Tag Archives: Architecture

2016 Salary Survey: Survey says?

Every year, we reach out to the readers of Construction Canada and ask them about their thoughts on the country’s construction industry. The magazine reaches all sorts of design/construction experts across the nation, but it is also the official publication of Construction Specifications Canada (CSC), a multidisciplinary group committed to the ongoing development and delivery of quality education programs and services for the betterment of the construction community.

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Transforming architecture with copper

Structures across Canada are turning green in more ways than one. The Beaty Lundin Visitor Centre (Britannia Beach, B.C.), the University of Toronto at Mississauga Campus Instructional Centre, and Oshawa’s University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are examples of buildings clad in copper—a material that naturally turns green, and is 100 per cent recyclable.

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PCI accepting entries for 2015 Design Awards

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI’s) 53rd annual design competition is now open for architects and engineers to submit their projects for judging. The awards program recognizes excellence, innovation, and construction quality using precast concrete in structural design. A panel of industry experts will judge entries based on creativity and ingenuity in the use of precast concrete achieving aesthetic expression, function, economy, and sustainability.

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Buildex conference returns to Vancouver

Buildex, a two-day tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design, and property management industries, is returning to Vancouver this year. From February 25 to 26, the annual conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West expects more than 13,500 attendees. It offers a ‘build-your-own’ conference schedule as each session is individually priced; there will also be more than 600 exhibits, and 50 educational seminars.

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