Canadian Architect


Company
Perkins+Will


Circling the Square

The public success of Nathan Philips Square can make us almost forget, at least for a moment, the criticisms and controversies that have dogged its renovation throughout the five years since shovels went into the ground.

RAIC Awards – Green Building

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability by Perkins+Will integrates a full range of sustainable design strategies.

Editorial: Spreading the Gospel of Sustainability

Long before LEED became an industry buzzword, Peter Busby was figuring out how to make buildings that consumed fewer resources.

Editorial: Delivering Value

In New York, Vancouver and Saskatoon, architects are taking on a triple-bottom-line strategy, producing buildings and public spaces with economic, environmental and social benefits.

Editorial: Community Vision

The handsome adaptive reuse of a Carnegie library in Dundas, Ontario exemplifies the proactive use of project planning expertise by Perkins+Will.

Sustained Discussion

The first follow-up conference to Vancouver's GBC '98 reveals that Canadian architects are beginning to make important contributions to sustainable design.