The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
Green infrastructure (GI) is an umbrella term for infrastructure that delivers benefits to urban development through the ecosystem services that natural systems, like plants and
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
Bob Finnigan, president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, heads to Ottawa this week to talk to the feds about housing affordability.
KPMG International’s annual Global Construction Survey found that despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
Introduction As an industry, we have made great improvements in safety performance, but despite our best efforts safety in construction has largely remained behind the
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
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.
Most new students arriving on a campus university for the first time can be overwhelmed: the sheer size of the university, the maze of different
Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
Developers of multi-residential buildings can expect more pointed direction on their lighting choices as North American jurisdictions update their building regulations.
When Bill Downing saw cross-laminated timber (CLT) for the first time in Europe in 2008, he was impressed. The large-scale, prefabricated, solid engineered wood panels
In July 2016, Vancouver City Council approved the Zero Emissions Building Plan (the Plan) and in doing so has shifted the emphasis of building policy
Opportunity is often the catalyst for innovation and change. It has led men and women to cross oceans, climb mountains and explore the unknown for