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25th anniversary of Philippe Starck and Duravit collaboration

2014 marks the 25th year of Duravit’s elite partnership with “starchitect” Philippe Starck. What began as idea development in autumn of 1989 with an up-and-coming designer and architect has since grown into a multitude of...
Oct 25, 2014 2:20PM


Mountain Equipment Co-op head office moves to a new next-generation green building in East Vancouver

Employees of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) have moved into a stunning new workplace at 1077 Great Northern Way, as the iconic Canadian outdoor retailer relocates its headquarters to False Creek Flats of East Vancouver. MEC’s people will...
Oct 25, 2014 2:15AM


ROMbus: Hamilton - Industry, Architecture & Art - Part 1

Hamilton is called “Steel Town” but it is so much more. On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, discover Hamilton from its early roots through industry, architecture and art. The Royal Ontario Museum’s ROMbus program will take...
Oct 24, 2014 10:35PM


RAIC and Quebec-based Kollectif join forces

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced a new partnership with Kollectif, Quebec’s leading architecture-based website.
Oct 24, 2014 6:05PM


RAIC poll reveals municipal candidates' views on architecture and urban design

Candidates in Ottawa’s urban wards are far more likely to indicate support for policies aimed at improving the city’s architecture and urban design than candidates in suburban and rural wards, a poll suggests.
Oct 24, 2014 2:30PM


Strategies Across Scale: architect Peter Rose lectures at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design

Via a series of projects ranging in scale from the shed to the master plan, Peter Rose’s lecture entitled “Strategies Across Scale" will address issues relating to a design process that is research-based, highly site-specific, and...
Oct 24, 2014 2:00PM


DX Intersection Rise Up fundraiser honours Frank Toskan

On November 7, 2014, join the Design Exchange for its annual fundraiser at what promises to be the most pulsating and vibrant design affair of the year. DX Intersection Rise Up takes its cue from the fall exhibition Politics of Fashion I...
Oct 23, 2014 10:00PM


Winners of the 2014 Heritage Toronto Awards announced

Last night at the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Koerner Hall, the winners of the 2014 Heritage Toronto Awards were announced in a celebration that included the annual Willilam Kilbourn Memorial Lecture, delivered by architect Jack...
Oct 22, 2014 6:50PM


New building for York University's Lassonde School of Engineering to be completed next year

York University’s newest addition to its campus is an iconic and ambitious building that will redefine engineering education in Canada. A $60-million project, the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence is a space designed to cultivate...
Oct 22, 2014 2:30PM


VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre named Most Sustainable Building of the Year by World Architecture News

The World Architecture News (WAN) recently announced that Perkins+Will’s VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver was named its Most Sustainable Building of the Year for 2014. This LEED-NC Platinum-certified...
Oct 22, 2014 2:15PM


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