Design

Quadrangle

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quadrangle wins design award for Hullmark office

Quadrangle recently won a Toronto Urban Design Award in the Low-scale Buildings in Context category for 619 Queen West, the Hullmark office, located in downtown Toronto.
Albion Library

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Albion Library first with trans-friendly signage

The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
Diamond Schmitt Holocaust Memorial

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt design shortlisted for UK Holocaust Memorial

Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects is among the shortlisted teams to design a national Memorial to the Holocaust in London, England.
UBC's Ponderosa Commons

Canadian Facility Management & Design

UBC breaks down barriers with mixed-use hub

UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
net zero

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Net zero facility to become teaching tool

The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
Diamond Schmitt Centre for Music

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt shortlisted for concert hall design

Diamond Schmitt Architects has been shortlisted to develop a concept design for a new concert hall in London, United Kingdom, in partnership with UK firm AL_A.
CetraRuddy

CondoBusiness

CetraRuddy selected to design Yorkville condo

CetraRuddy, the New York-based team behind Manhattan’s One Madison tower, has been selected to design Adi Development Group’s 64 Prince Arthur.
York Recreation Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

York Recreation Centre revitalizes brownfield

With the development of the York Recreation Centre, the City of Toronto is serving a previously underserved community by using a previously underused site.
kid-friendly condos

CondoBusiness

Toronto looks to boost kid-friendly condos

Draft guidelines designed to promote kid-friendly condos are poised for a two-year trial run after getting green-lit last week.
Etobicoke Commons

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt on shortlist to design civic centre

Diamond Schmitt Architects has been placed on a shortlist of firms selected to design a new civic centre for Etobicoke, Ont.: Etobicoke Commons.
Halifax Infirmary

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Architecture49 to design Halifax Infirmary reno

Architecture49 has been selected by Nova Scotia to design state-of-the-art operating rooms and interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary.
high-density occupancies

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Getting cozy with high-density occupancies

Accessibility, ventilation, noise mitigation and privacy have become key design concerns as office floor plans are configured, or reconfigured, to accommodate more people than past workspace norms.
carbon neutral

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Evergreen targets carbon neutrality with retrofit

Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
climate data

Construction Business

Climate data to be revamped for future codes

Historical climate data is losing relevance in Canada's model national building, energy, fire and plumbing codes as severe storms, drought and intense heat waves become more frequent.
Centre for Urban Innovation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ryerson reveals Centre for Urban Innovation design

Ryerson University has revealed the design for the new Centre for Urban Innovation, a research and commercialization hub to solve infrastructure issues.
ergonomic

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ergonomic considerations for the design stage

When designing a workplace, it’s important to consider all aspects of ergonomics, productivity and accessibility.
KPMG Vaughan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

KPMG looks to clients in locating Vaughan office

When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.