Architecture & Design
The economic realities of development today have meant that suite sizes have had to shrink, and developers are creating amenity-laden buildings to compensate.
The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
Draft guidelines designed to promote kid-friendly condos are poised for a two-year trial run after getting green-lit last week.
New criteria for calculating thermal bridging and a mandate for heat/energy recovery systems in a wide range of conditions could have the most significant impact on the design and construction of new buildings.
The entrance to the Pasadena Apartments may be one of few exterior clues as to the interior restoration that will transform the heritage-designated building.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
Toon Dreessen, president of the Ontario Association of Architects, is renewing the OAA’s call for a streamlined site plan approval process.
SCOOP will become the first condo on its block when the boutique six-storey collection of 72 suites rises at St. Clair Avenue West and Osler Street.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
Arts Court is a unique mixed-use tower comprising of The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), a boutique hotel, retail spaces and residential condominiums, slated for the
The modern lines and glass façade of Nautique will be the latest addition to Burlington’s waterfront. The condo project, headed up by Adi Development Group,
At a time when many are escaping to cottage country, Curated Properties has revealed plans for a condo project that promises to deliver Muskoka in the city.
Concert Properties is set to launch Voda, the first of four condos that will be built on one of downtown Vancouver's last parcels of waterfront property.
A new condo development called East United will bridge than more just the two parallel streets in spans. It will bridge the eclectic influences of the surrounding Corktown and St. Lawrence Market neighbourhoods by combining new, heritage and industrial elements in a five-storey podium, 21-storey tower and six townhouses.
The Canary Park condos are nearly ready to be turned over to the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games organizers for fit-up for the athletes, coaches