Architecture

future cities coronavirus

Design Quarterly

How the coronavirus will impact future cities

The current COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we live and work. Do these changes signal long-lasting impacts on design and architecture?
SODO Residences Exterior

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Behind the design at Calgary’s SODO Residences

SODO Residences is a landmark new rental development located in Calgary’s trendy Beltline district, and a great example of where purpose-built rental design is moving.
permacity

Design Quarterly

Permacity: the next generation buildings

A2M shared their vision for the future of architecture – a concept called the permacity – at the Buildex architecture keynote in Vancouver.
tallest condo

CondoBusiness

SkyTower to be tallest condo in Canada

Another tower coming to downtown Toronto’s evolving skyline will be Canada’s tallest condo once it rises to 95 storeys at Yonge Street and Queens Quay.
workplace trends

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplace trends impacting office design

Major workplace trends are creating the impetus for more sustainable, adaptable and productive places of employment.
Westinghouse HQ

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Westinghouse HQ gets new lease on life

The Westinghouse HQ building has been re-envisioned for a new age to become a hub for commercial and cultural activities.
library VPL

Construction Business

Challenging library renovation

The project team on the Vancouver Central Library Level 8 and 9 revitalization project faced many challenges, requiring innovative solutions.
resilient

Design Quarterly

Resilient design in the workplace

A panel of speakers explored the significant steps businesses, governments and learning institutions are actively taking towards resilient design
OCAD

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside OCAD University’s first off-campus outpost

OCAD University asked Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm, Quadrangle, to create an interior with flexible features.
Forest Hill condo

CondoBusiness

Forest Hill condo promises direct LRT access

The Forest Hill will become one of the first condos with direct subway access to the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
Yonge Sheppard Centre

Canadian Property Management

Long-awaited revival of Yonge Sheppard Centre

A scurry of people is criss-crossing paths in the newly renovated Yonge Sheppard Centre in North Toronto.
wood surrey

Construction Business

Timber City

City of Surrey has made significant investments in civic and community buildings, many of which incorporate wood and mass timber.
hotel x toronto

Canadian Facility Management & Design

History and innovation blend at Hotel X Toronto

For Hotel X Toronto, a new urban resort from the Library Hotel Collection, intimate is the personality of choice, and it comes across in all its facets.
carbon zero

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Interest in zero carbon buildings on the rise

After one year of operation, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program has marked several milestones.
wellness

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Wellness needs to begin at the building level

Technology continues to make everyone’s life much easier, but it’s also making everyone more sedentary.
expansion

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building capacity for care in Medicine Hat

A 245,000-square-foot expansion will help ensure the residents served by Medicine Hat Regional Hospital can access treatment close to home.
professional

Design Quarterly

B.C. Professional Reliance Review raises concerns

Regulated professions in the province of British Columbia are under intense scrutiny right now by the government, according to Mark Vernon, CEO of AIBC.