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July 3, 2019
 
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Ontario university honours pioneering architect with green wall
 
Ontario university honours pioneering architect with green wall
 
The Bata Library at Trent University in Peterborough features a 26-m2 (278-sf) green wall in the atrium. The library was designed by architect Ronald Thom, a pioneer of modern Canadian architecture.
 
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3XN designs the Olympic committee a new HQ
 
3XN designs the Olympic committee a new HQ
 
Designed by 3XN, the façade of the International Olympic Committee’s new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, pays tribute to the Olympic spirit.
 
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Copper architecture award winners announced
 
Copper architecture award winners announced
 
The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre by Formline Architecture in Vancouver, B.C., wins the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture award.
 
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Québec’s village of cabins offers a connection to nature
 
Québec’s village of cabins offers a connection to nature
 
Designed by Montréal-based Appareil Architecture, the Beside Cabins in Lanaudière, Qué., seeks to provide an outdoor destination at the juncture of nature and culture.
 
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Hamilton mid-rise features ‘smart-living’ for senior residents
 
Hamilton mid-rise features ‘smart-living’ for senior residents
 
Upper Mill Pond, the newest addition to the village at St. Elizabeth Mills in Hamilton, has broken ground. It is one of the first resort-style communities in the country.
 
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Features
 
IoT in new build construction
 
The current shift in how buildings are designed, built, and used is motivated by four predominant influencing factors: urbanization, desire for lower energy use, sustainability, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Disruptions resulting from technology are bringing golden opportunities to create new requirements for buildings, enabling their owners to realize better efficiencies throughout the design, construction, and operation stages.
 
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Assignment of design to constructors: Continuing the discussion
 
Design professionals have deferred aspects of design responsibility to contractors as long as there have been architects, engineers, and contractors. This approach works best when final design of specific elements is resolved as a component of construction deliverables, rather than a detailed portion of the construction document set.
 
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CSC Vancouver Island presents on fire door systems
 
 
Vancouver Chapter discusses fire doors
 
 
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Designs unveiled for new Library and Archives Canada preservation centre
 
 
New Montréal tower could be tallest in the city
 
 
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