The AIBC Building Envelope Committee highlights some of the duties and responsibilities of architects in the design of the building envelope.
Net zero has long been used to describe the highest performing buildings – an objective in the building industry to reduce its environmental footprint.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
UBC has taken a page from Harvard with its newly opened Library PARC facility, using a model that extends the shelf life of books from 30 years to 300.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
Universal design encompasses much more than physical accessibility, as three Interior Designers of Canada members recently explained in a panel discussion.
In its original concrete construction, completed in 1970, Thompson Rivers University’s Old Main Building reflected the design philosophy of its era. As Michael Leckman, a
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Following the model of the 2010 National Building Code of Canada, the newest version of the B.C. Building Code has ...
Engineering and life safety specialists are currently examining stairwell concerns in preparation for possible new or revised rules that would be introduced in the 2015 National Building Code.