Canadian Architect

Civic + Government

Avenue Action

Mirrored balconies and tapering glass walls contribute to a playful, engaging revitalization of a historic building in downtown Winnipeg.

Editorial: Do Mayors Matter?

The real heroes may turn out not to be mayors at all--but the city bureaucrats who persevere in advancing major planning projects during lacunae in political leadership.

Editorial: Assessing the Drummond Report

The Drummond Report can be considered a useful guide for architects as there are many possibilities for our profession to help municipal and provincial governments reform the delivery of effective public services.

A Respectful Refuge

Canada's new diplomatic headquarters in Bangladesh succeeds in balancing architectural cues that represent our country while respecting the materiality and context of the host country.

And Justice for All

An historic courthouse facility is transformed into a contemporary judicial facility through a series of deft manipulations.