Canadian Architect


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Heritage + Adaptive Reuse

The Hospital, Future and Past

A colloquium asks: how can hospitals adapt to the demands of ever-changing medical technology? And what should be done with hospitals deemed out-of-date, such as Montreal’s Royal Vic?

Concrete Developments

Our cities have been constructed with concrete—can that concrete continue to sustain the passion of our cites?

Bank On It: Sir John A. Macdonald Building

An ambitious renovation of the former Bank of Montreal expands and repurposes it as a stylish reception and meeting space for today’s parliamentarians.


Editorial: Behind the Controversy

The misguided plans for a Memorial to the Victims of Communism adjacent the Supreme Court have happily changed—a hard won victory led by a coalition of design-sector individuals and organizations.




Toronto’s New City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square: Design Process, Product and Legacy

Aliki Economides examines two books commemorating the 50th anniversary of Toronto City Hall.

Looking Back: Silton Chapel

Clifford Wiens’ rural Silton Chapel is suffering from worrisome deterioration, a plight that Bernard Flaman says it shares with many of Canada’s Modernist landmarks.