Van Alen Institute launches Ground/Work Competition
The Van Alen Institute in New York has announced the launch of Ground/Work, an international architecture competition seeking innovative designs for a new street-level venue to house the Institute’s work space and public programs.
May 21, 2013 7:42PM
Stantec wins WAN Education Award for the University of the Fraser Valley's new campus
The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in Class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards....
May 21, 2013 7:15PM
Landscape architect Douglas Olson speaks on the Nature of Cities
Can we design urban landscapes so that they respect and protect biodiversity? As Saskatoon sprawls in all directions, planning with nature in mind has become an urgent issue. Great Places is pleased to support a free public lecture...
May 20, 2013 4:35PM
Productive . Urban . Landscapes . Cities . Cultivation . Context
This exhibition by Halifax architecture firm Susan Fitzgerald Architecture runs from May 27 to June 12, 2013 at the Exhibition Room in Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Architecture and Planning, located at 5410 Spring Garden Road in...
May 19, 2013 5:49PM
Philosophy Café: Architectural Briefs
The Philosophy Café is discussion of the books from the Architectural Briefs Series published by Princeton Architectural Press. Led by Bill Johnston, the discussions will be held each month at Shelf Life Books, located at 1302 4th Street...
May 18, 2013 5:16PM
Sustainable.TO's shortlisted entry to the Cambodian Sustainable Housing Competition will be built
Sustainable.TO’s shortlisted entry – the Phase House – to the Cambodian Sustainable Housing Competition responds to the needs of its inhabitants, and the ethos of Cambodian living. It presents a way of understanding the world...
May 17, 2013 6:47PM