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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

Winners of the Montréal Space for Life International Architecture Competition announced

The Coderre administration recently recommended that City Council award a $3.2-million professional services contract to AZPML + Kanva architecture + NEUF architect(e)s + Bouthillette Parizeau + NCK (Princeton / Montréal), the winning...
Dec 15, 2014 6:00PM

Pan Am Village: The Games and Beyond

Urban Land Institute Toronto presents this session on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.
Dec 15, 2014 12:30PM

RAW transforms Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles into an interactive kaleidoscope

Montrealers and visitors are invited to discover Prismatica, a public art installation by RAW at the Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal. Comprised of 50 pivoting prisms, each more than two metres tall, Prismatica is one of two...
Dec 14, 2014 5:00AM

RAIC President's Award for Media in Architecture open for submissions

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada invites entries for the 2015 President’s Award for Media in Architecture. The deadline for submissions is 4:00pm on January 8, 2015.
Dec 13, 2014 4:00AM

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