Canadian Architect


Sector
Health Care + Wellness

Healthy Outcomes

A major pre- an post-occupancy study of a new Toronto hospital provides evidence for design's impact on qualitative aspects of wellness.

No Place Like Home

A new facility designed by Montgomery Sisam Architects encourages aging-in-place, recognizing the needs of seniors as well as their families.



Editorial: Spin Job


Governor General’s Medal Winner: Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon

WINNER OF A 2016 GOVERNOR GENERAL’S MEDAL IN ARCHITECTURE

Governor General’s Medal Winner: Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

WINNER OF A 2016 GOVERNOR GENERAL’S MEDAL IN ARCHITECTURE


The Hospital, Future and Past

A colloquium asks: how can hospitals adapt to the demands of ever-changing medical technology? And what should be done with hospitals deemed out-of-date, such as Montreal’s Royal Vic?

Bring in the Light

Elsa Lam reports from a London symposium examining the health, urban and architectural aspects of increasing daylight in buildings.