The Region of Peel plans to incorporate active design strategies at other facilities within its portfolio after a successful pilot.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
The redevelopment of Women's College Hospital helped support its mandate as Ontario’s first outpatient-only, women-focused hospital.
Recent research from fields including psychology can be applied to interiors to improve workplace design.
Ottawa and Calgary are two current Canadian examples where pressure is mounting to abandon major arenas still far from the end of their structural life cycles and build anew.
A sensitive design intervention transformed a space once occupied by a bank into headquarters for a tech start-up, complete with co-working space.
Complaints about visual discomfort including eyestrain have increased as workplaces have prioritized efficient lighting and outdoor views.
At a time when organizations are pushing meeting rooms and private offices into the middles of floor plates, Stereo D Canada has done just the
In many workplaces, multiple workers share the same desk or standing work counter. However, not all people are of equal size.
Hospitality-specific soundproofing solutions address the primary culprits of noise ingress — windows and patio doors — to cut external noise, without replacement or major renovation.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
To select the right office chair for an organization, consider price, user testing, and aesthetics.
With the development of the York Recreation Centre, the City of Toronto is serving a previously underserved community by using a previously underused site.
Developing the right sit/stand strategy to include movement in the workspace is critical to supporting alert, engaged and healthy workers.
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.