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Canadian Architect

Canadian Architect
Canadian Architect is a magazine for architects and related professionals practicing in Canada. Canada's only monthly design publication, Canadian Architect has been in continuous publication since 1955.
  • News

    Building Materials Awards for Toronto Firm

    January 15, 2003 by Canadian Architect

    Julian Jacobs Architects of Toronto has received the Woodworks’ Wood Design Award 2002 in the residential category for the Pamensky House (see CA Oct., 2002) and its use of a palette of different woods including cherry, mahogany, maple, cedar, parallel

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    Restoration at Old City Hall, Toronto

    January 8, 2003 by Canadian Architect

    This month, the Ventin Group (Toronto) Ltd. Architects will finish a $35 million renovation of Old City Hall in Toronto. The beloved four gargoyles atop the clock tower, removed for safety reasons in 1939 after a 50-pound section broke off

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    Edmonton Firms Merge

    January 6, 2003 by Canadian Architect

    A merger has been announced between Edmonton firms Wood O’Neill O’Neill Architects Ltd. (established in 1960) and Daryl Procinsky Architecture Ltd. (established in 1992). The new firm is to be called O’Neill O’Neill Procinsky Architects (ONPA) with a staff of

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    Design Hope

    December 17, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    Nineteen teams of artists and architects each formed small gingerbread-style houses in order to raise money for Design Hope, a fundraiser for Hamilton, Ontario’s Hamilton Out of the Cold homeless program. Artists included Shirley Elford, Catherine Gibbon, Conrad Furey, Bill

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    Bing Thom in Brno, Czech Republic

    December 13, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    Bing Thom Architects Inc., of Vancouver, is one of three international practices invited to take part in the City of Brno two-stage design competition of the Janaek Cultural Centre. The building will house a concert hall for the Brno Philharmonic

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    Waterloo students win MCA Design Competition.

    December 10, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    The Metal Construction Association’s 2002 Student Design Competition drew 94 entries from advanced-level students of architecture worldwide. The First Place prize went to Andrew Lind, Anthony Round and Ivan Ilic of the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo.

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    Bauhaus Award

    December 5, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    “Body Movies,” an interactive artwork by Canadian artist RafaelLozano-Hemmer, has earned its creator a EUR 11,000 First Prize at the InternationalAwards issued at the prestigious Bauhaus School in Dessau, Germany. The work consists of 1200 square metres of interactive projections

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    NORR Architects to design Canadian Chancery, Ankara

    December 4, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    Norr Limited Architects and Engineers will work with local firm Sahinbas Fikirlier Architects of Ankara, Turkey, to design the new Canadian Chancery. To be located on one of the city’s steep hills with a grade difference of 9 metres from

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    Safdie to design new federal courthouse in Mobile, Alabama

    November 29, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    Moshe Safdie and Associates has been selected by the U.S. General Services Administration to design the new Federal Courthouse in Mobile, Alabama. Under the auspices of the Design Excellence Program, Safdie’s firm won the competition, which inlcuded submissions from Wolf

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    Passport Campaign for Architects

    November 28, 2002 by Canadian Architect

    An initiative is underway in Ontario begun by a member of the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) to re-instate architects as part of a list of professionals acceptable as passport guarantors. The list includes dentists, pharmacists, lawyers, and engineers among

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