Canadian Architect


Features


RAIC Journal: Symposium Preview: Architectural Criticism in Canada

Architectural criticism is in a state of flux and malleability as it attempts to adjust and remain relevant within the changing context of mass communication.

RAIC Journal: Une bibliothèque à coeur ouvert

Marie-Pier Bourret-Lafleur, a French literature graduate student at McGill University, reviews the Marc-Favreau Library, designed by Dan Hanganu Architectes.

RAIC Journal: Growing Pains

Kristen Smith, an architecture student at Ryerson University, reviews Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre, designed by Snøhetta and Zeidler Partnership Architects.

RAIC Journal: Critical winners



The Evidence Room

An exhibition by Canadian researchers testifies to the greatest crime committed by architects.


Healthy Building Syndrome

Architects can be better equipped to design healthy environments with the help of emerging tools, such as the WELL Building Standard and research from environmental psychology.

Complexity and Contradiction

The new TELUS Garden building in Vancouver attempts a delicate balance between fitting into its urban context and creating a distinct architectural brand for its client.

The Works

A municipal operations centre in Surrey shows that architecture for the mundane business of public works can be far from ordinary.