Earlier this month, members of Québec’s design community gathered at Casino de Montréal for the 11th Grands Prix Du Design awards ceremony. Hosted by journalist Herby Moreau, the event honoured more than 70 projects and designers.
Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) has announced the launch of the 5th annual “Tapping the Future” student design contest. The theme for this year’s competition is hospitality. Sponsored by the association’s Toronto and Grand Valley Chapters, the contest involves taking a physical space and demonstrating how it could be theoretically reimagined, enabling students to showcase their skills with architecture, building materials, and construction documentation.
For the last several years, Construction Canada has conducted an annual salary survey, publishing the results in the issue coinciding with Construction Specifications Canada’s (CSC) national conference.
Modern engineering and construction projects are growing ever more ambitious and complex. Technology plays an integral part in helping the industry to achieve such goals, enabling enhanced design, planning, and construction.
On November 17 and 18, the Edmonton Expo Centre will be hosting the Green Industry Show and Conference (GISC). The conference is open to those in all sectors of the industry, including designers, arborists, owners, students, growers, and contractors. The show is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, featuring more than 250 booths.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) selected 30 winning projects for its 2016 Professional Awards, including Underpass Park in Toronto. Underpass Park, designed by PFS Studio for Waterfront Toronto, won the award of excellence in the general design category.
The 2016 “Tapping the Future” Student Design Competition, co-presented by CSC Grand Valley and Toronto chapters, recently announced its theme and real-world project site for this year’s competition. The theme, “High Tech Business Cluster,” is reflected in its real world project site at 8 Queen Street N in the heart of downtown Kitchener, Ont.
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