The 2018 Prairie Design Awards celebrate design excellence in the region. Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit were handed out in the categories of Recent Work, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Small Projects.
Natural Resources Canada has promised $6.7 million to expand the country’s curbside charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EV). The funding will come from the Energy Innovation Program’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstrations component.
Alberta WoodWorks is organizing a one-day workshop on “Engineering Essentials for Timber Design” in several cities. The event will take place at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, Calgary, on May 7 and the Matrix Hotel, Edmonton, on May 8.
Construction on the Royal Alberta Museum’s (RAM’s) new building in Edmonton is complete. At 38,926 m2 (419,000 sf), the new structure is twice the size of the former museum. Located in the heart of Edmonton’s Arts District, the new RAM is a careful blend of a well-designed structure and its historic content.
The Calgary Chapter of CSC along with the Glass and Architectural Metals Association (GAMA) and Alberta Building Envelope Council (ABEC) is holding a dinner meeting on April 12 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Winston Golf Club.
Designed and built to produce as much energy as it consumes, one of the first homes built in EchoHaven, a gated community in northwest Calgary, has been zero-energy certified by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).