Canadian Architect


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House in Tokyo by Kazuyo Sejima


Out with the Mould

Mould in buildings can cause health problems, but can be easily controlled by avoiding the build-up of moisture.

Living Large in Small Spaces

The conversion of a speculative one-bedroom unit forms the basis for an illuminating case study on the possibilities of apartment design.

Vital Signs in Garbage City

Contemporary Japanese architecture proposes a promising fusion of conceptual rigour, programmatic inventiveness, and environmental consciousness.

Digital Disappointments

An assessment of electronic resources for architects sends our reviewer running back to Banister Fletcher's printed pages.

Modern Living

Housing for veterans in Montreal continues the Modernist ideal of rationally planned, airy, brightly-lit housing.

Light, Air and View

Ongoing experimentation in plan and section distinguish a series of Modern housing projects from the norm.

Enlightened Government

New federal government offices use innovative design to challenge hierarchical organizational structures.

Present-Tense Presentations

A new generation of audio-visual presentation technologies take advantage of computerization to deliver a sophisticated information package.

Architects vs. Big Business: A Case Commentary

An architect and his business partner set a legal precedent in their winning battle against an entertainment industry Goliath.