Canadian Facility Management & Design

Campus high-rise brings health to new heights

Dingy is a word that conjures thoughts of old institutional spaces. Academic buildings with dimly-lit hallways and windowless classrooms punctured with fluorescent glare. Rarely are
RAIC medals

Design Quarterly

Perkins and Will acquires Penoyre & Prasad

Global architecture and design firm Perkins and Will has acquired Penoyre & Prasad, based in London, United Kingdom.
SFU stadium

Construction Business

SFU breaks ground on outdoor stadium

Construction has begun on a new stadium at Simon Fraser University's (SFU) Burnaby Mountain campus. Chandos Construction is building the project.
Perkins Will greenest

Design Quarterly

Perkins+Will marks 10 years as greenest employer

Perkins+Will celebrates its 10-year milestone named as one of Canada's Greenest Employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2018 competition.
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.
design future mobility

Design Quarterly

Understanding future mobility and design impacts

The advent of self-driving vehicles are now underway, ushering in one of the biggest changes to cities that we will see in our lifetime.
green loan

Design Quarterly

USGBC adopts building resilient rating standard

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has formally adopted RELi, a building resilience rating standard, which will soon become a global rating system.

Design Quarterly

Guide for NLT design and construction a first

A new comprehensive guide on Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) with detailed expert advice is now available for Canada’s design and construction community.
Marine gateway

Canadian Property Management

Marine Gateway wins ULI Global Award

Marine Gateway, a major transit-oriented development in Vancouver, has won an Urban Land Institute 2017-2018 Global Award for Excellence.
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.
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.

Design Quarterly

Perkins+Will celebrates Evergreen Line opening

Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will celebrates the official opening of the Evergreen Line, the 11-kilometre extension to Metro Vancouver’s SkyTrain system that connects the
Chinook Regional Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A facility addition with surgical precision

Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years

Design Quarterly

Chinook Regional Hospital expansion opens

Chinook Regional Hospital, one of two major healthcare facilities serving the communities of southern Alberta, celebrates the grand opening of its new addition. Designed by

Construction Business

Canada’s first LBC Petal Certified projects

Burnaby’s SFU UniverCity Childcare Centre and the Vancouver VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitors Centre [pictured above] are Canada’s first Living Building Challenge (LBC) Petal Certified projects. The

REMI Network

Flooring giant opens sensory-based showroom

Commercial flooring giant Shaw Contract Group unveiled its new 5,500-square-foot showroom in Atlanta, Georgia, created to evoke the senses and inspire design professionals using the