Design

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.
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.
Formica Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Formica Canada launches design competition

Formica Canada is launching a new design competition for Ontario design and architecture students to create a booth design featuring new Formica products.
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.
young designers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nuit Blanche project to mentor young designers

Students and young professionals working in the fields of lighting design, architecture and interior design are invited to help create a public art installation that will literally illuminate a micro-park tucked amid the towers of Toronto's financial district.
Artifort

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Studio TK and Artifort form partnership

Studio TK has entered into a new product partnership with Artifort to manufacture and distribute select Artifort furnishings in North America.
cogeneration

CondoBusiness

GTA-based condo building demos cogeneration

One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
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.
steel safeguards

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CNL issues RFP for construction of $370-mil lab complex

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories recently issued an RFP for the design, engineering and construction of its Advanced Nuclear Materials Research Centre (ANMRC).
high-rise housing starts

CondoBusiness

Will ‘ultra-high-rises’ cost more to maintain?

The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
M Coach House

Canadian Facility Management & Design

M Real Estate unveils new office space, The M Coach House

Greater Montreal-based real estate agency M Real Estate recently opened The M Coach House, its fourth office location in Quebec.
Travel Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Travel Centre charts unmapped territory

Travel Centre is taking its guests into uncharted territory with a new destination that brings together a rare mix of event, retail and work space.
service design sprints

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Service design sprints deliver speedy solutions

Service design sprints are a way for workplace teams to create better workplaces by improving or creating new services for them.
MSoA Dr. David Fortin

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Laurentian University names Dr. David Fortin director of architecture school

Laurentian University has named Dr. David Fortin as the next director of the McEwen School of Architecture (MSoA).
active design

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Region of Peel pilots active design strategies

The Region of Peel plans to incorporate active design strategies at other facilities within its portfolio after a successful pilot.
Accessibility certification

Canadian Property Management

Accessibility certification fills industry void

Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplaces send subconscious signals: research

Recent research from fields including psychology can be applied to interiors to improve workplace design.