Canadian Architect


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Landscape Architecture






Editorial: Back to the Land

An introduction to our special issue commemorating RAIC Gold Medal winner Brian Mackay-Lyons.

An Architecture of Reality

Brian MacKay-Lyons' Nova Scotia farm property is an architectural village comprised largely of projects created through 13 Ghost design-build workshops. It is also a potent touchstone, argues Juhani Pallasmaa, for architecture grounded in reality rather than fantasy.

A Sustained Search

Teachers, mentors, colleagues and peers testify to the impact and relevance of Brian MacKay-Lyons' work.

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.

Inaccessible Access: A Paradox of Design

The design of exterior entrance areas can make or break the experience of wheelchair users as they approach buildings.