Canadian Architect


Keyword
Modernism

Masters of West Coast Modernism



The Hambly House: Moderne Improvements

A sensitive addition brings an art moderne house in Hamilton up to speed for contemporary living.

Boom-Time Beginnings

A discussion of the national and cultural context of 1955 sheds light on the beginnings of The Canadian Architect, as it was then known.

Book Reviews: June 2015

Reviews of Brutalist Architecture in Winnipeg (Jeffrey Thorsteinson), The West Coast Modern House: Vancouver Residential Architecture (Greg Bellerby) and Lost in Space: Architecture and Dementia (Eckhard Feddersen and Insa Lüdtke).

RAIC Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award

Sonja Bata, a longtime friend of architecture and Canadian architects, has been a strong advocate for design excellence and a benefactor of architecture worldwide for decades.

Editorial: Plots of Gold

Many West Coast Modern homes face fraught times, where their very survival will be on the line.

Book Reviews: March 2015

Reviews of Making Toronto Modern: Architecture and Design, 1895-1975 (Christopher Armstrong), Shim Sutcliffe—The Passage of Time (Annette LeCuyer) and Architecture and National Identity: The Centennial Projects 50 Years On (Marco Polo and Colin Ripley).

Gander’s Glorious Room

Dialogue is developing around the fate of the International Departures Lounge in Gander’s air terminal, a 1959 Modernist gem in need of costly repairs.