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Gibbs Gage

Gibbs Gage & KPMB to lead Planetarium makeover

Contemporary Calgary announced it has selected Calgary-based Gibbs Gage Architects and KPMB Architects of Toronto for the Centennial Planetarium.
2019 gold

Stories to watch in 2019

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2019.
HDR CEI

HDR l CEI announces name change to HDR

Canadian architecture firm HDR | CEI has announced a name change with the firm now becoming known simply as HDR. HDR acquired CEI in 2015.
RAIC chapter

New RAIC federated chapter model launched in B.C.

B.C. is the first province to launch the RAIC federated chapter model, which will transition existing networks into a RAIC BC Chapter Network Committee.
IESBC Vision Awards

IESBC call for 2019 Vision Awards submissions

The Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) is now accepting lighting design submissions for the 2019 Vision Awards.
Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve reno wins architecture award

The Paddocks renovation at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, designed by Les Architectes FABG, recently won the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence.
integrated climate action

Associations endorse integrated climate action

An integrated approach is needed for emissions reduction and adaptation to climate change practices, according to a Simon Fraser University (SFU) report.
Cleanbc

B.C. releases CleanBC to achieve climate targets

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC, developed as a pathway to achieve the province’s legislated climate targets.
YVR RHFAC

YVR receives RHFAC Gold rating

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has received the Accessibility Certified Gold rating, the first airport to receive the rating.
RAIC indigenous

RAIC releases Indigenous Architecture report

RAIC has announced that the Highlights Report of the first International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium is now available for download.
CSLA climate

CSLA ratifies commitment to climate adaptation

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) ratifies commitment to climate adaption through IFLA's historic Global Accord.
SFU new art museum

New SFU Art Museum planned for Burnaby campus

Scheduled to complete in 2022, the SFU Art Museum will be a teaching museum, creating interdisciplinary learning and research opportunities.
Kalamalka Lake

Kalamalka Lake house renovation embraces nature

The Kalamalka Lake house renovation by BLDG Workshop embraces the site’s beautiful mature vegetation, creating a sense of place among the trees.
dialog specifications

BSD advances Canadian specifications with Dialog

Building Systems Design (BSD), has partnered with design firm Dialog to produce content for SpecLink Cloud, a database-driven software for specifications.
Stantec tower

Edmonton’s Stantec Tower topped off

Edmonton's Stantec Tower was topped-off in November, officially making it the tallest Canadian tower outside of Toronto at 251 metres.
WERS Built Green

Built Green partnership brings WERS to Canada

Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder Coalition to bring performance-based water efficiency to Canada through WERS.
RAIC chapter

Canada and European Union sign MRA for architects

Canada and the European Union have signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA), giving architects opportunities to work across the Atlantic.