Canadian Architect


Edition
March 2015

Making a Scene

A new arts centre is a sophisticated addition to Mount Allison University's campus—and a valuable asset for the town of Sackville, New Brunswick.

Building on the Rock

Perched on the stormy edge of the Atlantic, Canada’s easternmost province is a difficult place to build. Where are the young architects that will rise to the challenge?

Gander’s Glorious Room

Dialogue is developing around the fate of the International Departures Lounge in Gander’s air terminal, a 1959 Modernist gem in need of costly repairs.

Fire in the Belly

Ryerson students report on a recent symposium that asks: what should architecture schools teach?

Book Reviews: March 2015

Reviews of Making Toronto Modern: Architecture and Design, 1895-1975 (Christopher Armstrong), Shim Sutcliffe—The Passage of Time (Annette LeCuyer) and Architecture and National Identity: The Centennial Projects 50 Years On (Marco Polo and Colin Ripley).

Confederation Centre for the Arts

The first of Canada’s Centennial projects, the Fathers of Confederation Memorial Buildings set an important precedent for subsequent Centennial buildings, both in terms of their cultural program and their adoption of a Brutalist idiom.

Editorial: Tax Incentive

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