Ideas

State of the Nation: Saskatchewan

Ten years ago, the thriving market in oil, gas and potash led to a “Saskaboom,” which brought along plenty of work for architects. The economy has declined…

State of the Nation: Alberta

Alberta Alberta’s economy follows a boom-and-bust cycle, tracking energy prices. The crash of the oil market has been devastating for the private sector as well…

State of the Nation: British Columbia

British Columbia is leading the charge on sustainability in Canada. Starting in 2017, the province’s Energy Step Code has provided an incremental approach to…

Editorial: Generation Gap

This month’s issue reports on the state of architecture across Canada. It’s based on interviews with almost 50 architects, from firms of different sizes and…

Book Review: Concrete Montreal Map

Map by France Vanlaethem (Blue Crow Media, 2019) While hard-copy maps may seem retrograde in the age of smartphones, they’re still an invaluable tool for…

Book Review: The Long Now

Published by Art Gallery of York University, 2018 Tamira Sawatzky is an architect. Elle Flanders is a filmmaker. Together they are more than either of…

Legacy Firm: RDHA

In the history of Canadian architecture, there are few firms that can claim the deep roots of RDH Architects, which turns 100 this year.Founded by…

On Thinning Ice

Architects must find new ways of constructing that will address the unfolding climate crisis.

Events

september

20jun(jun 20)1:00 am29sep(sep 29)1:00 amTaillibert: Volumes et lumière

07sep(sep 7)12:00 pm05oct(oct 5)5:00 pmSylvain Lessard MONUMENTS ExhibitionAngell Gallery, Toronto

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