Vancouver Vancouver

900 Hastings in Vancouver by GBL Architects

How Architecture Creates New Human Patterns

Apr 11 • 271 Views • No Comments

GBL Architects on emergent architecture, projects that create social-interaction, communal well-being and the advantages of planting trees on rooftops.  . 1. Why do you...

Vandusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver by Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture

How Landscape Architecture Deals With Climate Change

By Phil Roberts… . It’s a wonderful feeling when you’ve been encouraged to join an initiative that’s a natural extension of...

Apr 8 • 226 Views

Toronto Toronto


Time-Lapse Video of Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre

Feb 19 • 301 Views • No Comments

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Resilient House in New York by SUSTAINABLE.TO

The Importance of Resiliency: SUSTAINABLE.TO

SUSTAINABLE.TO on their latest case study on energy efficient walls, homes resilient to the challenges of climate...

Jan 25 • 867 Views


Calgary Calgary

Centre Street Church in Calgary by Transept Architecture Inc.

Q+A: Is a church just a building, or is it something more?

Sep 25 • 703 Views • No Comments

A designer & an architect give answers to our question of the week.   Kelly Janz of Transept Architecture is a Western Canadian designer helping faith...

River Boulevard in Calgary by SPECTACLE Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism Inc.

Balancing substance and image: SPECTACLE Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism Inc.

Calgary-based SPECTACLE Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism Inc. founding partner Philip Vandermey on the economy, the environment and our...

Sep 19 • 989 Views


Artopex showroom in Montréal by Lemay

Artopex Showroom — Montréal

Apr 22 • 51 Views • No Comments

Architect: Lemay...

300 Front Street in Toronto by Claude Cormier et Associés

How Landscape Architecture Makes A Brand

By Phil Roberts… . We all identify with something or someone. That is how we make our mark on society....

Apr 4 • 235 Views



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Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada

Urban Perspectives Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning

5 Most Common Misconceptions about Landscape Architecture

Nov 3 • 856 Views • No Comments

Stephen Cushing of Halifax-based Urban Perspectives on the 5 most common misconceptions about landscape architecture.   1. Landscape design is not for decoration-...

Fogo Island Inn in Fogo Island, Newfoundland by Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Inn

Back in August, we published an article on Saunders Architecture. One of their projects is the Fogo Island Inn in Joe Batt’s Arm...

Oct 30 • 459 Views

Ottawa Ottawa

Wakefield House in Ottawa by John Donkin Architect

Cultivating an appetite for architecture: John Donkin Architect

Oct 6 • 549 Views • No Comments

By Phil Roberts…   Failure precedes success. And sometime the failures are many, making the successes even sweeter. After realizing that he wasn’t going to...

THE HINTONBURG S I X byColizza Bruni Architecture in Ottawa

Ottawa Architecture Week adds to our national captial’s growing creative culture

By Phil Roberts…   Unlike some national capitals, Ottawa isn’t a network of broad, processional avenues...

Sep 30 • 653 Views

True North True North

Transitional Women’s Living Unit in Whitehorse, Yukon by Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd

Respectfully transforming the North: Kobayashi + Zedda Architects

Nov 13 • 714 Views • No Comments

Jack Kobayashi of Whitehorse-based Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd on working with First Nations communities and how Yukon’s changing demographics are influencing...

Arctic Live/Work. Design proposal of a new type of work/live housing unit for Arctic communities in Nunavut, Canada. (Courtesy: takes design by crowdsourcing to a global level

We asked Leon Lai, one of two Canadian members in the global design collective, to talk about how design by democratic...

Apr 10 • 1019 Views

Prairies Prairies

Palais des Congres - Montreal

Six Canadian centres on the Intelligent Community Forum’s 2014 Smart21

Nov 7 • 1699 Views • 1 Comment

Canada has more Intelligent Communities than any other nation. Over the past 16 years, 21 Canadian communities have received this designation from the Intelligent...

Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge6

The Team that can–MOGA!

Based in Red Deer, Alberta, and active in both Edmonton and Calgary, M O George, Architect ( MOGA) provides design...

Jun 17 • 1122 Views

Edmonton Edmonton

Surrey Central Library

Can Surrey be the model city of the 21st century?

Dec 2 • 590 Views • No Comments

Surrey, Edmonton and Sherbrooke are the three Canadian cities on the Intelligent Community Forum’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. They’re all creating a pattern of...


Giant Lampshades in Québec City by Lightemotion

Avenue Cartier – Québec City

Apr 24 • 40 Views • No Comments

  Giant Lampshades Lighting The Streets Of Quebec City Installation: Lightmotion Completion: ...

Boutique Penelope in Québec City by HATEM+D

Boutique Penelope — Québec City

Architecture: Hatem+D Architecture Project type: retail renovation...

Apr 20 • 102 Views

Victoria Victoria

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

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

Apr 11 • 863 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...

Cityscape: Victoria

Cityscape: Victoria


Sep 29 • 617 Views

Winnipeg Winnipeg

Warming Hut in Winnipeg by Weiss Architecture & Urbanism Limited

Warming Hut — Winnipeg

Mar 30 • 227 Views • No Comments

Architect: Weiss Architecture and Urbanism Limited Design Team: Weiss Architecture & Urbanism Limited – Kevin Weiss, Principal; Sophie Tremblay, Project...


Antoine Predock discusses the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Architect Antoine Predock discusses his inspiration for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, set to open in Winnipeg...

Aug 31 • 646 Views