Canadian Architect


Category
Technical


RAIC Awards – Innovation in Architecture

Michael Green Architecture (MGA)'s Wood Innovation Design Centre celebrates wood as one of the most beautiful and sustainable materials for building in Canada and around the globe, demonstrating that tall timber buildings can be economical and safe.


Rural Retreat

Stringent sustainability standards are achieved in House in Four Fields, a 21st century idyll in Quebec's Rouge River Valley.

Towards a Passive Architecture

Residential designers across Canada are stretching to reach the low-energy metrics of the rigorous Passivehaus standard. Now, the standard is also stretching out to reach them.

Editorial: Tax Incentive

Canadian architects may be candidates for the $3.4 billion Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program (SR&ED).

Put on Your Specs

A return to technically competent specifications is required: specifications that are firmly rooted in performance, with product listings that illustrate the design intent, as well as execution requirements.


Steel Skywalker

A structurally daring walkway cantilevers visitors over and above a valley in the Canadian Rockies.