George Yabu, Glenn Pushelberg Appointed to Order of Canada

George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, the duo behind Toronto-based design firm Yabu Pushelberg, have been appointed officers of the Order of Canada. The Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors, recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation.

Yabu and Pushelberg, who also have offices in New York, were honored "for their contributions to design excellence internationally, notably by bringing their creative outlook to public spaces, and for promoting the Canadian design industry," according to a news release.