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August 7, 2019
 
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Designs revealed for Parks Canada’s new home
 
Designs revealed for Parks Canada’s new home
 
Developed by Moriyama and Teshima Architects and NFOE Architects, the 8200-m2 (88,264-sf) facility in Gatineau, Qué., will be home to 25 million archaeological and historical objects.
 
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Gensler unveils design for a temporary pavilion at Notre Dame
Gensler unveils design for a temporary pavilion at Notre Dame
 
Gensler proposes a charred timber structure on the Notre Dame campus to use as a temporary place of worship and community hub while the 850-year-old, fire-ravaged cathedral is restored.
 
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Diamond Schmitt’s Birgit Siber to receive lifetime achievement award
Diamond Schmitt’s Birgit Siber to receive lifetime achievement award
 
The award from the Sustainable Buildings Canada (SBC) acknowledges Birgit Siber’s green building initiatives through advocacy, research, innovation, and design excellence.
 
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Rooftop safety audit: The top three things that experts see
 
Rooftop safety audit: The top three things that experts see
 
When it comes to regulations, inspections, and provincial standards, understanding rooftop safety can be overwhelming. An authorized fall protection professional can define a project’s requirements and implement a solution to meet the building team’s safety needs.
 
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The key to safer, more inspiring mid-rise wood designs
 
The key to safer, more inspiring mid-rise wood designs
 
Wood is remarkable. It is the only building material that is renewable and offers both flexibility and design freedom. Building codes in the past restricted the height of wood-frame construction, but the growing demand for sustainable materials has changed this.
 
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Features
 
Optimizing safety and security in new construction and remodels
 
Safety and security are challenges for facilities of all sizes, and is a multilayered effort requiring careful assessment and understanding of the ‘what-if’ scenarios that could impact one’s business. A new construction or retrofit can present the opportunity to upgrade safety systems and technologies to help make a building smarter, safer, and more connected.
 
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Lightweight rear-ventilated rainscreen façade thickness 101
 
Lightweight façade materials with significantly lower embodied energy are being adopted into building designs instead of the more traditional, thicker, and heavier cladding products like masonry blocks or precast concrete. In many cases, the change in façade thickness and resulting embodied energy has been dramatic.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the President: Keys to communicating effectively
 
 
Toronto Chapter presents on lightweight steel framing
 
 
CSC Hamilton-Niagara co-hosts charity golf tournament
 
 
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Tulip-shaped tower project axed by London mayor
 
 
Winnipeg aviation museum to get new building
 
 
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