csla awards

Design Quarterly

CSLA Awards of Excellence winners announced

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has announced the recipients of the Awards of Excellence with 13 projects receiving a national award.
centennial expansion

Design Quarterly

Zero-carbon, mass timber college building revealed

Centennial College’s $105-million expansion to the Progress Campus A Block building will be first zero-carbon, mass timber higher-education building in Canada when it completes in 2023.
urban park

Design Quarterly

New Vancouver urban park breaks ground

The Smithe & Richards urban park in Vancouver will break ground in January 2020. Designed by Dialog, it features a public plaza, cafe, and raised walkways.
MacEwan University

REMI Network

MacEwan University welcomes kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre

As architect of the MacEwan University project, DIALOG worked closely with kihêw waciston leadership to understand their needs and teachings.
edmonton funicular dialog

Design Quarterly

Dialog projects win two international awards

Two projects by architecture firm Dialog have won 2019 International Architecture Awards. The Edmonton Funicular is the only Canadian project awarded.
Bill Chomik

Design Quarterly

Dialog welcomes four new principals

Dialog has named four new principals at three of its studios: Magda Warshawski, Brady Dunlop, Chris Lenzin, and Steven Oosterhof.
walterdale bridge

Construction Business

Landmark Walterdale Bridge defines Edmonton

The new Walterdale Bridge in Edmonton, Alberta, creates a striking new entrance into the downtown and a unique gathering place.
RAIC awards

Design Quarterly

RAIC names 2019 Awards of Excellence winners

Eight projects and individuals are receiving 2019 RAIC Awards of Excellence. The awards will be presented at the RAIC Festival of Architecture in Toronto.
building information BIM

Design Quarterly

Managing building information better

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is not only modeling, but a management of that modeled information, and what project teams do with it.
dialog specifications

Design Quarterly

BSD advances Canadian specifications with Dialog

Building Systems Design (BSD), has partnered with design firm Dialog to produce content for SpecLink Cloud, a database-driven software for specifications.
community wellbeing

Design Quarterly

Report defines framework for community wellbeing

A new report by design firm Dialog and The Conference Board of Canada identifies a framework to understand design impacts on community wellbeing.

Design Quarterly

Banff’s iconic Mount Royal Hotel reopens

The Mount Royal Hotel, located in the heart of Banff, officially reopened its doors on July 1 to welcome guests back to the historic property.

Construction Business

Seaspan opens state-of-the-art Vancouver office

Seaspan Shipyards has officially opened its new state-of-the-art office in North Vancouver. The new 84,000 sq. ft. office will house 390 employees.
dialog design dance

Design Quarterly

Dialog design brings dance to the street

For Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ (DJD) new space, design firm Dialog was challenged to take the spirit of jazz and translate it into the design realm.
Norquest Singhmar

Design Quarterly

Singhmar Centre supports diversity

Opened in September 2017, NorQuest College's new Singhmar Centre for Learning in Edmonton just may be Canada's most diverse and supportive college.
Jennifer Keesmaat


Jennifer Keesmaat set to leave Toronto chief planner post

The City of Toronto’s Chief Planner and Executive Director of the City Planning division, Jennifer Keesmaat, is departing her role effective September 29.
Barbero MCABC

Design Quarterly

Tim McGinn named ASHRAE director at large

Tim McGinn, principal at Dialog in Calgary, has been named director-at-large with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for 2017-7018.