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Awards and Honours

2018 Cascade Award Recipient - Best Exhibit, Large Institution

The Biosphere, Environment Museum exhibition was awarded the 2018 Cascade Award for Best Exhibit - Large Institution from CASC (Canadian Association of Science Centres).

Planet MTLis an innovative, educational exhibition designed to immerse visitors in learning about Urban Ecosystems. The exhibition challenges visitors to consider what they love about their city in the context of what makes their city livable, lovable and sustainable, despite modern issues such as pollution and climate change. Lord Cultural Resources was responsible for the turn-key exhibition design. 

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Finalist for 2018 GLAMi Award: In-Gallery Interactive

The Planet MTL Urban Ecosystem Exhibition was a finalist for the 2018 GLAMi Award in the category of Exhibition Media or Experience: In-Gallery Interactive.

Lord Cultural Resources worked with NGX InteractiveExpographiq, and WeatherstonBruer Associates to create this innovative, educational exhibition designed to immerse visitors in learning about Urban Ecosystems. The exhibition is a multi-sensory experience, with a time-lapse film, graffiti artwork, immersive soundscape, physical interactives, engaging touch screens, and dynamic 3D projections mapped onto the city of Montreal.

For more details about Planet MTL, please see the GLAMi nomination page.

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2018 - AIA New York Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects NY (AIANY) has announced its 2018 Design Awards Recipients, and recognized 2 Lord Projects. Each winning project is chosen for its design quality, response to its context and community, program resolution, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique. 

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Best New Museum in Middle East and Africa

The Etihad Museum was selected as the Best New Museum in MIddle East and Africa at the Leading Culture Destination Awards in 2017. 

The Etihad Museum tells story of the unification of the Emirates according to the vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the leaders of the other Emirates that formerly made up the Trucial States. Lord was honoured to provide interpretive planning, content development and exhibition design services including site supervision for RTA for almost 3000 square metres of permanent exhibition, and most recently Lord has developed the ‘Road Map’ to opening study, structuring the museums organization and internal development.

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2017 Summit Emerging Media Visionary Award

The Biosphere, Environment Museum exhibition was awarded the 2017 Emerging Media Visionary Award, Summit International Awards. 

Lord Cultural Resources worked with NGX InteractiveExpographiq, and WeatherstonBruer Associates to create this innovative, educational exhibition designed to immerse visitors in learning about Urban Ecosystems. The exhibition is a multi-sensory experience, with a time-lapse film, graffiti artwork, immersive soundscape, physical interactives, engaging touch screens, and dynamic 3D projections mapped onto the city of Montreal.

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2017 - Beazley Design Of The Year

The National Museum of African American History and Culture was named the 2017 Design Of The Year in the architecture category, as well as overall. The awards are a partnership the Design Museum and Beazley, and alongside architecture recognize achievements in the categories of Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport.

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June 2016- Member of the Order of Canada

Gail Dexter Lord named a Member of the Order of Canada. "For her contributions to museum planning and management and for her work in supporting the cultural sector in Canada and abroad."

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AAM 2016 Excellence in Exhibition Competition’s distinction of Honorable Mention

North Dakota Heritage Center exhibition, Innovations: Early Peoples Gallery awarded the AAM 2016 Excellence in Exhibition Competition’s distinction of Honorable Mention. Lord Cultural Resources proudly collaborated on this award.

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Construction Project of the Year
2016 Construction Project of the Year

The Etihad Museum was selected as the Construction Project of the Year at the Construction Week Awards in 2016.

The Etihad Museum tells story of the unification of the Emirates according to the vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the leaders of the other Emirates that formerly made up the Trucial States. Lord was honoured to provide interpretive planning, content development and exhibition design services including site supervision for RTA for almost 3000 square metres of permanent exhibition, and most recently Lord has developed the ‘Road Map’ to opening study, structuring the museums organization and internal development.

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2015 Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Award of Excellence in Publications

The Manual of Museum Exhibitions, Second Edition, has been honoured with the 2015 Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Award of Excellence in Publications on November 6, 2015. Edited by Barry Lord, Co-President, and Maria Piacente, Vice President of Lord Cultural Resources.