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January 2, 2019

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$700M twin tower planned for Montréal

$700M twin tower planned for Montréal

Devimco Immobilier, Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ, and Fiera Properties have entered into a partnership to develop one of the largest mixed-use real estate projects in Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles neighbourhood.

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Daoust Lestage wins Winnipeg’s Market Lands design competition

Daoust Lestage wins Winnipeg’s Market Lands design competition

The jury appreciated the clarity of Daoust Lestage’s proposal and agreed its stand-alone glass market structure and surrounding plazas presented an inviting space for visitors.

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Sejong world’s first ISO-certified smart city

Sejong world’s first ISO-certified smart city

Sejong in South Korea is the world’s first city to receive the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) smart city certification. Sejong was measured in 22 categories including vision management and road mapping.

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Big Box

Projections for the 2019 Canadian construction industry

Projections for the 2019 Canadian construction industry

FMI Corporation is excited to release its first Canadian construction forecast for 2019, which includes projections for the various segments that make up the broader built environment in Canada.

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A look inside Canada’s largest net zero institutional building

A look inside Canada’s largest net zero institutional building

Students at Mohawk College’s Fennel Campus in Hamilton were welcomed back to school last fall with an 8919-m2 (96,000-sf), solar-powered, and state-of-the-art research, learning, and lab facility.

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Feature

Assessing tough sustainability decisions: Informing expert intuition

A major theme of our times is the powerful idea of sustainability. Yet, for the practical decision-maker working in the built environment, choosing between alternatives in an attempt to maximize project sustainability is rarely easy, because true sustainability involves fulfilling three frequently conflicting factors: economic, social and environmental.

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