Canadian Architect


Editorial: Sign on the Dotted Line

Architects in practices of all sizes are being pressured to sign agreements containing multiple pages of supplementary conditions, many of which depart from standard architectural practice. The unspoken threat: if they don’t sign, their client will find someone else to do the job.

The Expansion Dilemma

Museums across Canada are growing, and confronting the difficult choice between expanding on site and building new quarters off site. What can we learn from projects in the space-crunched Netherlands?