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January 15, 2020
 
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Presenting Ontario’s first mass timber commercial building in over 100 years
 
Presenting Ontario’s first mass timber commercial building in over 100 years
 
Designed by Quadrangle, the five-storey building seeks to bring back all the features people love about historic brick and beam workplaces—the spacious layout and a warm look and feel.
 
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McGill University Health Centre earns another LEED Gold
McGill University Health Centre earns another LEED Gold
 
The McGill University Health Centre has received a second Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, a first in Québec.
 
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Henning Larsen to design Copenhagen’s first all-timber neighbourhood
Henning Larsen to design Copenhagen’s first all-timber neighbourhood
 
Henning Larsen’s proposal for Fælledby transforms a former dumping ground site into a model for sustainable living, balancing human priorities with the natural surroundings.
 
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Québec library serves as a dynamic civic space
 
Québec library serves as a dynamic civic space
 
The Drummondville Library project in Québec transposes the historical, cultural, and poetic essence of the region into a studied urban and architectural composition.
 
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BIG reveals designs for city of the future
 
BIG reveals designs for city of the future
 
The Danish architecture firm has revealed designs for a prototype ‘city of the future’ for the automotive company Toyota on a 71-ha (175-acre) site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan.
 
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Features
 
Virtual air barrier for a Regina heritage building
 
Built in 1913, the Viterra building in Regina, Sask., was originally designed as a department store. A major restoration of the exterior walls and cladding as well as a comprehensive indoor fit-up was completed on the low-rise portion of the building in 2018. It now has a virtual air barrier/dynamic buffer zone (VAB/DBZ) system to protect the building envelope and to improve indoor air quality.
 
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Overview of thin brick veneer installations
 
Though thin brick veneers were first developed in the 1950s as a way to reface existing construction, this material now occupies a very prominent position in the construction industry. As the world continues to move in a more sustainable direction with thoughtful attention paid to building materials, thin brick veneers stand out for their natural sourcing, insulating properties, and longevity.
 
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CSC-DCC   News
 
Message from the President: Prepare for change
 
 
CSC Edmonton presents on bonded waterproofing technology
 
 
Ottawa Chapter hosts technical seminar
 
 
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Montréal hotel marries elegance and modernity
 
 
Vancouver’s BLA Design Group wins microhome design contest
 
 
Manitoba university gets $2.5M for new concert hall
 
 
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