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Field of Dreams

A bold cultural centre in Montreal's west end is a playful, yet highly disciplined composition that makes clever connections to its surroundings.

Solid Liquid Ether

Vancouver choreographer Heather Myers' latest dance piece takes inspiration from its architectural setting.

Editorial: Crossing Borders

The TPP is most often associated with the free trade of goods, but an important component of the agreement is also the exchange of services—including architectural expertise.

Book Review: Places: Public Architecture

HCMA Architecture + Design focuses on their large public projects across a spectrum of sectors including libraries, schools and fire stations.

Altered: The Evolution of Toronto’s Church Landscape

With congregations declining, many of Canada's churches are on the verge of closing. But changes in ecclesiastical buildings are nothing new—they've been ongoing since pioneer days, according to a duo of Toronto-area researchers.

Pure Aesthetic

A purveyor of skin care products puts a refreshingly original approach to design at the core of its boutiques.

Book Review: Attunement: Architectural Meaning After the Crisis of Modern Science

For architectural settings to become fully relevant, they must manifest atmospheres that enable harmonious, synesthetic experiences of human action & place.

Editorial: Kitted Out Home

How will the proliferation of smart home systems affect architecture?

Web Exclusive: Canada at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Canadian Pavilion is the first pavilion to be located outside in the Giardini during its 40-year history, since the beginning of the Venice Architecture Biennale in 1975.

Web Exclusive: The “Blanche” Chalet

The “Blanche” Chalet's simple and pure architecture gently complements the landscape of Charlevoix in a modern fashion.