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Web Exclusive: YYC’s International Terminal

At nearly two million square feet, the $2-billion project has doubled the existing space at the airport while reducing its footprint through an efficient and innovative design.


Alma Mater and Alumni Matters

Two recent buildings at the University of British Columbia compete to provide a home away from home for current students and graduates.



Game Changers

New types of imaging technology—some borrowed from the world of gaming—are allowing architects to communicate their ideas in a broader range of ways.

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.

Granville Island

It is surprising to reflect on how challenging it was to convince authorities—and Vancouver at large—to preserve Granville Island’s industrial past in the 1970s.

The Case for Specialization

Specialization offers advantages ranging from more efficient project execution to better employee retention, argues Mark Busse.