John Peterson, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, discusses the latest in sustainability for for commercial and residential buildings.
Vancouver’s new Fire Hall 17 reflects the city’s design challenge to build a structure that meets the Zero Carbon Building standard.
Resiliency in indoor environments are needed for airborne viruses such as COVID-19 but in many buildings that is not the case.
A panel of speakers explored the significant steps businesses, governments and learning institutions are actively taking towards resilient design
LEED v4.1 O+M’s updates focus on performance outcomes, and not on prescriptive measures to improve performance.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects.
Interest in the Passive House standard has increased significantly in the last two to three years throughout North America and especially in Western Canada.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.
CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
The concept of district energy has gained new interest after being identified as a key measure towards helping cities significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
With an aging population, health and wellness in the design process is becoming increasingly important. The built environment (private or public) can have significant impacts
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
New technologies and a better understanding of green construction are changing the sustainable design process in Ontario, according to industry experts.
The new ETFO office in Toronto is the city's first purpose-built facility to receive LEED Platinum, and features a Canadian first in geothermal energy.