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Top 10 Endangered Places

National Trust unveils Top 10 Endangered Places for 2017

Heritage treasures from British Columbia to Nova Scotia are featured on the National Trust for Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List for 2017.

IESBC announces 2017 Vision Award winners

The Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) has announced the 2017 Vision Awards winners, which honours outstanding B.C. lighting engineers and designers for their
WELL Certification

CBRE first in Vancouver to earn WELL certification

CBRE’s Vancouver office is the first in the city to receive WELL Certification.
Zero Carbon Building Standard

CaGBC launches Zero Carbon Building Standard

To help meet Canada’s climate change commitments, the Canada Green Building Council has launched the country’s first Zero Carbon Building Standard.
Breakthrough technology

GBCI Canada created to rev up green building

CaGBC and Green Business Certification Inc. are forming a Canadian joint venture called Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada).

Ron McIntyre joins Dialog as healthcare principal

Architect Ronald McIntyre has joined the Dialog team in Vancouver as healthcare principal. He will be complementing the firm’s healthcare team with more than 25
Kasian acquires MartensGroup

Kasian acquires interior design studio MartensGroup

MartensGroup, an award-winning Calgary-based interior design studio, is joining Kasian, one of the world’s top 100 integrated design firms.
zero carbon

Green projects join CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Pilot Program

CaGBC has picked a diverse set of 16 green building projects across Canada to participate in a two-year pilot of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.

BIG’s Serpentine Pavilion finds home in Vancouver

Bjarke Ingels Group’s (BIG) Serpentine Pavilion will soon find a new permanent home in downtown Vancouver. In 2016, developer Westbank sponsored Bjarke Ingels’ design for

AIBC elects new 2017/2018 council officers

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) has announced its elected council officers for the 2017/2018 year. The 15-member AIBC Council is comprised of 10 architects
Built Environment Technology Association

Built Environment Technology Association launches

The Built Environment Technology Association (BETA) has been established to help the real estate industry better utilize developing technologies.

Lemay announces Toker + Associates merger

Lemay, one of Canada’s largest and most creative integrated designers of built environments, has announced a merger with Calgary-based architecture and interior design firm Toker + Associates.

Architectural excellence honoured by AIBC Awards

Architectural excellence was honoured by The Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) with its 2017 Architectural Awards. Representing the best in architecture from the AIBC

2017 CISC Alberta steel design winners revealed

The six winners of the 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence were recently honoured in Edmonton. The CISC Award celebration is held every other

Google’s Kitchener office earns LEED v4

Google’s new office in the Breithaupt Block, a redeveloped historic building in the warehouse district of downtown Kitchener, Ontario, has earned LEED v4 Silver for

RAIC announces 2017 Prix du XXe siècle recipients

The Ontario Place Cinesphere and Pods and the CN Tower has been honoured by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), in partnership with The

Nelson Byrd Architects to design Aga Khan Garden

Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects will design the new Aga Khan Garden, Alberta at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Set to open in 2018,