A massive fire has destroyed much of Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, considered one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures. The fire broke out Monday, April 15, evening on the cathedral’s roof and quickly consumed the more than 850-year-old building.
The Tulip tower by J. Safra Group and Foster + Partners has been given the go-ahead by the City of London, United Kingdom. When completed, this cultural attraction could become the tallest building in London and second tallest in Western Europe.
Located in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood, 77 Wade Avenue aims to be the tallest modern mass timber office and commercial building in the country that is targeting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
Glass has the capacity to be part of beautifully designed buildings, to make a statement, and to allow for dramatic views of the outside from within. It can be specified to add a sense of lightness to a structure as well as to convey a modern, impressive, and eye-catching look. At the same time, it must meet the project’s performance requirement because of today’s focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.
Attend the CSC Vancouver’s lunch meeting to learn more about designing safer glass railings with laminated glass. The event will take place at the Sandman Hotel on Thursday, February 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Daoust Lestage’s proposal has won the Market Lands southern parcel design competition in Winnipeg. CentreVenture Development Corporation said the ‘new market square’ idea was the jury’s unanimous choice. The jury appreciated the clarity of the proposal and agreed its stand-alone glass market structure and surrounding plazas presented an inviting space for visitors.
Earlier this month, construction was completed on Rigaud City Hall, a new civic administration facility for a small Québec community. Designed by Affleck de la Riva Architects, the urban redevelopment project proposes the reorganization of a section of the historic village centre and the city hall building.