Canadian Architect


No Stone Unturned

The Herculean task of replacing over 45,000 marble panels on Toronto's iconic First Canadian Place was made far more efficient through effective project management and planning.

Buildings That Give Back

An examination of buildings that have a net-zero environmental impact indicates that progress is much slower, but more profound than what one might have expected.

Seeing in Colour

The recently completed KfW Westarkade in Frankfurt by Sauerbruch Hutton is clad in a technically remarkable and colourfully sophisticated faade.

A Theory to Stand On

Entitled "Where do you Stand?" The 2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture conference challenged architectural educators to adapt not only to the ever-changing needs of society, but to current and future architecture students.

A Smarter City?

A formidable collection of city-related data is being used by IBM to leverage its business systems consulting.

Green to the Core

Peter Busby's dedication to sustainable architecture reveals that there is no singular approach to evolving the culture of green design in Canada.

Survival of the Fittest

Some recent thoughts on Autodesk University's 2009 Conference in Las Vegas.

Nanotechnology: Small but Mighty

Architects and building manufacturers are slowly bringing to market new applications that allow the positive outcomes of nanotechnology to become more visible in the built environment.