Cibinel Architecture is a professional consulting firm located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, offering personalized service to institutional, corporate, and commercial clients. Having grown into a respected design studio, we focus on innovative solutions that embody meaning in their design.

Cibinel Architecture attracts clients who are looking for leading edge solutions to building designs. Our firm takes a holistic approach to every project and its context – our client’s mission and programmatic needs; the physical and cultural environment; budget and schedule constraints; – and let this understanding inform our designs through responsive solutions.

The firm is both multi-dimensional and integrated. The 20-person team includes senior level architects and recent graduates, senior technical specialists; a LEED accredited professional, in-house interior designers and graphics specialists.

Since its inception, Cibinel has pursued designs that enable and encourage personal and community well-being. Cibinel has its roots in the early 1990s, with the partnership of Corbett Cibinel Architects; incorporating as Cibinel Architects Ltd., in 2008, and establishing Cibinel Architecture Ltd., to carry on the practice in 2015.


AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS

2017 WAN Awards, Sport in Architecture, Long List: Active Living Centre, University of Manitoba

2017 CISC Steel Design Award, Recreational Facility: Active Living Centre, University of Manitoba

2016 Acquisition International: Excellence Award for Most Outstanding Institutional Architecture Project: Active Living Centre, University of Manitoba

2016 Build Magazine Architecture Awards: Best Institutional Architecture Project: Active Living Centre, University of Manitoba

2016 The Globe and Mail, October 3, 2016, “Life after Corner Gas: The challenges of developing old service stations”

2016 NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility Award: Active Living Centre, University of Manitoba

2015 Premier’s Award for Design Excellence, Award of Merit: H2Office, RTGS/ TGS Office in Smartpark

2015 Prairie Wood Design Award for Residential Wood Design: G House

2014 WAG Home Tour, G house

2014 Commerce Design Winnipeg, People’s Choice Award: Carpathia Credit Union

2014 Commerce Design Winnipeg, Grand Jury Prize Award: Carpathia Credit Union

2014 F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Honour Award: Brandon Fire Hall No.1

2014 Architizer A+ Awards Special Mention: H2Office, RTGS/ TGS Office in Smartpark

2014 Manitoba Masonry Design Awards, Residential Single Unit: G House

2014 Manitoba Masonry Design Awards, Small Commercial: Carpathia Credit Union

2013 Visionary (re)Generation Open International Design Competition, University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus Redevelopment Plan, 1st Place in joint venture with Janet Rosenberg & Studio

2011 Canadian Architect Magazine, June Issue, “Floating on Water”

2011 Doors Open Winnipeg Awards, Best Restoration: Wesley Hall, University of Winnipeg*

2011 Award Magazine, June Issue, “Brandon Fire Hall #1”

2011 Canadian Architect Magazine, January Issue, “Manitoba’s CentrePlace pavilion acknowledged at Prairie Wood Design Awards”

2010 Design Exchange Award Honourable Mention for Commercial Architecture: H2Office, RTGS/ TGS Office in Smartpark

2010 Award Magazine, October Issue “Len Evans Centre of Trades & Technology”, Assiniboine Community College*

2010 Jury’s Choice Award, Prairie Wood Design Awards: CentrePlace Manitoba, Olympic and Paralympic Pavilion for the Province of Manitoba

2010 SAB Magazine, Nov/Dec Issue, “Design of short lifespan building takes creative thinking”

2010 Municipal/Recreational Wood Design Award, Prairie Wood Design Awards: CentrePlace Manitoba, Olympic and Paralympic Pavilion for the Province of Manitoba

2010 Prairie Design Award of Excellence, H2Office: RTGS/ TGS Office in Smartpark

2010 Prairie Design Award of Merit: Apotex Centre, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba*

2010 World Architecture News, Commercial Architecture Awards Long-List: H2Office, RTGS/ TGS Office in Smartpark

2010 CAE Canadian Architecture Edition Magazine, Edition One, “Apotex Centre”, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus*

2010 CAE Canadian Architecture Edition Magazine, Edition One, “CentrePlace Manitoba”, Olympic and Paralympic Pavilion for the Province of Manitoba

2010 Upword Magazine, “Assiniboine Community College: the synergy of Old and New”*

2009 VANOC Sustainability Star: CentrePlace Manitoba, Olympic and Paralympic Pavilion for the Province of Manitoba

2009 F.I.E.R.O. On the Boards Fire Station Design Award of Merit: Brandon Fire Hall No.1

2009 Behlen Industries Top Specialty Design Award: Brandon University Physical Plant*

2008 Prairie Design Award of Merit: Spirit Way*

2007 Manitoba Tourism Award for Product Development, Spirit Way*

2007 Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award for Excellence, Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg*

2007 Manitoba Hydro Spirit of the Earth Award, Spirit Way*

2006 Manitoba Tourism Award for Partnership, Spirit Way*

2006 Masonry Design Awards – Award of Excellence: Wesley Hall, University of Winnipeg*

2006 Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award for Excellence: Wesley Hall, University of Winnipeg*

2006 Building Magazine Out of the Box Awards: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2006 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Urban Design Award: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2004 City Crossings International Design Competition 1st Place in joint venture with Janet Rosenberg & Studio*

2004 Society for College and University Planning Honor Award, Excellence in Planning: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2004 Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award for Excellence: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2003 Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award of Excellence: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2003 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Award Best Project Overall: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2002 Green Building Challenge 2002 (Oslo, Norway) ranked 5th in the World: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2000 C-2000 (NRCan) Largest C-2000 project in Canada: Red River College Roblin Centre*

2000 Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award for Excellence: Heritage Centre*

2000 The Manitoba Association of Architects Masonry Design Awards: Original Building/Clark Hall*

2000 National Research Council Canada Energy Efficiency Award, Most energy efficient new building in Canada, Northwood Lodge*

2000 CBIP (Commercial Building Incentive Program) financial award, Northwood Lodge*

*Denotes project undertaken by Corbett Cibinel Architects.