Canadian Architect


Curtain Wall Fundamentals

Properly detailed and specified, curtain walls can provide durable, energy efficient enclosures and a wide range of aesthetic choices.

Regarding Mies

Two major exhibitions on Mies van der Rohe reveal some new interpretations of his enigmatic work.

News (August 01, 2001)

Schools of Thought

A municipal school board pursues durability and user satisfaction by embracing architectural quality as a cornerstone of its building program.

Remedial Economics

The former B.C. government's school building policy illustrates the pitfalls of short-term expediency and overly regulated design.

Extra Special

A Vancouver designer resurrects and beautifies a maligned regional house type.

Products & Services (July 01, 2001)

Construction of the Guideway

Article (July 01, 2001)

Embodied Minds

A major exhibition at the CCA emphasizes John Soane's pivotal role in the transition from neo-classicism to modernism.