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May 22, 2019
 
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First-of-its-kind mass timber project proposed for B.C.
First-of-its-kind mass timber project proposed for B.C.
 
Rethinking conventional development in the heart of Victoria, B.C., D’Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism propose two mass timber buildings over one level of underground parking.
 
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Trudeau offers Canadian wood and steel to rebuild Notre Dame
Trudeau offers Canadian wood and steel to rebuild Notre Dame
 
During a recent visit to Paris, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered to provide Canadian steel and lumber for the restoration of the iconic Notre Dame cathedral that was destroyed by a massive fire last month.
 
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RAIC celebrates excellence in architecture
RAIC celebrates excellence
in architecture
 
The eight projects and individuals receiving 2019 RAIC Awards of Excellence reflect outstanding achievement in architecture through innovation, green building, allied arts, advocacy, and journalism.
 
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EllisDon appoints new executives to its management team
 
EllisDon appoints new executives to its management team
 
Construction services company EllisDon has selected new members for its senior-level management team to ensure sufficient oversight, seamless operations, and growth.
 
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B.C. suspension bridge wins hot-dip galvanizing award
 
B.C. suspension bridge wins hot-dip galvanizing award
 
The Whistler/Blackcomb Cloudraker suspension bridge in British Columbia has won the ‘Most Distinguished’ award from the American Galvanizers Association (AGA).
 
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Feature
 
Exploring the balancing act of glass in construction
 
Glass has the capacity to be part of beautifully designed buildings and to allow for dramatic views of the outside from within. It can be specified to add a sense of lightness to a structure as well as to convey a modern, impressive, and eye-catching look. At the same time, it must meet the project’s performance requirement because of today’s focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.
 
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Assessing thermal performance and resiliency of contemporary buildings
 
Requirements for energy and thermal performance and resilience are growing more stringent, as well as playing an increasingly significant role in building codes throughout North America. Designers, developers, and owners must be compliant with modern building codes, and familiar with suitable methods for quickly estimating, at an early stage, the thermal performance and resiliency of building systems.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the President: Where did the year go?!
 
 
CSC Vancouver Island presents on lighting
 
 
Grand Valley Chapter plans golf day
 
 
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World’s first 3D-printed community to be built in Latin America
 
 
Controlling thermal movement in metal panel roofs
 
 
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