Canadian Architect


Sector
Health Care + Wellness

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 And what should be done with hospitals deemed out-of-date, such as Montreal’s Royal Vic?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.

Book Review: Architecture’s New Edges

Mark Woytiuk reviews Peter Busby's newest book.



Health and Healing: Sechelt Hospital Expansion

Collaborative engagement and a patient-centred perspective drove the design process for this new hospital on the Sunshine Coast in BC.