Award-winning heritage consultant, author and editor Donald Luxton is a founding director of the Heritage Vancouver Society, the Victoria Heritage Foundation and the Canadian Art Deco Society. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Heritage Conservation Foundation. Luxton has been practicing in the field of heritage conservation since 1983. His heritage consulting firm, Donald Luxton & Associates, has carried out numerous municipal planning projects, heritage inventories and the restoration of public buildings throughout British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. Luxton has also been active in the field of public education through the teaching of heritage conservation courses for both general interest and university credit. He teaches in the School of Construction and the Environment at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Awards & Recognition
BC Book Prizes Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize (2004) Building the West
Architectural Institute of BC Special Achievement Award (2004) Building the West
City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Honour (2004) Building the West
Hallmark Society Mark Madoff Award for Outstanding Publication (2004) Building the West
Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants Recognition of Excellence (2004) Building the West
Heritage Canada Achievement Award (2003) Building the West
BC Historical Federation Writing Competition, Short-Listed (2003) Building the West
Vancouver Heritage Award (2000) Lions Gate
Heritage Society of BC Achievement Award (2000) Lions Gate
City of Vancouver Book Prize (2000) Lions Gate
BC Book Prizes Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Prize, Finalist (2000) Lions Gate.