• St-Philippe -- Montréal

    Light Spaces: Atelier Général

    Aug 15 • 59 Views • No Comments

    Alexis Naylor of Montreal-based Atelier Général on clients who appreciate experimentation and elements that make spaces enjoyable. How do you get your clients to appreciate the knowledge that you gain from experimentation? Yes, people are open to...

  • Fogo Island Inn in Fogo Island, Newfoundland by Saunders Architecture

    Unique Natural Experiences: Saunders Architecture

    Aug 12 • 56 Views • No Comments

    Just before Saunders Architecture‘s 4 week summer break, we asked founder Todd Saunders about his firm’s ability to seemingly design on any topography, his monograph and why he chose to move from Canada to Norway. 1. What made you move from Canada...

  • Fez River Project in Fez, Morocco by Aziza Chaouni Projects

    Making better places and spaces: Aziza Chaouni Projects

    Aug 4 • 74 Views • No Comments

    With offices in Fez and Toronto, Aziza Chaouni Projects (ACP) is a multidisciplinary firm that works with NGOs and government organizations to improve the built environment across the globe. We asked founding principal Aziza Chaouni about her firm’s...

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    Increasing Urban Mobility

    Jan 27 • 337 Views • No Comments

    Glenn Miller,  Vice President, Education & Research at the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), shares what cities need to do to improve urban mobility.   1. What are the best practices for improving the urban connectivity of cities?  One bright spot...

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    Q+A: What does the design and layout of an airport reveal about a...

    Nov 17 • 472 Views • No Comments

        Michael McDonald is a Senior Principal with Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd. Awarded the National Professional Fraternity for Architecture and Allied Arts’ Alpha Rho Chi medal for leadership, Michael is recognized for...

  • Union Station

    Q+A: Are train stations of the 21st century ‘high tech’?

    Oct 11 • 563 Views • No Comments

      Two individuals, from slightly different professional backgrounds, and from different parts of Canada, give answers to our question of the week.    Tarek El-Khatib is a senior partner at Zeidler Partnership Architects and a fellow of the Royal...

  • Bessarion

    The Toronto subway station few people know about

    Jul 6 • 539 Views • No Comments

    In this short documentary, TTC Enthusiast and Urban Explorer Jeremy Woodcock travels to Bessarion Station, the least used Subway Station on the Toronto Transit Map, to find out if it really does exist and why it would be built in the first place.   This...

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Vancouver Vancouver

Zacatitos 03 -- Los Zacatitos, Mexico by Campos Leckie Studio

Palettes of Discovery: Campos Leckie Studio

Jun 10 • 343 Views • 2 Comments

We asked Michael Leckie, one of the principals of Vancouver-based Campos Leckie Studio, about the importance of discovery in design and the textural differences between...

Toronto Toronto

Fez River Project in Fez, Morocco by Aziza Chaouni Projects

Making better places and spaces: Aziza Chaouni Projects

Aug 4 • 74 Views • No Comments

With offices in Fez and Toronto, Aziza Chaouni Projects (ACP) is a multidisciplinary firm that works with NGOs and government organizations to improve the built...

Calgary Calgary

The transformation of the University of Toronto's Knox College into the new home of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture,Landscape and Design. Structural Engineer Consultant: Entuitive;Design Architect: NADAAA Inc;Executive Architect: Adamson and Associates;Heritage Architect: E.R.A. Architects Inc.  (Source: NADAAA)

The design intuition @ Entuitive

Feb 18 • 847 Views • No Comments

By Phil Roberts… Building strong relationships with the architects that they work with is vital for Entuitive, the young Calgary and Toronto-based consulting...

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St-Philippe -- Montréal

Light Spaces: Atelier Général

Aug 15 • 59 Views • No Comments

Alexis Naylor of Montreal-based Atelier Général on clients who appreciate experimentation and elements that make spaces enjoyable. How do you get your clients to...

Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada

Woodford Sheppard Architecture

Leveraging a tidal change: Woodford Sheppard Architecture

Jun 3 • 328 Views • No Comments

By Phil Roberts…   As the first new architectural practice to have opened in Newfoundland in ten years, Woodford Sheppard Architecture is benefiting from the...

Ottawa Ottawa

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Canadian Firefighters Memorial — Ottawa

Nov 21 • 369 Views • No Comments

Architect: PLANT Architect Inc. in collaboration with Douglas Coupland /// Completion: 2012  ...

Edmonton Edmonton

Edmonton and the North Saskatchewan River. (Source: Some rights reserved by mastermaq)

Close to Nature vs. the Natural City

Oct 17 • 845 Views • 3 Comments

  By Deidre Miller… Close To Nature There was a time not so long ago when people who were concerned with conservation and environmentalism almost...

Victoria Victoria

West 21st in Vancouver. (Courtesy: Lucas Finlay)

It’s their house, not ours: Frits de Vries Architect Ltd.

Apr 11 • 275 Views • No Comments

By Phil Roberts…   The Vancouver-based firm Frits de Vries Architect Ltd.(FdVA) designs contemporary homes in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, that are...

Winnipeg Winnipeg

2014 A+DFF Poster

2014 Architecture+Design Film Festival

Apr 14 • 237 Views • No Comments

By Phil Roberts…   It seems obvious that one of the ways to translate the beauty and spatial experience of great architecture would be through film, yet...

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