, local and organic foods, sophisticated HVAC system, 4-stream recycling program, Wi-Fi capability and independently controlled room temperature in each room. For additional information go to www.allstreamcentre.com
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