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October 10, 2018

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Coated glass helps Toronto tower rise out of historic setting

Coated glass helps Toronto tower rise out of historic setting

High-performance bent and flat glass helped Hariri Pontarini Architects create an undulating modern glass tower in Toronto, while still meeting the building team’s performance requirements.

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Wooden roof at Montréal clubhouse enhances golfing experience

Wooden roof at Montréal clubhouse enhances golfing experience

Designed by Architecture49, the clubhouse for Golf Exécutif Montréal, located in Québec, is a green oasis. The building’s curve, echoing the driving range, harmonizes with the setting while meeting the needs of golfers.

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Diamond Schmitt-designed Ontario rec centre used new delivery model

Diamond Schmitt-designed Ontario rec centre used new delivery model

The $37-million Trafalgar Park Community Centre project is one of the first in Canada to use the integrated project delivery (IPD) model. Under this arrangement, client, architect, and contractor operate as a team to apply lean construction principles to design, fabrication, and construction.

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Big Box

A metal wall baseboard for commercial buildings

A metal wall baseboard for commercial buildings

Schluter-Systems’ DESIGNBASE-SL is a top set wall baseboard providing a modern and stylish alternative to traditional baseboards in commercial buildings and condominiums.

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Revealing the greenest schools in Canada

Revealing the greenest schools in Canada

Winning schools in Ontario and Alberta incorporate solar energy, greenhouses, beekeeping, and gardening in their sustainability efforts.

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Submissions invited for OAA’s SHIFT Architecture Challenge

Submissions invited for OAA’s SHIFT Architecture Challenge

The challenge asks Ontario architects to show how architectural thinking can promote social equity, reduce isolation, or embody social justice.

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Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

When it comes to developing interior signage for a commercial building the most important choice is a well-designed system of modular informational signs.

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Feature

Say goodbye to common basement wall problems

There is one thing you can count on with basements: given enough time, cracks will appear. The go-to repair is crack injection, but there is a high failure rate since the repair itself does not keep the wall from moving, which is often what causes these cracks. The only way to avoid this is by applying a permanent structural solution such as carbon fibre on top of the injection.

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