Canadian Architect


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.

Northern Light (August 01, 2001)

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

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.

News (July 01, 2001)

Embodied Minds

A major exhibition at the CCA emphasizes John Soane's pivotal role in the transition from neo-classicism to modernism.