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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.





Editorial: Architecture’s Gender Gap

In Canadian architecture firms, gender equity is still an issue. For any number of reasons—maternity leave, perceived reluctance to take on overtime, personal decisions to leave the profession—women simply aren’t being hired as often as men.

Web exclusive: Interview with Johanna Hurme

Sarah Fletcher interviews Johanna Hurme of 5468796 Architecture, one of the jurors in this year's Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence.