Canadian Architect


Book Review: Citizen City

Web Exclusive: Meadowvale Community Centre and Library

Just outside Toronto, the new Meadowvale Community Centre and Library by Perkins+Will rethinks what true accessibility means in 2017.

Web Exclusive: Full Circle

Canadian designers Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster collaborate on a public artwork project in Buffalo, N.Y.

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.