AWARDS + TESTIMONIALS
Personal stories and collective histories are a catalyst for community revitalization. Through exploration of the essence of place, The Heritage + Design Company translates these narratives into community-based projects. Whether these inititives are a labour of love for a single individual or an entire community, the projects are economic drivers that ultimately contribute to creating vibrant, sustainable communities as 'heritage hotspots'. Cultural heritage is the key to creating exciting places to live, work, and play in rural communities across Canada.
Provide strong design advice for rural heritage properties
Identify unique tangible and intangible cultural heritage assets
Translate the essence of place into community-based projects
The End Goal:
The Heritage + Design Company seeks to facilitate and participate in rural community revitalization through heritage projects rooted in the unique tangible and intangible characteristics of place.
Founding Principal, CEO
Alixandra Piwowar completed both her Bachelor of Architectural Studies (2013) and her professional Master of Architecture (2015) at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON. Originally from Regina, SK, Ali has travelled to many countries including spending time studying at the University of South Australia. She has worked as a Research Assistant at Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS); an Architectural Heritage Researcher with the National Trust for Canada; and as an Intern Architect with the Heritage Conservation Directorate, Government of Canada. For more information, visit www.apiwowar.com
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
Henry Adams Gold Medal (2015)
NATIONAL TRUST FOR CANADA
Herb Stovel Scholarship (2015)
Student Awards of Excellence Nomination (2015)