Canadian Architect


Web Exclusive: National Bank of Canada Montreal Trading Floor

This fall, the National Bank of Canada unveiled its new trading floor in Montreal’s Sun Life Building.

Editorial: Visionary Leaders

The Canadian architecture community has recently lost two giants of the profession: Bing Thom and Ted Teshima.

Web Exclusive: Le Virage

Le Virage is an urban laboratory - an experimental landscape where art, architecture, and urban design collide.

Web Exclusive: APPAREIL House

APPAREIL architecture breathes new life into a small wooden house built in 1922.

Documentary: Toronto made, Toronto found

“Toronto made, Toronto found” explores how the city came to look like it does today — and the processes likely to determine its future form.

Making Space

In Hong Kong, migrant domestic workers squeeze into tiny living quarters for six days of the week, then claim the city's public plazas on their day off.

New Visions for Social Housing

Housing affordability is reaching a crisis point in many Canadian cities. How can architects learn from the past to build social housing for a new generation of residents?

The Heat is On

Improving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings is essential in Canada's efforts to counter the effects of climate change—and it could be a now-or-never proposition.

Parks and Regeneration

A downtown Toronto green space revamps a brownfield into a vibrant public place that gives back to the environment.

Civic Art

OMA's new pavilion for a Quebec City museum puts generous public spaces and an international-calibre art collection in the foreground.