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January 9, 2019

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Montréal university’s terrace repurposed as outdoor salon

Montréal university’s terrace repurposed as outdoor salon

Located on the Mount Royal Heritage Site, McGill University in downtown Montréal transformed its Leacock building to meet a new vision focusing on sustainable mobility, increased biodiversity, and innovation.

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Submissions open for BC lighting design competition

Submissions open for BC lighting design competition

Lighting design submissions for the 2019 Vision Awards is now being accepted by the Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC). The deadline to register is February 15.

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Registrations open for Edmonton design competition

Registrations on for Edmonton design contest

The city of Edmonton is soliciting proposals from multidisciplinary teams to design a multi-unit, medium-density, or ‘missing middle’, housing development on five parcels of land.

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Architecture teams shortlisted for 2020 Venice Biennale

Architecture teams shortlisted for 2020 Venice Biennale

Four teams have been shortlisted for the 2020 Venice Biennale in architecture. The Canadian Council for the Arts is also doubling its previous investment to enhance the international profile of Canada’s representation.

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AIA study provides roadmap to enhance architect-manufacturer relationship

AIA study provides roadmap to enhance architect-manufacturer relationship

The study, “The Architect’s Journey to Specification: Rethinking the Role Between Architects and Manufacturers,” sheds light on the critical relationships shared by building product manufacturers and architects in creating better outcomes for owners and occupants.

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Feature

Vapour barrier tape: Five common questions answered

A vapour barrier tape must provide strong adhesion in cold, hot, or humid conditions. It should also be durable, easy-to-apply, and resist a wide range of internal and external variables such as weathering, temperature, and chemicals.

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