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Lemay, Perkins+Will, and Bisson Fortin to design Montreal’s REM stations

Lemay, Perkins+Will, and Bisson Fortin to design Montreal’s REM stations

One of North America?s largest public transportation projects, the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) will transform the Greater Montreal Region public transport experience with some of the nation?s most inspiring, meaningful and transformative...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:54:17
In The Black

In The Black

The upgrading of Montréal?s aging housing stock has attracted a rich variety of responses over the last few years from the city?s young architects, who skillfully adapt their work to the particular character of distinct neighbourhoods. The firm...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:50:28
Submissions open for 51st Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

Submissions open for 51st Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

Celebrating 51 years, Canadian Architect has since 1967 sponsored an annual national awards program recognizing projects in the design stage. Each year, submissions are due in September, judging takes place in October and the winning schemes are...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:50:28


Perkins+Will’s Albion Library a sole Canadian winner at AIA COTE

Perkins+Will’s Albion Library a sole Canadian winner at AIA COTE

Yesterday, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) revealed the winners of the 2018 COTE Top Ten Projects Awards, which are granted by the AIA’s Committee on the Environment. “Each year, the program recognizes 10 projects that integrate...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:50:28
Huntington Society hosting Toronto architectural walking tour

Huntington Society hosting Toronto architectural walking tour

Join the Toronto Chapter of the Huntington Society of Canada for the 20th Annual Wiswell Family Gems Walk featuring the Downtown West Neighbourhood. Every year, the group gathers in a different neighbourhood to explore the fascinating history that...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:51:31
Smartgeometry sg2018 | May 7 – May 12

Smartgeometry sg2018 | May 7 – May 12

sg is a bi-annual Workshop + Conference, this year entitled sg2018: Machine Minds. The sg2018 Workshop and Conference is a gathering of the global community of innovators and pioneers in the fields of architecture, design and engineering. Conference...
Architecture - 2018-04-18 21:57:40
Design Excavation

Design Excavation

Three blocks east of Main Street in Vancouver?s Little Mountain neighbourhood, the 480 House project of D?Arcy Jones Architecture (DJA) sits on a gentle incline overlooking the north end of what early settlers called the Tea Swamp. Unlike...
Architecture - 2018-04-18 21:57:40
Architects from 13 Canadian cities named 2018 RAIC Fellows

Architects from 13 Canadian cities named 2018 RAIC Fellows

A Toronto specialist in culinary education; the project architect for Vancouver?s largest transit-oriented development, a Calgary-based aviation design expert, and a Quebec architecture policy champion are among the Canadian architects to be named...
Architecture - 2018-04-18 21:57:40


UNCEDED celebrates patronage from Ontario Lieutenant Governor

UNCEDED celebrates patronage from Ontario Lieutenant Governor

UNCEDED: Voices of the Land, Canada?s official entry to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, would like to announce that it has received the distinguished Honorary Patronage of the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario....
Architecture - 2018-04-18 21:57:40
A meeting with B. V. Doshi and a conversation on the 1958 Toronto City Hall and Square Competition

A meeting with B. V. Doshi and a conversation on the 1958 Toronto City Hall and Square Competition

?Sangath, it?s an architect?s office isn?t it"? asks the auto-rickshaw driver as we make our way through Ahmedabad?s late afternoon traffic. By this point, I?m accustomed to the organized chaos of Indian driving and the apparent ease of drivers to...
Architecture - 2018-04-17 21:48:33
B.C. government, United Church partner in new affordable housing developments

B.C. government, United Church partner in new affordable housing developments

The United Church in British Columbia is stepping forward to help address the province?s affordable housing crisis by offering up some of its properties for development. Premier John Horgan announced Friday that the province will spend $12.4 million...
Architecture - 2018-04-17 21:48:33
Diamond Schmitt’s Weiser Hall inaugurated in Ann Arbor

Diamond Schmitt’s Weiser Hall inaugurated in Ann Arbor

The transformation of a landmark building on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor is being celebrated today. The renovation and expansion of Weiser Hall repurposes the mid-century ten-storey tower to create a dynamic learning environment...
Architecture - 2018-04-17 21:48:33
Royal Ontario Museum kicking off Bloor Street revitalization

Royal Ontario Museum kicking off Bloor Street revitalization

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) today announced plans to begin work on the Helga and Mike Schmidt Performance Terrace and the Reed Family Plaza. This initiative is part of the Museum?s Welcome Project, established to provide greater access to the...
Architecture - 2018-04-16 21:49:15


Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948?1980 | Jul 15 to Jan 13

Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948?1980 | Jul 15 to Jan 13

Situated between the capitalist West and the socialist East, Yugoslavia?s architects responded to contradictory demands and influences, developing a postwar architecture both in line with and distinct from the design approaches seen elsewhere in...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Architecture+Design film festival returns to Winnipeg April 18-22

Architecture+Design film festival returns to Winnipeg April 18-22

The Architecture+Design Film Festival will again take place in Winnipeg on April 18th to 22nd, 2018.This year?s festival will present 24 films from 10 countries including Ireland, England, Spain, Denmark, Australia, Netherlands Germany, Canada and...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Home Truths

Home Truths

For the Communist Party of China, housing has always been a tool to control the population. State-run businesses initially delivered units under the aegis of the Party. Nowadays, even though housing is delivered through the mechanisms of a market...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Iconic Houses Conference | May 15 to May 18

Iconic Houses Conference | May 15 to May 18

The 5th annual conference will focus on the themes of: Modernism on the East Coast ? Philip Johnson and the Harvard Five, and Iconic Houses in Latin America. www.aanmelder.nl/ihc2018 The post Iconic Houses Conference | May 15 to May 18 appeared...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
London Festival of Architecture 2018 | June 1 to June 30

London Festival of Architecture 2018 | June 1 to June 30

The London Festival of Architecture celebrates London as a global hub of architectural experimentation, practice and debate. The festival returns to the capital from 1-30 June 2018 with a lively and diverse programme of public events across London...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Learning from Balkrishna Doshi

Learning from Balkrishna Doshi

For the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Balkrishna Doshi, architecture is ?never about resolving a problem; it is about discovery in the joy of making.? Doshi worked with Le Corbusier in Paris from 1951-54 and later supervised Corbusier?s...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 | June 21 to June 23

AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 | June 21 to June 23

At A?18, some of the most creative architects, designers, and firms will share how they?re creating their own blueprint and making a difference in cities of every size all over the world. Over 23,000 attendees are expected. The post AIA Conference...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Futuro | to June 3

Futuro | to June 3

A tribute to an icon of the space age with a presentation in an outdoor space at Pinakothek der Moderne. The Futoro ? or Future House ? was designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1965-1967 and originally intended as a ski lodge. The post...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
La Biennale di Venezia | May 26 to November 25

La Biennale di Venezia | May 26 to November 25

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara curate the 16th installations of the legendary international architecture exhibition, on the grounds of the Giardini in Venice. The Biennale Architecture 2018 will be titled Freespace, evoking a generosity of...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Serpentine Pavilion: Frida Escobedo | June 15 to October 7

Serpentine Pavilion: Frida Escobedo | June 15 to October 7

Architect Frida Escobedo, celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018. Harnessing a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry, her atmospheric courtyard-based design...
Architecture - 2018-04-13 21:50:50
Bold by Design: OAA Conference 2018 | May 23 to May 25

Bold by Design: OAA Conference 2018 | May 23 to May 25

The architectural issues of the 21st century will require big thinking and radical approaches. This year?s Ontario Association of Architects conference will explore how architects ought use the knowledge and skills of the profession ? creativity,...
Architecture - 2018-04-12 21:53:45
Cabin Fever | June 9 to September 30

Cabin Fever | June 9 to September 30

The exhibition traces the tradition of the cabin in Canada and the United States?from the settlement of the frontier to the contemporary depictions feverishly circulated across the Internet?showing how this humble architectural form has been...
Architecture - 2018-04-12 21:53:45
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