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Phoenix Rising

A former water pumping station is transformed into a village-like transitional housing and job-training facility for homeless youth.

Book Review: Places of the Heart

Colin Ellard’s Places of the Heart makes a powerful argument for the paramount importance of our daily surroundings.

Book Review: Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering Models of Practice

Beyond Patronage developed out of a symposium hosted by the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo.

Living Lightly on the Earth

The Prince Edward Island Ark, a 1970s bioshelter, offers lessons for the present in an exhibition at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown.

It’s All Happening So Fast

An exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture examines the conflicted relationship between our nation's ideal of nature—and the realities of our constructed environment.

New TOD in Town

The recently opened Marine Gateway Complex by Perkins+Will and PCI Developments exemplifies a growing push to create dense, mixed-use communities adjacent to Metro Vancouver's transit stations.

Urban Waterscape

A light-infused swimming pool generously fulfills current community needs, while anticipating the future densification of Surrey.

From Sea to Sky

A masterfully designed museum in scenic Whistler showcases B.C. art—while also putting its forested site on display.

Editorial: Getting Along Better

The Canadian construction industry is abuzz about a new form of procurement—Integrated Project Delivery—that is based on increased cooperation.

RAIC Journal: 2017 Festival of Architecture

The 2017 Festival of Architecture kicks off Wednesday, May 24 with an opening party at the Canadian War Museum.