Market pressure and industry competitiveness could propel accessible commercial real estate in the coming decade, much the way those complementary forces have already bolstered energy efficiency and low-carbon footprints.
Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
The Westinghouse HQ building has been re-envisioned for a new age to become a hub for commercial and cultural activities.
A panel of speakers explored the significant steps businesses, governments and learning institutions are actively taking towards resilient design
OCAD University asked Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm, Quadrangle, to create an interior with flexible features.
Based on studies examining the performance benefits of sit-to-stand workstations, neither only sitting nor only standing is the right answer.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
How can commercial property owners and managers “plug in” to the smart city revolution?
Canadian employers in the corporate office sector are not doing enough to support wellbeing among young people entering the workforce.
Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
Panellists expressed a sense of pride and responsibility about making an imprint on a building that is both a civic landmark and embedded in Canada's cultural psyche.
Having an ergonomic office means ensuring your working environment is designed for efficiency and comfort. Herein, promoting healthy workspace designs and practices is key to maximize productivity by
The SFU Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering Building was a challenging project for Bird Construction, who delivered the project on time.
Submissions are open for the 2020 National Urban Design Awards (NUDA), a program recognizing excellence in city building design and other architectural projects across Canada.
School buildings that are 40-plus years old or more have been shown to pose barriers to teaching and learning, says the U.S. National Center for
City of Surrey has made significant investments in civic and community buildings, many of which incorporate wood and mass timber.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing says the underlying principle of improving accessibility will be maintained, and connects the revisions to the government's commitment to cut red tape that is slowing down the production of new housing.