Canadian Architect


Sector
Urban Design + Planning



A Sustained Search

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


Accelerated Urbanism

The Pan/ParaPan American Games Athletes' Village was built in less than three years. After the games, the area will transform into the Canary District, Toronto's newest neighbourhood. The architects behind the winning design explain how it happened.

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.

St. Lawrence District, Toronto

More than 30 years on, the St. Lawrence neighbourhood remains a unique Toronto prototype.

Editorial: Preparing for the Games

The Pan Am Games have been a large-scale testing ground for the AFP process.

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.