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New building for Thompson Rivers University's Faculty of Law opens

The first new law school in Canada in 30 years has opened its new home at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops, British Columbia. The design by Diamond Schmitt Architects revitalizes an existing campus building known as the Old Main...
Jul 29, 2014 1:30AM


Moriyama RAIC International Prize submission deadline fast approaching!

The deadline to submit for the Moriyama RAIC International Prize is Friday, August 1, 2014.
Jul 28, 2014 12:00PM


Symbiotic Cities International Design Ideas Competition

DIALOG is sponsoring the 2014 Symbiotic Cities International Design Ideas Competition entitled “Urban Transformations: Designing the Symbiotic City.” Open to planners, urban designers, architects, landscape architects, engineers and...
Jul 27, 2014 11:00PM


Álvaro Siza donates architectural archive to the Canadian Centre for Architecture

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza, recipient of the Pritzker Prize,has donated a large part of his architectural archive to the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal (CCA). In a recent statement, Siza announced his decision to...
Jul 27, 2014 10:30PM


St. Mary's Hospital one of several winners in the Design & Health International Academy Award program

St. Mary’s Hospital, designed by Farrow Partnership Architects in association with Perkins+Will, was twice honoured at the annual Design & Health International Academy Awards held in Toronto on July 12, 2014. Designed with the goal of...
Jul 27, 2014 2:20AM


All Beneath the Moon Decays

Running from July 24-September 6, 2014, this remarkable exhibition at the Daniel Faria Gallery in Toronto features the work of Allyson Vieira and Paul Kajander, whose transitory forms draw our attention to time’s ambivalence; that is,...
Jul 26, 2014 11:50PM


Register now for the 2014 AIBC Annual Conference: Shifting Perspectives

This year’s conference takes place October 8-10, 2014 at the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre West. This annual gathering, the largest of its kind in British Columbia, brings together architects and other members of the design...
Jul 26, 2014 11:45PM


Updated Green Globes® Sustainable Interiors Certification Program is an alternative to LEED

ECD Energy and Environment Canada recently announced the release of the most significant upgrade to the Green Globes® for Fit-ups program, now renamed Sustainable Interiors (SI) since it first became available in Canada in 2004. Green...
Jul 25, 2014 12:00PM


Professional Prix de Rome awarded to Omar Gandhi

Omar Gandhi Architect Inc. of Halifax has won the Canada Council 2014 Prix de Rome prize. The $50,000 prize recognizes outstanding achievement in Canadian architecture and is awarded annually to a young architect or architectural firm to...
Jul 23, 2014 3:15AM


D'Arcy Jones wins Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement

Vancouver-based architect D’Arcy Jones is the 2014 winner of the Canada Council’s Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement. This annual award is given to an architect in the early stages of a career with outstanding...
Jul 23, 2014 3:00AM


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