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Burgoyne Bridge Receives 3 CISC Awards of Excellence

Posted by GM Admin November 14, 2017
Gabriel Mackinnon illuminated the Burgoyne Bridge,  a 7 span, 333 meter highway bridge across the Niagara River near St. Catherine's. The project was completed in 2016, with Parsons (formerly Delcan) and many of the same team members with whom we shared such success on the Vimy Bridge in Ottawa. The projects differed in execution, with Burgoyne receiving additional... Read More
New in our portfolio, images of our work on CF Rideau Centre, which completed an extensive renovation and expansion last year. GMLD was pleased to continue our work defending lighting for our long time client Cadillac Fairview, and even more so than usual as we were re-renovating a project after decades of use, and because CF Rideau Centre is in our proverbial backyard,... Read More

Les Promenades St-Bruno added to portfolio

Posted by GM Admin October 18, 2017
We are happy to announce the addition of a project to our portfolio, Les Promenades St Bruno shopping centre in St-Bruno Quebec. You can see some background on the project and lighting design on our Promenades St Bruno portfolio page. The project was beautifully photographed by Yves... Read More

GMLD project featured on Philips Lighting website

Posted by GM Admin March 29, 2017
GMLD was pleasantly surprised to see one of our projects gracing the front page of Philips Lighting today! Waterpark Place III is an office tower in downtown Toronto that GMLD completed in 2015, along with GH+A and... Read More

Ismaili Centre added to portfolio

Posted by GM Admin February 22, 2017
At long last, we have added some photos from our work on the Ismaili Centre to our portfolio! Gabriel Mackinnon is proud of another successful collaboration with Moriyama & Teshima. Excellent photos by Shai Gil.... Read More

Royal Alberta Museum nearing completion

Posted by GM Admin January 4, 2017
GMLD is honoured to have designed the lighting of the new Royal Alberta Museum, collaborating with a great team at Dialog in Edmonton. Lighting was carefully integrated into perforated wall panels, ceiling troughs and other architectural details to allow the innovative architectural forms and museum's artifacts to shine. (Photo via Dialog) A few project facts: Size:... Read More

YouthLink Police Interpretive Centre opens in Calgary

Posted by GM Admin October 2, 2015
YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre officially opens to the public today. Gabriel Mackinnon worked with exhibit designers Reich and Petch and a large project team to provide lighting design for the 26,000 square foot facility, which cost $8 million to complete. Lighting plays a strong role in creating drama for the exhibit, including features like lasers,... Read More

Re:Frag – Gabriel Mackinnon’s 2013 Nuit Blanche Exhibit

Posted by Andrew Mackinnon October 4, 2013
We were honoured to be selected to participate in last year's Nuit Blanche celebrations. In case you're not familiar with Nuit Blanche, it's a a dusk-till-dawn celebration of contemporary art and local culture taking place in multiple venues across the Ottawa+Gatineau cityscape. For the year's theme of SuperNova, Gabriel Mackinnon developed an interactive light exhibit... Read More