New design of National Arts Centre to be a transformative force in Ottawa
The Government of Canada recently announced $110.5 million in capital funding for the rejuvenation and transformation of the National Arts Centre (NAC) on Confederation Square in Ottawa. The project designer is Diamond Schmitt Architects.
Dec 19, 2014 2:00PM
Finnish Tapiovaara furniture line celebrates designer's 100th birthday
Celebrating what would be his 100th birthday, Artek has launched a range of products by the acclaimed Finnish designer Ilmari Tapiovaara. Noted for his furnishings and textiles, Tapiovaara was greatly influenced by legendary Finnish architect...
Dec 18, 2014 6:43PM
2014 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence winners announced
Canadian Architect announces the winners of the 2014 Awards of Excellence, given each year to architects and architectural graduates for buildings in the design stage. One of only two national award programs devoted exclusively to architecture,...
Dec 17, 2014 4:35AM
University of Ottawa Social Sciences Building wins multiple awards
A new academic facility at the University of Ottawa has garnered three design awards this season. The Faculty of Social Sciences was recently recognized with the Institutional Building Award at the Ontario Concrete Awards. Diamond Schmitt...
Dec 17, 2014 3:00AM
New Halifax Central Library establishes a civic landmark
The new Halifax Central Library opened to the public on December 13, 2014, and its open and welcoming design reflects the city’s diverse population and heritage. An international competition held in 2010 resulted in Danish firm schmidt...
Dec 16, 2014 5:30PM
Monogram® Dinner by Design showcases dynamic event series in support of Casey House and the Design Exchange
In January 2015, GE Monogram® Appliances will present a brand-new installment of the signature dining series Monogram® Dinner by Design, with a redesigned format that showcases the talents of Toronto’s vibrant design community and...
Dec 16, 2014 12:35AM