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May 15, 2019
 
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Nearly 80 new skyscrapers to rise in Toronto
Nearly 80 new skyscrapers to rise in Toronto
 
Toronto’s already crowded skyline could see even more new skyscrapers being constructed in the next few years, which could more than double the number of tall buildings in the city.
 
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World’s first 3D-printed community to be built in Latin America
World’s first 3D-printed community to be built in Latin America
 
Yves Béhar and industrial design firm Fuseproject partnered with the nonprofit New Story and construction technology company Icon to design, plan, and build the first ever 3D-printed community.
 
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Cutting-edge school of design opens at Toronto college
Cutting-edge school of design opens at Toronto college
 
George Brown College (GBC) has relocated its School of Design to the newly built Daniels City of the Arts complex in Toronto. The multipurpose facility provides more than 9290 m2 (100,000 sf) of space for hands-on learning.
 
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Architect Tatiana Bilbao wins the coveted Marcus Prize
 
Architect Tatiana Bilbao wins the coveted Marcus Prize
 
The founder of Tatiana Bilbao Estudio in Mexico City, Mexico, is the winner of the 2019 Marcus Prize that honours architects for their outstanding work to date, as well as their promise of greatness in the future.
 
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Poland tower blurs boundaries between the interior and exterior
 
Poland tower blurs boundaries between the interior and exterior
 
The Mennica Legacy Tower, a commercial,
35-storey complex by firm Goettsch Partners (GP) is constructed for nearly column-free floor plates to allow larger lease spans and flexibility in tenant workplace.
 
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Feature
 
Xypex crystalline waterproofing admix protects priceless art in new Helsinki museum
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Like an alien funhouse, the multidomed ceiling of the subterranean Amos Rex Art Museum in Finland pushes up from below Helsinki’s Lasipalatsi Plaza to create an interactive outdoor playscape. The addition of Xypex Admix C-1000 NF allowed the museum project to move ahead without the delays other waterproofing products would have introduced, thereby saving time and money.
 
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Polished concrete: Closing the expectation gap
 
Polished concrete is one of the most widely utilized floor systems. However, a successful outcome with it in new construction is still unpredictable. Hence, some building professionals hesitate to employ it in their projects. Unique to this floor system is the long line of tradespeople involved with the process, including general contractors (GCs), ready-mix suppliers, and concrete placers, finishers, and polishers. This division of responsibility can cause problems with the final result.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the President: Where did the year go?!
 
 
CSC Edmonton gears up for annual golf tournament
 
 
Winnipeg Chapter ready for tee time
 
 
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Architects propose a Gothic and biomimetic roof for Notre Dame
 
 
Should Canadian cities follow NYC and consider banning new ‘inefficient’ glass skyscrapers?
 
 
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