Canadian Architect


Sector
Residential

Award of Excellence: Phase VII Student Residence, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Mississauga, Ontario: Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc. Maintaining the site's ecological conditions are among the strategies used in what the architects called "TranSiting" or "building with the environment."

Award of Merit: Gordon Shrum Guest House

Vancouver, British Columbia: Henriquez Partners Architects Urban Designers. The first of a three-phase project for a residential enclave is both subtle and playful, executed under the strict design guidelines for a Vancouver heritage neighbourhood.



Older equals fitter


Steel Treehouse

An Ontario cottage addresses the challenge of building lightly on the land in a playful and inventive way.

Remedial Economics

The former B.C. government's school building policy illustrates the pitfalls of short-term expediency and overly regulated design.

Regarding Mies

Two major exhibitions on Mies van der Rohe reveal some new interpretations of his enigmatic work.

Northern Light (August 01, 2001)

A school for Yellowknife's francophone community incorporates a library and meeting facilities in a colourful and animated building.

News (July 01, 2001)