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.

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.

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).