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Artist selected for Calgary Underpass mural

Artist Michelle Hoogveld has been selected to bring new life to the 4th Street SE Underpass in Calgary with a painted mural titled Corridor of Connection.
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14-storey academic timber tower to be tallest

The University of Toronto (U of T) is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus.
VODA Awards

IDC invites submissions for VODA Awards

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) invites designers to submit their projects to its new Value of Design Awards (VODA) competition.
Audain Art Museum

Audain Art Museum earns RIBA International Award

Audain Art Museum in Whistler has been recognized with a 2018 RIBA Award for International Excellence, which celebrate some of the world’s best projects.
Governor General's Medal

2018 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture

The 2018 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture celebrate outstanding projects that span the country from rural Nova Scotia to Whistler, B.C.
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Public art for Calgary’s New Central Library

International artist Christian Moeller will create two pieces of public art at Calgary’s New Central Library, set to open on November 1.
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Acton Ostry Architects announce new associates

Acton Ostry Architects (AOA) has announced new associates Milos Begovic, Mark Simpson and Nathaniel Straathof at the Vancouver firm.
AIBC Awards

AIBC celebrates B.C. architectural excellence

From a private residence to a dynamic community centre, 13 outstanding projects were honoured with 2018 AIBC Architectural Awards.

Canadian architects named RAIC 2018 Fellows

The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship to RAIC members in recognition of outstanding achievement.
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ONE Global Design launches new website

ONE Global Design, an international network of independent, principal-owned architecture and design firms, has launched its new website.

Winning design team selected for The Arbour

The winning design team of Moriyama & Teshima Architects + Acton Ostry Architects has been selected by George Brown College to design The Arbour.

Haeccity Studio wins for affordable housing idea

Haeccity Studio Architecture’s ideas for creating affordable housing in Metro Vancouver has garnered them the top prize from Urbanarium.
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Brown is new dean, Faculty of Environmental Design

Dr. John L. Brown has been appointed as dean of the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary. He served as interim dean since May 2017.
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Arts Umbrella gets $7 million funding for new home

The federal government has announced a historic $7 million in funding for Arts Umbrella’s new home on Granville Island in Vancouver.
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IBI Group launches Smart City Platform

IBI Group has launched its Smart City Platform, which allows cities to improve the efficiency and safety of city operations and urban environments.

New RAIC CEO ready to tackle challenges

Mike Brennan has joined the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as CEO and is ready to tackle the challenges facing the profession.
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Canadian landscape architecture honoured

Canadian landscape architecture excellence was honoured by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects' (CSLA) annual Awards of Excellence.