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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.
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Prairie Wood Design Awards winners revealed

At the 10th annual Prairie Wood Design Awards gala, Wood WORKS! Alberta recognized a prestigious group of leading architects, engineers and project teams.

Victoria Airport terminal expansion plans announced

The Offices of McFarlane Biggar Architects in Vancouver has been selected to lead the design team for the Victoria International Airport terminal expansion.
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UBC researchers invent new technique for making smart windows

UBC chemistry researchers have developed a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows that could lead the way for wide-scale adoption of this energy-saving technology.

Construction starts on tallest Kelowna towers

Construction has started on One Water Street, featuring what will be the two tallest towers in Kelowna, standing at 36 and 29 storeys high.

Saucier + Perrotte receive RAIC Gold Medal

Saucier + Perrotte Architectes has been named the recipients of the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal, which recognizes significant contributions to architecture.

Scott Pennock joins Riddell Kurczaba in Calgary

Riddell Kurczaba has announced that Scott Pennock has joined its Calgary studio as director of interior design. He brings more than 23 years of experience.

Expansion underway at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport

A construction project at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport will additional retail space and up to 35 new luxury brands.
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New fire hall showcases unique integrated design

The new Cambie Fire Hall No. 3 and Richmond North Ambulance Station provides the City of Richmond with a unique state-of-the-art facility.
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Winners announced at 2018 Wood Design Awards in B.C.

At the 14th annual Wood Design Awards, the innovative architectural and structural design of taller and larger mass timber buildings took centre stage.
GBCI Canada

GBCI Canada opens in second largest market for LEED

GBCI and the CaGBC have formed GBCI Canada to accelerate green building market transformation and impact in Canada.

New office building to anchor urban centre in Vaughan

A mixed-use headquarters for the Labourers' International Union of North America Local 183 will break ground in The City of Vaughan this fall.
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The HUB office tower to rise on Bay Street

Oxford Properties is developing a new 1.4-million-square-foot office tower at 30 Bay Street.
Spire Landing

Spire Landing delivers Passive House rental units

When completed in the fall of 2018, Spire Landing in Vancouver will be one of Canada’s largest multi-unit Passive House developments.
RAIC president

Michael Cox becomes new 2018 RAIC president

Michael J. Cox, FRAIC, is the 79th president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The Manitoba architect has led numerous organizations.
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World’s largest YMCA opens in Calgary

Shane Homes YMCA has opened at the new Rock Ridge facility in Calgary. It is the world's largest YMCA. The facility stands at 284,000 square feet.

Unique recreational cannabis retail concept design

Calgary-based Spiritleaf has unveiled its unique cannabis retail store design, developed in collaboration with Tricarico and Seven Point Interiors.