Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
The AIBC Building Envelope Committee highlights some of the duties and responsibilities of architects in the design of the building envelope.
Building information modelling (BIM), as a concept, has been around for over 50 years. But despite touted advantages, adoption remains a challenge.
Recent research from fields including psychology can be applied to interiors to improve workplace design.
Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
The Interior Designers of Alberta hosted the Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan Interior (MASI) Design Awards on Oct 4, 2017 in Calgary.
At a time when organizations are pushing meeting rooms and private offices into the middles of floor plates, Stereo D Canada has done just the
Vancouver architect D'arcy Jones and his nine-person firm focus on thoughtful and well executed modern designs that are receiving award winning attention.
Landscape design is frequently overlooked in projects but it is fundamental for creating a sense of place and discerning the spirit of the land.
Net zero has long been used to describe the highest performing buildings – an objective in the building industry to reduce its environmental footprint.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
To select the right office chair for an organization, consider price, user testing, and aesthetics.
Municipalities constantly face the challenge of delivering high quality services to their communities. The delivery of many of these services requires state-of-the-art facilities such as
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
Accessibility, ventilation, noise mitigation and privacy have become key design concerns as office floor plans are configured, or reconfigured, to accommodate more people than past workspace norms.