Canadian Architect

Construction + Materials

Strong Links

A sausage factory incorporates complex mechanical systems and environmental stewardship in an updated industrial architecture.

Dyed to Match

A building serving textile manufacture blends seamlessly with the surrounding urban fabric.

Industry News (August 01, 2003)

Expanding Roles in the Innovation Economy

New opportunities in the prevention of business marginalization, benefits to valuing specialized knowledge, and innovation through enriched client interaction are discussed.

Doubling Up II

The second of a series of articles on double skin faades examines the general principles behind the systems with case studies.

Plugged-in SITE

A new building at the University of Ottawa represents a sophisticated integration of program, structure and systems.

Sound Barriers

The Institute for Research in Construction has developed a new tool to help insulate buildings against outdoor noise.