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November 14, 2018

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New tool streamlines green building design in Ontario

New tool streamlines green building design in Ontario

The EnergyCompass is a free data visualization platform that will streamline energy benchmarking and reporting during the design phase of building development projects. This tool aims to accelerate the understanding and adoption of energy-saving solutions.

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Geodesic domes blend harmoniously with Québec forest

Geodesic domes blend harmoniously with Québec forest

Designed by Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects, the Dômes Charlevoix is a new concept of four-seasons, eco-luxurious accommodations located in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Qué. It is an invitation to experience luxury in the mountains, in harmony with nature and its elements.

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Revealing the finalists for Winnipeg’s Market Lands design competition

Revealing the finalists for Winnipeg’s Market Lands design competition

CentreVenture Development Corporation has shortlisted five teams to participate in the design competition for the Market Lands site in Winnipeg. The teams have to submit conceptual designs for a 100-unit affordable housing complex.

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Big Box

Sustainable solutions for high energy-efficient durable buildings

Sustainable solutions for high energy-efficient durable buildings

New Owens Corning Thermafiber Mineral Wool Insulation provides fire-resistant, thermal, and acoustical solutions, perfect for residential new build and home renovation projects.

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Construction begins on Ottawa memorial for victims of communism

Construction begins on Ottawa memorial for victims of communism

A sod-turning ceremony was held earlier this month for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, a Land of Refuge.

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Feature

Steel framing and panelization chosen for mid-rise retirement residence

Cold-formed steel (CFS) construction has evolved into a logical and efficient way to build many structures. Further, steel framing can be combined with offsite construction techniques to fully capitalize tighter tolerances and precision assembly processes.

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