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Living Lightly on the Earth

The Prince Edward Island Ark, a 1970s bioshelter, offers lessons for the present in an exhibition at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown.

It’s All Happening So Fast

An exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture examines the conflicted relationship between our nation's ideal of nature—and the realities of our constructed environment.

New TOD in Town

The recently opened Marine Gateway Complex by Perkins+Will and PCI Developments exemplifies a growing push to create dense, mixed-use communities adjacent to Metro Vancouver's transit stations.

Urban Waterscape

A light-infused swimming pool generously fulfills current community needs, while anticipating the future densification of Surrey.

From Sea to Sky

A masterfully designed museum in scenic Whistler showcases B.C. art—while also putting its forested site on display.

Editorial: Getting Along Better

The Canadian construction industry is abuzz about a new form of procurement—Integrated Project Delivery—that is based on increased cooperation.

RAIC Journal: 2017 Festival of Architecture

The 2017 Festival of Architecture kicks off Wednesday, May 24 with an opening party at the Canadian War Museum.

RAIC Journal: The Ewa Bieniecka File

"Architects have to lobby for change in design procurement and make the business case for the social and cultural value of excellent design."

RAIC releases new Document Six

Document Six replaces the 2006 edition and will be available in both official languages early in 2017, together with a new Guide to Document Six.

RAIC Journal: Designation Decision

After much deliberation, the RAIC Board of Directors has decided to not proceed with a proposed change to the MRAIC membership designation.