Canadian Architect


Put on Your Specs

A return to technically competent specifications is required: specifications that are firmly rooted in performance, with product listings that illustrate the design intent, as well as execution requirements.

Living Small in the Big City

For decades, micro-apartments and their predecessors have offered relatively affordable living spaces in the heart of North America's largest cities.

A Theory to Stand On

Entitled "Where do you Stand?" The 2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture conference challenged architectural educators to adapt not only to the ever-changing needs of society, but to current and future architecture students.

Cool, Calm, Connected

To critical acclaim, a financial institution builds Canada's first double skin building for severe climatic conditions.

New member benefit: Discount on NMS for RAIC members

Award of Excellence: Unity 2

A condominium project remains sensitive to the scale and detailing of a historically significant sister building in Montreal's Paper Hill district.

Star Power

An overview of international and Canadian efforts to use photovoltaic solar energy, derived from UBC's recent workshop on Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV).

Strong Links

A sausage factory incorporates complex mechanical systems and environmental stewardship in an updated industrial architecture.

Viewpoint (October 01, 2002)