Canadian Architect


Keyword
Toronto


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.

Circling the Square

The public success of Nathan Philips Square can make us almost forget, at least for a moment, the criticisms and controversies that have dogged its renovation throughout the five years since shovels went into the ground.

St. Lawrence District, Toronto

More than 30 years on, the St. Lawrence neighbourhood remains a unique Toronto prototype.

A Slice of History

GH3's Street House builds on Rosedale’s history of showcasing Toronto’s finest residential architecture.

At Home With Jim Murray

When we purchased 6A Kendal Avenue in Toronto almost four years ago, my husband and I had no idea of its true legacy. Only later did we learn that it had once been home to Canadian Architect founding editor Jim Murray.

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).

Toronto Reference Library

Moriyama & Teshima Architects imagines—and reimagines—the Toronto Reference Library.

Warehouse Redux

Of Liberty Village's heritage structures that have been converted for modern use, the two-storey property at 60 Atlantic Avenue stands out.

Good Neighbour

An office building for a teachers' union complements its eclectic urban setting and innovates with new environmental sustainability strategies.