Interior Design

office space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hamilton office space luring global tech firms

Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
noise

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Not all noise nuisances require a remedy

Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
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.
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.
luxury condo prices

CondoBusiness

Q&A: Budget-friendly condo renovations

Knowing where to focus condo restoration efforts (and how to save money in the process) can help balance the desire to stay modern with the need to stay on budget.
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.
Tim Hortons

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tim Hortons’ new HQ champions sustainability

Inside Tim Hortons’ move to a new sustainable head office in downtown Toronto that embraces the company’s Canadiana roots.
people with disabilities

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Homes not so sweet for people with disabilities

One third of survey respondents acknowledge that their homes could be problematic for residents or visitors with a disability, while more than one quarter of those who currently report a disability are planning to move.
LoyaltyOne

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside LoyaltyOne’s move to new Toronto HQ

The recent relocation of LoyaltyOne’s Toronto-based head office was a move to end all moves.
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.
inclusivity

CondoBusiness

Creating more inclusive condo communities

A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
design

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Employee experience drives design

Businesses must transition their approach to workplace design by considering the experiences their workforce looks for when it comes into the office.
Bank of Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bank of Canada HQ gets energy-saving revamp

An invisible second skin was a core component of the energy-saving, heritage-sensitive intervention at the Bank of Canada complex.
scent

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Creating a lasting first impression for your facility

A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
amenities

CondoBusiness

Rich amenities make up for shrinking suites

The economic realities of development today have meant that suite sizes have had to shrink, and developers are creating amenity-laden buildings to compensate.