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WilkinsonEyre, Zeidler, Two Row, Arup and PLANT to design landmark bridge in Toronto

WilkinsonEyre, Zeidler, Two Row, Arup and PLANT to design landmark bridge in Toronto

Image credit: WilkinsonEyre WilkinsonEyre, with Zeidler Architecture and Two Row Architect, sustainable development and engineering firm Arup and landscape architects PLANT, have been selected to design the new the Keating Bridge Channel Pedestrian...
Architecture - 2024-06-20 07:52:05
The St. Anne?s fire in Toronto highlights the significance of space for cities and communities

The St. Anne?s fire in Toronto highlights the significance of space for cities and communities

People gather out front of the burnt-out St. Anne?s Anglican Church during an evening vigil to mourn the loss of the church following a Sunday morning fire, June 11, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston The public reaction to the tragic fire...
Architecture - 2024-06-20 07:52:05
Scene: Southwest Ontario RAIC College Fundraiser, June 6, 2024

Scene: Southwest Ontario RAIC College Fundraiser, June 6, 2024

Members of the RAIC?s College recently gathered at the Massey College courtyard for a fundraiser event that raised $36,000 for the RAIC Foundation. On June 6, 2024, members of the RAIC?s College from the Southwest Ontario region gathered at an...
Architecture - 2024-06-19 07:36:47
Toronto ICFF announces 2024 Architecture and Design Program

Toronto ICFF announces 2024 Architecture and Design Program

Photo credit: ICFF The 2024 Architecture and Design program at this year’s Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF), held in Toronto’s Distillery District, will focus on how Italy has influenced building design around the world for centuries...
Architecture - 2024-06-18 07:39:00
OCAD University Bestows Honorary Doctorate on Siamak Hariri

OCAD University Bestows Honorary Doctorate on Siamak Hariri

Photo credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects Architect Siamak Hariri has received an honorary doctorate from OCAD University in recognition of his outstanding achievements and leadership in advancing architectural design. The honorary degree was...
Architecture - 2024-06-15 07:38:49
Arthur Erickson Foundation launches celebrations of AE100 centennial

Arthur Erickson Foundation launches celebrations of AE100 centennial

Photo credit: Arthur Erickson Foundation The Erickson family together with the Arthur Erickson Foundation (AEF) have announced the launch of AE100, a program of local and national celebrations, films, exhibits and lectures that will take place over...
Architecture - 2024-06-15 07:38:48
Program Unveiled for International Garden Festival?s 25th Anniversary

Program Unveiled for International Garden Festival?s 25th Anniversary

Pergola, 2024Photo credit: Jérôme Lapierre Architecte The 25th edition of the Reford Gardens International Garden Festival, in Grand-Métis, Quebec,  will take place from June 22 to October 6, 2024. The theme for the 25th edition will be The...
Architecture - 2024-06-14 07:45:36
In Memoriam: Fumihiko Maki (1928 – 2024)

In Memoriam: Fumihiko Maki (1928 – 2024)

Photo courtesy of Fumihiko Maki’s Facebook page Renowned architect Fumihiko Maki passed away on June 6, 2024, at the age of 95. Maki was the winner of the  Pritzker Prize  in 1993. In 2011, the American Institute of Architects honoured Maki with...
Architecture - 2024-06-14 07:45:35
National Film Board of Canada re-releases documentary to commemorate Erickson’s 100th anniversary

National Film Board of Canada re-releases documentary to commemorate Erickson’s 100th annivers...

Photo credit: National Film Board of Canada (NFB)   The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has re-released a 1981 documentary about Vancouver architect Arthur Erickson to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of his birth on June 14. The film,...
Architecture - 2024-06-13 07:44:20
OAA announces three additional winners at Niagara Falls Conference

OAA announces three additional winners at Niagara Falls Conference

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) recently hosted its biennial Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, May 23, at the Niagara Falls Convention Centre, as part of its annual conference. Three new winners were revealed in addition to...
Architecture - 2024-06-12 07:48:01
Canadian Projects featured among CTBUH Annual Awards winners

Canadian Projects featured among CTBUH Annual Awards winners

  Several Canadian projects are among the winners of this year’s CTBUH Annual Awards. The CTBUH Annual Awards program recognizes projects, practices, and individuals that have made contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the...
Architecture - 2024-06-12 07:47:59
Redesign Unveiled for David Crombie Park in Toronto

Redesign Unveiled for David Crombie Park in Toronto

Image courtesy of SLA The design for the historic David Crombie Park in downtown Toronto, by Denmark-based SLA and Arcadis, has been unveiled after extensive public consultation. For 40 years, David Crombie Park has...
Architecture - 2024-06-11 07:49:00
Elsa Lam receives National Magazine Awards’ 2024 B2B Leadership Award

Elsa Lam receives National Magazine Awards’ 2024 B2B Leadership Award

Canadian Architect editor Elsa Lam is the recipient of this year’s B2B Leadership Award. This award recognizes career achievement in B2B media and is the highest individual honour that the National Magazine Awards: B2B can bestow. Lam holds a...
Architecture - 2024-06-11 07:48:58
Canadian Architecture is in crisis

Canadian Architecture is in crisis

In January, David Green wrote in Architects Journal about the challenges faced by UK architecture practices. He frames the challenge facing practices as being at the crossroads of a high demand on the built environment while the Royal Institute of...
Architecture - 2024-06-08 07:54:20
OAA Landscape Design Competition Submissions on Display

OAA Landscape Design Competition Submissions on Display

The OAA has launched its Landscape Design Competition to revitalize its Toronto headquarters and the submissions are now available for viewers to explore. Among the goals of the Landscape Design Competition is a furthering of the...
Architecture - 2024-06-08 07:54:19
The future of long-term care: Integrating age-friendly living into urban communities

The future of long-term care: Integrating age-friendly living into urban communities

With seniors making up nearly one-fifth of Canada?s population today (Statistics Canada, 2024), there has been tremendous attention of late around age-friendly cities. Age-friendly cities are an important part of public health and public policy....
Architecture - 2024-06-07 07:48:01
BMO Centre at Stampede Park Celebrates Grand Opening of Expansion

BMO Centre at Stampede Park Celebrates Grand Opening of Expansion

BMO Hero. Image courtesy of CMLC On June 5, 2024, Calgary?s BMO Centre at Stampede Park celebrated the grand opening of its 565,000 sq. ft. expansion, designed by Stantec, Populous and S2 Architecture. Following decades of planning and four years...
Architecture - 2024-06-07 07:48:02
SvN Architects + Planners joins forces with Hotson Architecture

SvN Architects + Planners joins forces with Hotson Architecture

Hotson Architecture led the design around District Flats at the Southlands community, a transit-oriented development at 48th and Cambie Street in Vancouver. SvN Architects + Planners (SvN) has announced that they have joined forces with...
Architecture - 2024-06-06 08:04:44
Three-part film and exhibition series arrives at CCA

Three-part film and exhibition series arrives at CCA

Still from the documentary film Into the Island, 2023 © CCA The first chapter of the Canadian Centre for Architecture’s (CCA) new exhibition and film project,
Architecture - 2024-06-05 07:50:55
McKinley Studios launches manufactured family homes

McKinley Studios launches manufactured family homes

Commonplace (Photo courtesy of McKinley Studios)   McKinley Studios has introduced Commonplace, a line of manufactured family homes. The project is founded by Walker McKinley, Edmund Lee, and Richard Frontain, with a commitment to environmental...
Architecture - 2024-06-04 07:51:10
Cool Comfort: Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Cool Comfort: Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub, Iqaluit, Nunavut

PROJECT Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub ARCHITECTS Lateral Office Inc. (Design Architect); Verne Reimer Architecture Inc. (Prime Consultant) TEXT Adele Weder PHOTOS Andrew Latreille As I entered the Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub in Iqaluit...
Architecture - 2024-06-02 07:48:55
Where We Grow Older

Where We Grow Older

Alí Bei, designed by Pau Vidal and Vivas Arquitectos, is one of 20 seniors? apartment buildings funded by the city of Barcelona. Still from Where We Grow Older, 2023. © CCA Montreal?s Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) strives to ?make people...
Architecture - 2024-06-02 07:49:12
Down by the Riverside: Promenade Samuel-De Champlain, Phase 3, Quebec City, Quebec

Down by the Riverside: Promenade Samuel-De Champlain, Phase 3, Quebec City, Quebec

A sandy beach, swimming area, and splash pad form a popular destination in the new park. Just west of this, the former St-Michel Pier was turned into an evocative exterior space. Photo by Maxime Brouillet PROJECT Promenade Samuel-De Champlain,...
Architecture - 2024-06-02 07:48:57
Winning Streak: Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Sports Park, Mississauga, Ontario

Winning Streak: Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Sports Park, Mississauga, Ontario

The swimming area enjoys generous natural light from skylights above, and two fully glazed exterior walls. The ceilings are shaped to diffuse light and frame the pool basins below. PROJECT Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Sports Park,...
Architecture - 2024-06-02 07:49:04
Book Review: Designed Landscapes?37 Key Projects

Book Review: Designed Landscapes?37 Key Projects

Designed Landscapes: 37 Key Projects By Alan Tate and Marcella Eaton (Routledge, London & New York, 2024)   REVIEW Ron Williams Fresh off the press, Designed Landscapes: 37 Key Projects, by Alan Tate and Marcella Eaton, is a beautiful and...
Architecture - 2024-06-02 07:49:06
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