When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
The SFU Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering Building was a challenging project for Bird Construction, who delivered the project on time.
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
For Hotel X Toronto, a new urban resort from the Library Hotel Collection, intimate is the personality of choice, and it comes across in all its facets.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is challenging property stakeholders to be more open about their energy, water, and carbon usage. On March 27, the
Inside Tim Hortons’ move to a new sustainable head office in downtown Toronto that embraces the company’s Canadiana roots.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.
The University College of the North's new LEED Gold-targeting campus considers the local climate of Thompson, Manitoba, in its design.
As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
Aitken Place Park, a new 3,000-square-metre park planned for the Toronto waterfront, will be designed by landscape architecture firms Thomas Balsey Associates and Scott Torrance Landscape Architect Inc. The companies, based out of New York and Toronto respectively, were selected to collaborate on the project by Waterfront Toronto.
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
The City of Markam has joined a growing list of municipalities that have adopted bird-friendly building guidelines for new construction.
The economic and environmental benefits of urban parks are many. But as demand for land rises, cities must be creative when building new spaces.
The College of New Caledonia's West Fraser Technical Centre in British Columbia debunks the notion that design must be sacrificed for functionality.