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Governor General?s Medals in Architecture Awards Ceremony

Governor General?s Medals in Architecture Awards Ceremony

The winners of the 2022 Governor General?s Medals in Architecture were presented with their medals during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, on Tuesday, January 24. Her Excellency, Governor General Mary Simon, presented the medals and presided...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:01:29
Scene: Canadian Architect and Canadian Interiors Awards Celebration, February 2, 2023

Scene: Canadian Architect and Canadian Interiors Awards Celebration, February 2, 2023

On February 2, 2023, winners of theCanadian Architect Awards of Excellenceand Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Awardsgathered to celebrate together at Le Phnix, Lemay‘s headquarters in Montreal. In the inspiring setting of a net zero energy...
Architecture - 2023-02-06 21:54:43
Society of Architectural Historians launches its 2023 Annual International Conference

Society of Architectural Historians launches its 2023 Annual International Conference

The Society of Architectural Historians presents its 76th Annual International Conference in Montral, from April 12?16. The program, which is open to the public, includes 28 architectural tours, the SAH Montral Seminar, and the Sekler Talk by...
Architecture - 2023-02-03 21:52:01


Settimo Vilardi Named New OAA President

Settimo Vilardi Named New OAA President

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has named Settimo Vilardi as the new President of the Council. The Windsor-based architect was acclaimed to the one-year position at the first OAA Council meeting of 2023, which took place on January...
Architecture - 2023-02-02 21:53:04
The Royal Treatment: The Royal Hotel, Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario

The Royal Treatment: The Royal Hotel, Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario

The upper storeys of the historic hotel?s faade were maintained and restored. Photo by Jeff McNeill   PROJECT The Royal Hotel, Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario ARCHITECT Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects PHOTOS doublespace...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
Reflections from the World Design Capital: Feria Hbitat Valencia 2022

Reflections from the World Design Capital: Feria Hbitat Valencia 2022

Located on the Mediterranean coast, the vibrant port city of Valencia seamlessly integrates its historic heart, El Carmen, with surrounding neighbourhoods. It?s also the hometown of international architect Santiago Calatrava, whose futuristic City...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
In Memoriam: Balkrishna Doshi, 1927-2023

In Memoriam: Balkrishna Doshi, 1927-2023

Balkrishna Doshi, architect and recipient of the Pritzker Prize and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, has died at the age of 95. By Sanyam Bahga – Own work, via Wikimedia Commons As an architect, urban planner, and educator, Balkrishna?s craft...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
Timeless Presence: Montauk Sofa Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

Timeless Presence: Montauk Sofa Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

The retained faade of a former commercial building on The Main maintains the continuity of the street wall.   PROJECT Montauk Sofa Montreal, Montreal, Quebec ARCHITECT Cohlmeyer Architecture PHOTOS Nanne Springer In the summer of 2021,...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35


Crystal Boxes: MacKimmie Block & Tower Redevelopment, University of Calgary, Alberta

Crystal Boxes: MacKimmie Block & Tower Redevelopment, University of Calgary, Alberta

The paired buildings are a landmark at the centre of the low-slung University of Calgary campus.   PROJECT MacKimmie Block & Tower Redevelopment, University of Calgary, Alberta ARCHITECT DIALOG PHOTOS Tom Arban, unless otherwise noted Glass...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
Agnes Reimagined

Agnes Reimagined

Students from Central Public School on a school field trip to Agnes get to play and dance in Etherington House, an extension of the exhibition guest + host = ghost. Photo courtesy Agnes Etherington   For over 50 years, Queen?s University?s art...
Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
February 2023

February 2023

Architecture - 2023-02-01 21:51:35
The Daniels Faculty launches its Winter 2023 Public Program

The Daniels Faculty launches its Winter 2023 Public Program

The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto released its Winter 2023 Public Program. The program presents a series of free exhibitions, lectures, book talks, panel discussions and symposia....
Architecture - 2023-01-31 21:54:08
Community group advocates against demolition of Avon Crest, Stratford?s first hospital

Community group advocates against demolition of Avon Crest, Stratford?s first hospital

It needs a new roof, it?s missing its tower and ventilation pinnacles, but Stratford?s first hospital, opened in 1891, is still standing. For now. The repurposing potential of this landmark building has yet to be realized, something the Huron...
Architecture - 2023-01-31 21:54:08


University of Calgary officially opens Mathison Hall

University of Calgary officially opens Mathison Hall

The University of Calgary has officially opened Mathison Hall at the Haskayne School of Business. The four-storey 10,000-square-metre facility, attached to the school’s existing Scurfield Hall building, boasts new spaces for study, and aims to...
Architecture - 2023-01-26 21:53:17
The CCA announces its 2023 program

The CCA announces its 2023 program

The Canadian Centre for Architecture has released its 2023 program. This year?s initiative will continue to build on the organization’s commitment to represent the complex and multifaceted reality of the architectural field and its...
Architecture - 2023-01-26 21:53:17
Brian MacKay-Lyons appointed to the Order of Canada

Brian MacKay-Lyons appointed to the Order of Canada

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects has announced that their Principal, Brian MacKay-Lyons, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. Brian is cited ?For his contributions to architecture, notably through his vernacular designs that celebrate Nova...
Architecture - 2023-01-24 21:51:15
In Memoriam: Peter Prangnell, 1930-2023

In Memoriam: Peter Prangnell, 1930-2023

Peter Prangnell, AA dipl, M.Arch. Professor Emeritus of Architecture, passed away on January 14, 2023 at Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto. Peter served as Architecture Department Chairperson at the University of Toronto From 1968 to 1976, and...
Architecture - 2023-01-24 21:51:15
In Memoriam: Nelda Rodger, 1952-2023

In Memoriam: Nelda Rodger, 1952-2023

Nelda Rodger, co-founder and Editorial Director of Toronto-based AZURE Media team, passed on January 4, 2023 after a long illness. Over the past 38 years, Nelda poured her passion into Azure, which also meant nurturing the local design community,...
Architecture - 2023-01-24 21:51:15
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