Canadian Architect


Features


Taking in the View

Two recreational centres in B.C.'s Lower Mainland find new ways to build on the local tradition of privileging view.

Suspended Animation

Ornament and infrastructure meet in an enigmatic architectural screen.

C.Y. Loh, Architectural Engineer

Structural engineer C.Y. Loh has been an important contributor to some of British Columbia's finest architectural projects of the last 20 years

Engineering Canadian Modernism

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

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


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.