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August 14, 2019
 
News Briefs
 
Fast + Epp building a hybrid mass timber office in Vancouver
 
Fast + Epp building a hybrid mass timber office in Vancouver
 
Construction has begun for structural engineering firm Fast + Epp’s new four-storey mass timber office in Vancouver. The hybrid superstructure is scheduled to be erected within 12 days.
 
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Aging Calgary office building repurposed as multifamily tower
Aging Calgary office building repurposed as multifamily tower
 
The Cube project by Strategic Group has transformed an aging office building into a residential tower with street-level retail in Calgary’s Beltline community.
 
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Announcing the winner of the People’s Notre Dame Design Competition
Announcing the winner of the People’s Notre Dame Design Competition
 
Chinese designers Zeyu Cai and Sibei Li are the winners of the People’s Notre-Dame Design Competition organized by book publisher GoArchitect.
 
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Big Box
 
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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IGMA and AAMA to unify as one organization
 
IGMA and AAMA to unify as one organization
 
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) are combining into one organization, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance.
 
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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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Roadmap to net zero ready 2030: Owens Corning’s sustainable building enclosures
 
Roadmap to net zero ready 2030: Owens Corning’s sustainable building enclosures
 
Using Owens Corning® EcoTouch® PINK® FIBERGLAS® Insulation, FOAMULAR® rigid foam insulation and Thermafiber® mineral wool insulation helps provide a durable, energy-efficient building enclosure.
 
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Features
 
Managing the risks of efflorescence
 
The tile industry has experienced efflorescence for a long time. Unfortunately, many in the industry believe it is solely the tile contractor or installation material supplier’s responsibility to prevent it from happening, and remove it when it occurs. Although poor installation methods can cause it, building design and product selection are also a factor.
 
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Seismic retrofit of historic Ontario courthouse
 
When cracks were observed within concrete masonry units and interior stairwell wall mortar joints of the North Bay Provincial Courthouse structure in Ontario, a building condition assessment led to a seismic retrofit and construction of a new lateral force-resisting system with precast concrete shear walls.
 
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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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Designs revealed for Parks Canada’s new home
 
 
Gensler unveils design for a temporary pavilion at Notre Dame
 
 
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