Canadian Architect


MODERNest Houses 1-4: Feathered Nests

A boutique architect-developer has carved out a niche in building design-led, modern-styled homes on irregularly shaped Toronto infill sites.

The Cohousing Option

A little-known housing typology fosters village-like communities, with cooperative facilities for preparing meals, sharing tools and hosting social events.

Studio North: Home Away From Home

A young Calgary firm transforms a mid-century bungalow into a three-unit dwelling with a vibrant central solarium.

Editorial: BIG Ideas

While starchitects such as Bjarke Ingels are important as public spokespeople for architecture, local partnerships are crucial to BIG's trio of Canadian projects.