Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
The Canadian Coalition for Construction Steel is urging the government to act cautiously before taking further action on unfair U.S. steel tariffs.
For the last several decades, construction productivity has remained stagnant. This is primarily due to a lag in digitization.
Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
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.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.
Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.
Skills shortages will force the industry to adapt to new technology and business models. Modular construction will build new momentum in 2018.
Building information modelling (BIM), as a concept, has been around for over 50 years. But despite touted advantages, adoption remains a challenge.
Researchers at UBC have developed a new seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete that can dramatically enhance the earthquake resistance of structures.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
For Canada’s West Coast, construction of seismically durable buildings is critical and research supports CLT's durability to survive an earthquake.
The striking New Central Library in Calgary uses structural steel to execute unique design
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.