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Gabriel Mackinnon was honoured this past week to learn that three of our projects have in the 2019 Ottawa Urban Design Awards. The Senate of Canada building won an Award of Excellence in the Urban Infill Mid-High Rise category. Gabriel Mackinnon completed all interior lighting including Senate Chamber and committee rooms. DESIGN TEAM: Donald Schmitt; Diamond... Read More

Ottawa Art Gallery featured in Canadian Architect

Posted by GM Admin May 30, 2019
Another project that we at Gabriel Mackinnon are very proud of has been published in May issue of Canadian Architect. GMLD was responsible for the lighting design for the galleries at the newly renovated Ottawa Art Gallery. (The lighting of the very cool John Ruddy Cube and other public spaces was completed by our esteemed colleagues at Martin Conboy Lighting... Read More

Happy Holidays from GMLD!

Posted by GM Admin December 22, 2017
Happy Holidays from GMLD! We at Gabriel Mackinnon Lighting Design would like to thank all of our clients, friends, family, and the whole lighting community for all your support in an incredible year. Our office will be closed from December 23 and we will return rested and ready for 2018 on January 2nd! We wish you and yours the happiest of holidays and we hope to work with... 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

Gabriel Mackinnon supports Night to Nurture

Posted by GM Admin January 25, 2017
Metro, one of our valued clients, is a key organizer to the Night to Nurture Gala, a special event which supports Kids Help Phone and the Grocery Foundation. Gabriel Mackinnon is proud to have supported this event in 2017. The Grocery Foundation’s Night to Nurture Gala is Canada’s largest fundraising dinner in North America, annually raising close to $2,000,000 to... Read More
Our principal Andrew Mackinnon was recently interviewed by the Globe and Mail for a piece that ran Tuesday January 10, 2017: Niagara Falls Seen in an All New Light. The article begins with Paul Boken at Mulvey + Banani, discussing their recent re-illumination of Niagara Falls. Andrew then discusses how LED technology is effecting change in the lighting industry, with a... Read More
GMLD was pleased to learn this week that one of our large projects many years in the making has now been certified LEED gold. Edmonton Federal Building and Centennial Plaza accumulated 43 points to achieve the status. We are proud to have been able to earn the Light Pollution Reduction Credit for this challenging site with significant elevation changes, while still... Read More

Happy Holidays from all of us at Gabriel Mackinnon!

Posted by GM Admin December 23, 2016
Thanks for another excellent year! Wishing you and yours the merriest and brightest of holidays, from all of us at Gabriel Mackinnon Lighting Design. We hope to work (and play) with you in 2017! Public Service Announcement: We will be operating with limited staff from December 23rd through January 3rd. We hope you enjoy a little downtime too! We look forward to speaking... Read More

GMLD Projects win four ICSC Retail Awards in 2016!

Posted by GM Admin October 7, 2016
GMLD is proud to announce that four of our projects have won awards from the The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in 2016, after two wins in 2015.   The ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards Program is designed to honour our industry's brightest and best. The program brings information and insight to the entire industry on what it takes to achieve high... Read More

Happy Holidays from the GMLD Team!

Posted by GM Admin December 22, 2015
Above is the team cavorting in front of the Ismaili Centre in Toronto – more photos of this project coming soon! We have been honoured to continue to work with all of our clients new and old this past year, and we look forward to delivering more incredible spaces with you in 2016. Best wishes for the happiest of holidays and a prosperous new year from Andrew,... Read More