MAY 2013: Cedarvale Ravine House wins the Plachta Award! Established in 1991 by Mrs. Wanda Plachta in honour of her late husband, Michael Plachta, this award recognizes younger firms that create excellence in smaller projects that has a construction budget of less than $8 million.
JANUARY 2013: Dave Leblanc discusses House in the Beach in the Globe's Real Estate section: "Picture Perfect."
NOVEMBER 2012: Toronto's first JAMES PERSE Los Angeles store opens in Yorkville with Drew Mandel Architects as Executive Architect.
NOVEMBER 2012: Cedarvale Ravine House and Lawren Harris House both garner awards in the 15th Annual Best of Canada Awards in the Residential category.
SEPTEMBER 2012: John Bentley Mays discusses the Cedarvale Ravine House in the Globe and Mail: A New Geometry of a Glass Box.
MAY 2012: Lawren Harris House is a featured story in the The Globe and Mail, Real Estate section: Tweaking Lawren Harris's art deco home in Toronto, by Dave LeBlanc.
APRIL 2012: Lawren Harris House is a featured story in the April 2012 issue of Canadian Architect.
APRIL 2012: Lawren Harris House is shortlisted for Azure Awards in the Residential Interiors category! Vote for us for the Azure People's Choice Award. To vote, click here.
APRIL 2012: Lawren Harris House wins Ontario Architects Association Design Excellence Award! Candidate for the OAA People's Choice Award. To vote, click here (before April 17, 2012, 4:30 PM EST).
JANUARY 2012: Caplan's Appliances storefront ready for grand re-opening.
JUNE 2011: Cedarvale Ravine House ready for move-in.
MAY 2011: Lawren Harris House ready for move-in.
JANUARY 2011: Drew lectures for Pecha Kucha at the Interior Design Show 2011.
JANUARY 2011: Drew Mandel Architects exhibits for Harbourfront Centre with installation, "Neighbourhood Maverick: Beyond Lines."
2010: Drew sits on the jury for DX Awards.
2010: Drew sits on the jury for Canadian Interiors' Best of Canada Awards.
2009: Chloe premieres at TIFF. Atom Egoyan's movie to be released in March 2010. Ravine House serves as the setting for many of the film's key scenes.