Canadian Architect


In Memoriam: Matthew Searle

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.

Open Stage on the St. Lawrence: Amphithéâtre Trois-Rivières

A riverside theatre by Paul Laurendeau Architect in joint venture with Beauchesne Architecture Design demonstrates the stunning achievements possible through open design competitions.

Book Review: Community Housing in Canada

Jeffrey Thorsteinson applauds a set of case studies by Montreal firm l'OEUF.

Editorial: Siza’s Social Vision

Architects rarely have the influence to affect housing policy. However, given the opportunity, their role in conscientiously consulting with marginalized clients and designing the right kinds of places is crucial.