• Malbaie VI in Cap-à-l’Aigle,Québec by MU Architecture

    A mirror for society: MU Architecture

    Sep 1 • 12 Views • No Comments

    Charles Côté of Montreal-based MU Architecture on getting contractors to use new construction technologies and working in different contexts around the globe.   One of the strengths of your firm is your ability to apply new building technologies to...

  • 564 Beatty Street in Vancouver

    564 Beatty Street: A Downtown Vancouver development done right

    Aug 30 • 49 Views • No Comments

    By James Bligh…   The partnership of developers and city planners has left cities stung from poor design and misguided ambition on frequent occasion. The successes spawned from these collaborations are overlooked and their mistakes are glaringly...

  • St-Philippe -- Montréal

    Light Spaces: Atelier Général

    Aug 15 • 106 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...

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  • SkyTrain in Vancouver

    Increasing Urban Mobility

    Jan 27 • 365 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 • 496 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 • 583 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 • 569 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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564 Beatty Street in Vancouver

564 Beatty Street: A Downtown Vancouver development done right

Aug 30 • 49 Views • No Comments

By James Bligh…   The partnership of developers and city planners has left cities stung from poor design and misguided ambition on frequent occasion. The...

Toronto Toronto

Fez River Project in Fez, Morocco by Aziza Chaouni Projects

Making better places and spaces: Aziza Chaouni Projects

Aug 4 • 125 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 • 900 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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Malbaie VI in Cap-à-l’Aigle,Québec by MU Architecture

A mirror for society: MU Architecture

Sep 1 • 12 Views • No Comments

Charles Côté of Montreal-based MU Architecture on getting contractors to use new construction technologies and working in different contexts around the globe.  ...

Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada

Woodford Sheppard Architecture

Leveraging a tidal change: Woodford Sheppard Architecture

Jun 3 • 361 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

Photo Credit:  Steven Evans. Source: v2com.biz

Canadian Firefighters Memorial — Ottawa

Nov 21 • 390 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 • 867 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 • 297 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...

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Antoine Predock discusses the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Aug 31 • 22 Views • No Comments

Architect Antoine Predock discusses his inspiration for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, set to open in Winnipeg in September 2014. (Source: CANADA Explore )...

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