Industry News


Vancouver laneways win international award

More Awesome Now has won the 2019 IOC IAKS Bronze Award from the international sports community. The project consists of two laneways in Vancouver.
MacEwan University

MacEwan University welcomes kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre

As architect of the MacEwan University project, DIALOG worked closely with kihêw waciston leadership to understand their needs and teachings.

IWBI launches The Well Conference

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has announced a new conference: the WELL Conference is slated for April 2020.

2019 AFBC Architectural Awards announced

The Architecture Foundation of B.C. (AFBC) Architectural Award winners were announced November 4, 2019. Eight awards were presented in four categories.
condo towers

Pharrell Williams designs condo towers for Toronto

Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties have teamed up with singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams on a condo development at Yonge and Eglinton.
Hariri RAIC

Hariri Pontarini Architects wins RAIC $100K Prize

Toronto-based Hariri Pontarini Architects has been named the winner of the 2019 RAIC International Prize for the Baha’i Temple of South America.
urban design

Calgary announces Urban Design Award winners

The City of Calgary celebrated the 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) winners at a gala celebration held at the Calgary Central Library.
B+H lease

B+H Architects signs lease for new office space

B+H Architects has signed a lease with Menkes Develops and TD Greystone Asset Management for 23,008 square feet of office space at 320 Bay Street.

Henriquez Partners celebrates 50th anniversary

Henriquez Partners Architects is celebrating its 50th anniversary, honouring and recognizing the lasting legacy of its founder, Richard Henriquez.
Formica Corporation

Formica Corporation opens student design competition

Architecture and interior design students in Canada are invited to enter Formica Corporation’s 2020 FORM Student Innovation Competition.

CBRE office first in Alberta to be WELL certified

CBRE’s new Edmonton office is the first in Alberta to achieve WELL Certification at the Silver level for New and Existing Interiors.
unsolicited infrastructure bids

Ontario creates web portal for unsolicited infrastructure bids

The private sector can now share their expertise on public infrastructure needs through unsolicited bids submitted online to the Ontario government.
landscape charter LACF

LACF landscape charter scholarship announced

The Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF) has launched a new scholarship for Masters students of landscape architecture.

HCMA Architecture names Di Pasquale as associate

HCMA Architecture expands leadership team with Steve Di Pasquale named as associate and Lynn Curtis joining as director for human resources.
ASHRAE LowDown Showdown

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown models resilience

Designs for a hypothetical new 90,000-square-foot City Hall in San Diego, California, were evaluated for energy performance, innovation and the collaborative effectiveness of team members.

Zaha Hadid’s massive airport opens in Beijing

Designed by Zaha Hadid Architect, the Beijing Daxing International Airport in China is now open. It is the world’s largest single-built terminal.
architecture day

Housing theme for World Architecture Day

On World Architecture Day, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is calling on architects to lead in the fight against climate change