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The architect of the Centre for International Governance Innovation campus in Waterloo has won a top award for creating a "profoundly humane environment."

KPMB Architects, based in Toronto, has been chosen for a Governor General's Medal in Architecture for the building on the site of the former Seagram distillery at 57 Erb St. W.

The CIGI campus is the fourth building at the corner of Erb and Caroline streets to win the medal. Previous recipients are the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (2006), the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery (1997) and the former Seagram Museum (1986).

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