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April 24, 2019

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Announcing the world’s best tall building

Announcing the world’s best tall building

The Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, California, has won the 2019 Best Tall Building Worldwide award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

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Tulip-shaped skyscraper gets green light

Tulip-shaped skyscraper gets green light

The Tulip tower (London, United Kingdom) by J. Safra Group and Foster + Partners could become the tallest building in London and second tallest in Western Europe.

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Construction costs highest in Vancouver: Report

Construction costs highest in Vancouver: Report

With an average construction cost of US$2,720.8 per m2, Vancouver is the most expensive place to build in Canada and the 14th priciest location globally, per a survey by Turner & Townsend.

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Big Box

N.S. plans $130M art gallery in Halifax

N.S. plans $130M art gallery in Halifax

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will be housed in a new, modern space on the Halifax waterfront. The 13,192-m2 (142,000-sf) facility will be able to accommodate larger exhibitions and a greater diversity of artists.

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Concrete waterproofing by crystallization

Concrete waterproofing by crystallization

Xypex integral crystalline technology waterproofs concrete foundation structures as they are poured and cannot be damaged during installation or backfilling.

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France is seeking architects to redesign Notre Dame

France is seeking architects to redesign Notre Dame

France’s Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has announced an international architectural competition to redesign the roofline of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after last week’s massive fire.

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Hamilton landmark building repurposed to revive its urban neighbourhood

Hamilton landmark building repurposed to revive its urban neighbourhood

Westinghouse HQ in Hamilton is set to become an energetic hub for commercial and cultural activities, and a blueprint for urban neighbourhood revival.

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Feature

Cool learning: Schools are cutting costs and increasing comfort with fans

Last summer, daytime temperatures in Toronto were breaking records at 32 C (90 F) and feeling much closer to 42 C (107 F) with the humidity. Architects and engineers are employing a simple and economical solution to the problem: ceiling fans.

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