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Two Canadians are finalists for the Female Frontier Awards

Two Canadians are finalists for the Female Frontier Awards

Provencher_Roy?s team behind the Port of Montréal?s Grand Quai project and Eleonore Leclerc, Principal at Stantec Architecture, are finalists in the international Female Frontier Awards: Powered by WAN competition, in the Team of the Year and...
Architecture - 2021-04-15 21:50:52
CSLA Announces the 2021 Awards of Excellence Recipients

CSLA Announces the 2021 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the recipients of the Awards of Excellence. This year, 14 projects received a national award. Dale Hodges Park by 02 Planning and Design was selected to receive the Jury?s Award of...
Architecture - 2021-04-15 21:50:52
Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic accelerate renovation of David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic accelerate renovation of David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic announced the acceleration of the comprehensive renovation of David Geffen Hall. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects ? Partners, the...
Architecture - 2021-04-14 21:49:38


Canadian Architect and Twenty + Change : Open Call for Emerging Practices (Deadline next week!)

Canadian Architect and Twenty + Change : Open Call for Emerging Practices (Deadline next week!)

Twenty + Change is a non-profit organization established to encourage the exchange of ideas, and to expose and disseminate the work of a new generation of Canadian architects and designers. The fifth iteration of Twenty + Change is a collaboration...
Architecture - 2021-04-14 21:49:38
Three projects reinforce Montreal’s place in a planetary movement

Three projects reinforce Montreal’s place in a planetary movement

In 2014, after a long process, in 3 competitions organized in parallel by the Montreal Botanical Garden museum institution Space for Life, 3 projects were selected in coincidence with the celebrations of the 375th anniversary of Montreal. The...
Architecture - 2021-04-12 21:48:17
BC Government Provides Funds for 12 Mass Timber Research Projects

BC Government Provides Funds for 12 Mass Timber Research Projects

The government of British Columbia is funding 12 mass timber demonstration and research projects and has established a new advisory council to accelerate the adoption of mass timber building systems, as part of the Province?s economic recovery. The...
Architecture - 2021-04-09 21:52:13
BDP Quadrangle and PARTISANS propose 66-storey Toronto tower

BDP Quadrangle and PARTISANS propose 66-storey Toronto tower

A proposed mixed-use building designed by collaborating architects BDP Quadrangle and PARTISANS for H&R REIT could rise 66 storeys above Toronto?s  financial district, directly adjacent to King Station on the TTC?s Yonge subway line. Rendering...
Architecture - 2021-04-08 21:49:29
OAQ unveils the 2021 Architecture Awards of Excellence winners

OAQ unveils the 2021 Architecture Awards of Excellence winners

The Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ)  unveiled the 11 winners of its Architecture Awards of Excellence  for 2021 during an online gala. The Grand Prix d’Excellence en Architecture 2021 was awarded to the firms Lemay and Atelier...
Architecture - 2021-04-08 21:49:29


Stantec/KPMB Architects providing design services for transformed SickKids campus

Stantec/KPMB Architects providing design services for transformed SickKids campus

The joint venture of Stantec / KPMB Architects is providing architectural design services for the planning phase of The Hospital for Sick Children?s (SickKids) ten-plus year campus redevelopment, Project Horizon. According to the developers, the...
Architecture - 2021-04-08 21:49:29
Call for Papers: 46th annual SSAC Conference

Call for Papers: 46th annual SSAC Conference

The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada is now accepting paper proposals for its 46th annual conference under the theme ?Architecture in the Clouds.?  The organization is seeking papers for the following sessions: The Sea and...
Architecture - 2021-04-05 21:53:26
Attached to the Detached: South House, Mississauga, Ontario

Attached to the Detached: South House, Mississauga, Ontario

A minimal addition clad in blue siding gives an usual presence to architect Joey Giaimo?s family home in suburban Mississauga. Photo by doublespace photography PROJECT South House, Mississauga, Ontario ARCHITECT Giaimo PHOTOS doublespace...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Rural Retreat: Hinterhouse, La Conception, Quebec

Rural Retreat: Hinterhouse, La Conception, Quebec

A prefabricated cabin designed by Montreal-based Ménard Dworkind is the first in a series of luxe rental retreats being construted by a young tech entrepreneur. Photo by David Dworkind If God is said to be in the details, then Ménard Dworkind...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Developing Interests

Developing Interests

?Show me a wealthy architect,? architect Lloyd Hunt once quipped to his class at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, ?and I?ll show you a developer.? The profits of developers can seemingly outstrip an architect?s fees on a project....
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05


Book Review: The Architecture of Point William

Book Review: The Architecture of Point William

Beginning with a boathouse in 1996, Toronto firm Shim-Sutcliffe has completed a series of projects for clients Gerald Sheff and Sanitha Kachan on a property north of Toronto. The most recent project, a replacement of the main cottage, was completed...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Book Review: Pre-Fab Living

Book Review: Pre-Fab Living

Y: Cube Mitcham is the first of several developments produced for the YMCA in south London, UK. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, the modular units provide affordable starter homes for young people unable to afford a conventional house....
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Carleton architecture students share design ideas for 24 Sussex Drive with NCC

Carleton architecture students share design ideas for 24 Sussex Drive with NCC

In collaboration with the National Capital Commission (NCC), a group of Carleton University architecture students have studied the residence of 24 Sussex Drivehouse and created a series of preliminary designs. As the official residence of the...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Editorial: Site Unseen

Editorial: Site Unseen

Habitations Saint-Michel Nord. Photo by James Brittain As Canadian cities slipped in and out of lockdowns over the past year, architecture firms have been periodically turning to virtual site visits to limit in-person contact at meetings. Here at...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Why We Need Embodied Carbon Benchmarks and Targets in Building Standards and Policies: An Open Letter

Why We Need Embodied Carbon Benchmarks and Targets in Building Standards and Policies: An Open Lette...

Photo by Roy Gaiot To Canadian Municipalities and Associations of Architects, Engineers, and Planners: Canada, as well as a growing number of its jurisdictions, has set necessarily ambitious carbon reduction targets as part of an increasingly...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Goodbye tristesse! Habitations Saint-Michel Nord, Montreal, Quebec

Goodbye tristesse! Habitations Saint-Michel Nord, Montreal, Quebec

In the revamped Saint-Michel Nord, fire stairs are designed as sculptural elements. Photo by James Brittain PROJECT Habitations Saint-Michel Nord, Montreal, Quebec ARCHITECT Saia Barbarese Topouzanov Architectes PHOTOS James Brittain One?s first...
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Friends of Ruby Home, Toronto, Ontario

Friends of Ruby Home, Toronto, Ontario

Rainbow-coloured fins provide solar shading for the west façade of Friends of Ruby Home, a housing and support facility for LGBTQI2S-identifying youth. Photo courtesy Friends of Ruby To write about a building you cannot visit is a daunting task....
Architecture - 2021-04-01 21:44:05
Illustrated map gathers 190 award-winning buildings from 2020

Illustrated map gathers 190 award-winning buildings from 2020

The Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Competitions and Mediations of Excellence (CRC-ACME) and the AREA-BE Network  have produced Canada’s first illustrated map of all award-winning buildings and projects in 2020. After releasing the first...
Architecture - 2021-03-31 21:48:46
Brigitte Shim and A. Howard Sutcliffe announced as the recipients of the 2021 RAIC Gold Medal

Brigitte Shim and A. Howard Sutcliffe announced as the recipients of the 2021 RAIC Gold Medal

The RAIC is honoured to award the 2021 Gold Medal?the highest distinction the Institute can bestow in recognition of a significant and lasting contribution to Canadian architecture to exemplary architectural duo Brigitte Shim and A. Howard...
Architecture - 2021-03-29 21:43:18
The SAPL launches its second international design ideas competition

The SAPL launches its second international design ideas competition

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) at the University of Calgary has launched its second international design ideas competition, asking: How can designers intervene in borders" Above the Clouds, CITIES FOR ALL finalistPhoto...
Architecture - 2021-03-26 21:43:57
The Government of Canada invests in McGill research project

The Government of Canada invests in McGill research project

McGill University?s Building Architecture Research Node (BARN) project was awarded over $7.5 million through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Innovation Fund (IF). With additional funds from the Government of Quebec, BARN will receive more...
Architecture - 2021-03-25 21:50:06
Saskatoon architect heads to class for First Nation’s school

Saskatoon architect heads to class for First Nation’s school

THE STARPHOENIX A Saskatoon-based architect is bringing a community’s vision to life. Andrew Wallace of Wallace Klypak Architects, alongside Tawaw Architecture Collective, is designing a school for Sweetgrass First Nation inspired by the natural...
Architecture - 2021-03-25 21:50:06
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