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Cor Van Raay YMCA

Cor Van Raay YMCA opens in Lethbridge

The Cor Van Raay YMCA has opened at ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta. The $110 million project is Phase 2 of the ATB Centre.
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Dialog projects win two international awards

Two projects by architecture firm Dialog have won 2019 International Architecture Awards. The Edmonton Funicular is the only Canadian project awarded.

Seven new playground upgrades for Vancouver

The Vancouver Park Board has announced the construction of seven new playgrounds across the city. Contract negotiations for playground renewals have begun.
AIBC honorary member

AIBC grants two Honorary Membership

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) has conferred the status of Honorary Member of the AIBC on Susan Morris and James Starck.
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Edmonton invests in Canada’s largest PV system

The City of Edmonton is investing $10.8 million towards an atrium modernization project at the Edmonton Convention Centre that will replace skylights with photovoltaic (PV)

B.C. building projects win net-zero challenge

Eleven building projects in B.C. have won the Net-Zero-Ready Challenge, one of many CleanBC programs aimed at making buildings more energy-efficient.

Strathcona offers new hybrid mixed-use typology

Strathcona Village, designed by GBL Architects, is a mixed-use industrial and residential development considered the first of its kind in North America.
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Canadian architects named 2019 RAIC Fellows

Architects from 14 Canadian cities have been named 2019 RAIC Fellows, in recognition of outstanding achievement in design excellence and service.

B.C. unveils CleanBC Government Buildings Program

B.C. government buildings will become smarter and more energy efficient with the province's new CleanBC Government Buildings Program.
Order of Canada

Order of Canada honourees grace buildings sector

Donald Schmitt, Principal with Diamond Schmitt Architects, and Raymond Cole, Professor Emeritus at University of British Columbia's School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, are among 83 new appointments announced prior to Canada Day.
Dale Hodges Park

Calgary opens new Dale Hodges Park

Located west of Market Mall along the Bow River in Calgary, Dale Hodges Park, formerly the site of Klippert gravel pit, opened to the public on June 26.
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Dialog welcomes four new principals

Dialog has named four new principals at three of its studios: Magda Warshawski, Brady Dunlop, Chris Lenzin, and Steven Oosterhof.
King Living showroom

King Living opens first showroom in Vancouver

Australian furniture retailer, King Living, is making its first entry into North America with the opening of their Canadian showroom in Vancouver.
Telus Sky

Telus Sky wins Award of Excellence in concrete

The iconic Telus Sky project in Calgary was awarded an ACI Building Award of Excellence in Concrete by the Alberta Chapter.
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Edmonton reveals Infill Design winners

The City of Edmonton has revealed the winners of the 2019 Missing Middle Infill Design competition. The Goodweather earned first place.
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Suppliers thank A&D community with Spring Fling

Long-time suppliers to the industry gave back to the architectural and design community in Winnipeg on June 6th with a “Spring Fling."
RAIC award winners

RAIC announces 2019 award winners

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the 2019 recipients of three awards including Young Architect.