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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.
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    NCC seeks 17 big ideas for 2017

    December 14, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    As Canadians get ready for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is preparing the Plan for Canada’s Capital, 2017–2067, the signature planning framework that will shape the vision for the nation’s capital until Canada’s bicentennial in 2067.

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    RIBA launches new global architecture award

    December 14, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is delighted to announce the 2016 RIBA International Prize, a new global architecture award for the world’s best new building. Opening for on Tuesday 8 December 2015, the RIBA International Prize will be awarded to

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    Ottawa architects conceptualize Sponge House for child with cerebral palsy

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    In anticipation of World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 7, World Cerebral Palsy Day organizers challenged architects and designers to conceptualize a bump-proof and bruise-free home for people living with cerebral palsy. A group of Ottawa architects—led by Sonia Zouari and

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    Quadrangle presents GOAWAY! at IIDEXCanada

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    As technology liberates us from the traditional office and blurs the boundaries between spaces for jobs and recreation, no one knows what the future workplace will be. To spark a conversation among designers about potential, creative, unorthodox scenarios, Toronto’s Quadrangle curated and designed

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    Life to Buildings student design challenge announced

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    Indoor Nature Design Inc. (INDI), a not-for profit design-house that applies a holistic sustainable design approach to indoor environments, is calling for submissions for its Life to Buildings™ Design Challenge. This competition tasks post-secondary students with producing unique and innovative designs that integrate

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    CaGBC commits to COP 21 climate goals

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced four new major commitments to help fight the battle against climate change in Canada, as leaders around the world prepare for the start of the COP 21 Climate Change Conference in Paris

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    OAQ Awards of Excellence winners announced

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    The Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) has announced the winners of its 2015 Prix d’excellence en architecture awards. The winners were unveiled in a ceremony on November 21 held at the Centre des sciences de Montréal. Presided over by

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    OAA rises to climate change challenge

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) commends the provincial government on the release of its Climate Strategy on November 24, which outlines a strong commitment to building energy efficient, climate-resilient structures. The buildings sector represents about 19% of the province’s

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    EXTRACTION to represent Canada at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Architect

      A cutting-edge, multimedia exploration of our extractive industries and mineral lives is set to represent Canada at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Provocatively called EXTRACTION, the project will feature an installation, film and book addressing

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    Schedule for Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2016 released

    November 30, 2015 by Canadian Architect

    Now in its sixth year, from January 18 through 24 the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) transforms the city’s downtown into a hub for all things design. Kicking off Monday, January 18, with the TO DO Festival Party at Shopify’s headquarters,

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