Canadian Architect


Keyword
Public Spaces

Harvesting Ideas

A design competition for the temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot raises awareness of the need for affordable housing.

When the Street Eats the Vendor

Although they form an increasingly vital component of successful public spaces, street food vendors are frequently neglected in the design and conception of Toronto's streetscapes and places of gathering.

Design Lessons

A recent exhibition at the Universit du Qubec Montral featured the work of architect Norman Slater, who for decades contributed immeasurably to Montreal's modern design culture.

Growing a Future

A new facility for a respected Ivy League university treads lightly on its verdant site with beauty and grace.

Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan


Editorial: Too Tall?

At Toronto's Harbourfront Centre, a current architecture exhibition entitled Too Tall? explores the merits of tall buildings.

Turning a Corner

The redevelopment of the Woodward's site is proving to be a catalyst in the positive evolution of the beleaguered Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, harmonizing the diverse interests of the community.


I See You See Me, CBC

The CBC British Columbia headquarters in Vancouver engages the public through transparent and welcoming architectural gestures.