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Engineering Canadian Modernism
April 1, 2001 by Beth Kapusta and John McMinn
An excerpt from an upcoming book highlights the pivotal role played by the Yolles engineering practice in Canadian Modern architecture.
In the Teeth of Technology’s Buzzsaw
March 1, 2001 by Kelly Rude
An exhibition of digital art at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reveals the unfulfilled potential of the new media.
House in Tokyo by Kazuyo Sejima
March 1, 2001 by Canadian Architect
Out with the Mould
March 1, 2001 by John Straube
Mould in buildings can cause health problems, but can be easily controlled by avoiding the build-up of moisture.
Living Large in Small Spaces
March 1, 2001 by Jim Taggart
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
March 1, 2001 by Larry Wayne Richards
Contemporary Japanese architecture proposes a promising fusion of conceptual rigour, programmatic inventiveness, and environmental consciousness.
March 1, 2001 by Douglas MacLeod
An assessment of electronic resources for architects sends our reviewer running back to Banister Fletcher's printed pages.
March 1, 2001 by Rhys Phillips
Housing for veterans in Montreal continues the Modernist ideal of rationally planned, airy, brightly-lit housing.
Light, Air and View
March 1, 2001 by Marco Polo
Ongoing experimentation in plan and section distinguish a series of Modern housing projects from the norm.
February 1, 2001 by Canadian Architect
New federal government offices use innovative design to challenge hierarchical organizational structures.