The idea of creating inclusive community hubs—where people of all ages and abilities can gather together—is gaining significant momentum.
Dingy is a word that conjures thoughts of old institutional spaces. Academic buildings with dimly-lit hallways and windowless classrooms punctured with fluorescent glare. Rarely are
Construction is officially underway on what will be Ontario's first mixed-use, purpose-built Indigenous hub in the West Don Lands of Toronto.
Indigenous communities across Canada continue to be sidelined or completely excluded from initial planning phases of new developments and renovations.
Designing a workplace today is a balancing act. It must effectively account for social distancing requirements while also recognizing the need for interaction and collaboration.
How AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa, Ontario, became the first Zero Carbon Building Performance Standard certified arena.
Space intended for a grocery store became an opportunity for a human resource software company to centralize its entire Winnipeg team in one open-concept office.
The 2021 edition delivers critical guidance for designers and operators of these frontline facilities and incorporates 17 changes to the standard.
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
When considering products with recycled content, pay attention to the types of recycled materials that are in them.
With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
Qaumajuq, meaning “it is bright” or “it is lit” in Inuktitut, opens virtually this week, but the 40,000-square foot addition has been almost a decade in the making.
COVID-19 could also introduce a new workplace trend: “the liquid workplace.” Tech giant Dropbox already embraces this new model.
IoT platforms that use overhead sensors, booking data, and smartphone space-reservations to pull analytics, are increasingly playing a key role in supporting the growing data-driven workplace.
FM leaders reveal the obstacles they overcame to attain their higher-level positions and how future professionals can follow suit.ƒƒ
Facility managers require resources to accomplish tasks, but other departments within the organization need the same and limited resources.