Canadian Architect


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Construction + Materials


Sound Barriers

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

Yonge-Eglinton twin towers on the rocks


Experimental Architecture

A new laboratory building for structural and material experimentation constitutes a thoughtful essay on tectonics.

Award of Excellence: Phase VII Student Residence, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Mississauga, Ontario: Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc. Maintaining the site's ecological conditions are among the strategies used in what the architects called "TranSiting" or "building with the environment."




A Frank and Ernest Affair

Though both men were connected to Oak Park, Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway were as different from one another as culture is to nature.

Cultural Evolution

An abandoned Modern landmark is given a new lease on life with help from its original architect.